Seahawks clinch NFC West
The defense held Los Angeles to three field goals and the offense produced just enough as Seattle beat the Rams 20-9 Sunday at Lumen Field to clinch the NFC West Division.
The Seahawks are 11-4 and will finish the regular season at 1:25 p.m. Sunday versus San Francisco at Glendale, Arizona.
The Rams (9-6) had a chance to tie the Seahawks atop the division. But, Seattle's defense had something to say about it, allowing only three Matt Gay field goals. The Rams had 334 yards — more than the Seahawks (292) — but the Seattle defense stood tall when it counted.
Quandre Diggs had an interception for Seattle.
Russell Wilson went 20 of 32 for 225 yards and one touchdown, and he had a short TD run early in the second half. The TD pass went to tight end Jacob Hollister, who's from Bend, with 2:51 left in the game; Wilson went 5 of 5 passing on the drive.
Jason Myers had two field goals for the Seahawks. He has made 33 consecutive field goal attempts.
The Rams' Jared Goff went 24 of 43 for 234 yards, without a TD pass.
It was Seattle's first division title since 2016 and fifth under coach Pete Carroll.
Five consecutive opponents have been held under 20 points by the Seattle defense, which struggled early in the season.
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