RENTON, Wash. -- Do the Seahawks still have a problem in stopping the running game?
The San Francisco 49ers rushed for 163 yards in Sunday’s 19-17 victory, but 137 of those yards came before contact, averaging 4.3 yards per carry before a Seattle player touched the runner.
Both numbers are the worst this season for the Seahawks defense. However, 51 of those yards came on one play near the end of the game. Frank Gore was not contacted on his 51-yard rush that set up the game-winning field goal.
EARTH CITY, Mo. -- St. Louis Rams rookie Tavon Austin suffered an ankle injury after a 56-yard run against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday.
Austin stayed down for a few moments after the run, and it initially looked as though it could be something serious. But Austin walked off on his own power and actually returned to the game soon after for a punt return. Moments after that, though, the Rams removed Austin from the game and announced that he would not return.
TEMPE, Ariz. -- If there was one person built to handle a comeback, it's Tyrann Mathieu.
He's already stared at the possibility of never playing in the NFL and knocked that possibility on its back, as he's done to receivers all season. He's used his mind and then his body to break through perceptions and barriers on his road from LSU to the Arizona Cardinals.
That's why this comeback won't be all that different from the first one.
Cardinals coach Bruce Arians confirmed Monday what he had feared following Sunday's 30-10 win over the St.