Here's our weekly roundup of updated NFL power rankings from national media and major newspapers. The Seahawks made the biggest jump in the league, as high as No. 4 in one ranking, but the San Francisco 49ers are lurking not far behind.
Seahawks Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin, with Baldwin speaking from behind a lifesize cardboard cutout of himself, were critical of NFL policies on Tuesday, particularly the league’s $100,000 fine of teammate Marshawn Lynch.
The Seattle Times will highlight a 12th Fan of the Week throughout the season. Each fan will predict the outcome of the next Seahawks game against a Seattle celebrity and Times reporters and columnists.
Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn said during his weekly meeting with the media today that he felt the Seattle defense was the "most connected'' it has been all season during Sunday's 19-3 win over Arizona.