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It’s Thursday. You know what that means.
Welcome to the beginning of another week in the NFL Season. We have had Thursday games featuring some mediocre teams lately – although that Bengals vs Jaguars game was an absolute banger – but now we have a rather huge game as the Seahawks host the Rams to kick off the week.
This is also the week where the Jets and Falcons go to the UK. Dear god. I might just sleep in that day.
This is a big divisional game in the NFC West. The Cardinals are 4-0, the Rams 3-1 and the Seahawks 2-2. Seahawks have only played one home game so far this season. They lost in OT to the Titans in a big comeback for Tennessee.
Seahawks are coming in off that solid victory over the 49ers. I thought that was more on the 9ers though who I think are still a bit off this season. I don’t think their QB rotation is helping them.
The Rams experienced their first loss and it was a tough one as the Cards blitzed them 37-20.
Sportsbooks have this one as a shootout, with the line at over 54.5 points. Despite being on the road, the Rams are 2.5 point favourites.
Stafford should have a good game. The Seahawks haven’t shown much on the pass defense front lately. Wilson is playing solid and I don’t believe he should have much trouble with this Rams defense.
Rams should also be able to run the ball against this defense. I haven’t been blown away with the Seahawks rushing game much this season.
Cards did a great job at stopping Kupp last week but I don’t think the Seahawks will have the same ability to do so.
Unless the Seahawks defense steps up big tonight, I feel the Rams should cover the point spread and win the game. One thing we know from Stafford too is that he never gives up in a game. He had plenty of deficits for Detroit but still kept chugging away. So even if down late, they will keep on going.