You don't go into conference calls with San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh and quarterback Colin Kaepernick expecting much.
There wasn't a lot of real personnel news from Pete Carroll's press conference Monday. But one thing he revealed is that linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis could be headed soon to the Injured Reserve list with a shoulder injury suffered against Kansas City.
Seahawks opponent: San Francisco 49ers
The Baltimore Ravens beat the host New Orleans Saints 34-27 and Buffalo routed the New York Jets 38-3 in Monday-night games.
The Seahawks cruised to a 19-3 victory over Arizona at home on Sunday but will have to turn around and play at San Francisco on Thanksgiving night.
Chiefs fear Pro Bowl safety could have lymphoma. He will be further evaluated at Emory University in Atlanta.
The Seahawks didn't really practice today. But since it was basically a Thursday of a normal game week, the teams involved had to release injury reports based on if they had.
I was pretty right, as it turned out, in how the game Sunday would go, picking Seattle to win 21-13 and predicting they'd do so thanks in part to its defense.
A closer look at San Francisco
Here's the official transcript of what Seattle coach Pete Carroll had to say to the media today:
Arizona’s unimaginative running attack was easily stuffed by the Seahawks defense, which was as healthy as it has been for a long time.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll spoke with the media on Monday. First, before we get to some of the highlights, Carroll said he expects Marshawn Lynch to be able to play Thursday against the 49ers. Lynch has been dealing with nagging injuries for most of the season, and he had to sit out a few series on
Fun video here as Russell Wilson and Pete Carroll get the Dude Perfect treatment, trying their hand at a variety of trick shots.
A common theme in the locker room afterward was that the defense played Sunday the most similarly to 2013 as at any time this season.
The Seahawks-Arizona game, shown on FOX, drew a 40.5 rating and 70 share in the Seattle-Tacoma market.
Here is the Pro Football Focus grade book for Seattle's win over Arizona Sunday:
We'll start first with the news that the Seattle-Kansas City game got another sterling local TV rating Sunday, televised on KCPQ-13. The game garnered a 40.1 rating and a 75 share. Neither is the top number of the year for the Seahawks, but the 10 a.m. slot typically lags a little bit behind afterno
Here are the Seahawks snap counts --- 58 was the total for the offense, 54 the defense.
Coach Pete Carroll and about 10 key players met last week to talk about the Seahawks’ struggles this season. The message of the meeting, according to Doug Baldwin, was “playing for each other, trusting each other and loving our brothers.”