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(SportsNetwork. Ryan Kesler Jersey .com) - The Seattle Seahawks are off to the best start in franchise history, a nice little run which has a good chance to continue on "Monday Night Football" when Pete Carrolls club visits NFC West-rival St. Louis. Coverage on TSN begins with Monday Night Football at 6:30pm et/3:30 pm pt. You can watch the game live on TSN at 8:30pm et/5:30pm et. The Rams figured to have a tough time matching up with the talented Seahawks under normal circumstances and will now have to do so without starting quarterback Sam Bradford, who will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a torn ACL in the teams 30-15 Week 7 loss at Carolina. Bradford, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft out of Oklahoma, had thrown for 1,687 yards with 14 touchdowns and four interceptions in seven games this season. "He was playing very, very well, not only yesterday but was just improving weekly," Rams coach Jeff Fisher said. "The challenge is obvious in this world when you have an impact player go down." Veteran backup Kellen Clemens, who has 12 career NFL starts under his belt, including three for the Rams (all losses) back in 2011, will take over under center for the Rams but the franchise was reportedly considering many other options, including luring the 44-year-old Brett Favre out of retirement. Favre called the offer flattering but prudently decided to stay on the sidelines. "Its flattering, but you know theres no way Im going to do that," the former three-time NFL MVP told ESPN Radio. "I had a great career. I think if anything, the last year that I played (2010 with Minnesota) was an obvious writing on the wall, vision for you if you will. It was time." The Rams did bring in another former Southern Mississippi QB, however, inking Austin Davis, as well as journeyman Brady Quinn as insurance behind Clemens. Before leaving with the injury against Carolina, Bradford completed 21 of his 30 pass attempts for 255 yards and a touchdown pass to Zac Stacy. Stacy, meanwhile, had four catches for 34 yards and also gained 53 yards on 17 carries for the Rams. The Seahawks kept up their winning ways in Week 7 when Russell Wilson threw for 235 yards and three touchdowns to lead Seattle to a 34-22 victory over the Arizona Cardinals back on Oct. 17. Wilson completed 18-of-29 passes and added 29 rushing yards on eight carries, while Marshawn Lynch racked up 91 yards and a score on 21 totes for the Seahawks, who are 6-1 to start a season for the first time. "This was a really cool night for our football team," Carroll said. "We wanted to get on the road and get this thing done and continue to feel good about our ability to win on the road." The road has historically been a tough place for Seattle but the club is slowly turning that around, already matching its win total away from the Pacific Northwest in 2012 (three) and creeping toward the single-season franchise record of five victories in 1984 and 2005. The Seahawks are 14-2 against the Rams since 2005 but those two losses came over their past three trips to St. Louis, including a 19-13 setback a year ago. WHAT TO WATCH FOR Clemens has appeared in 31 NFL games and started 12, compiling a 4-8 record (0-3 with the Rams) since being taken in the second round out of the University of Oregon by the New York Jets in the 2006 draft. "Im definitely different," Clemens said when talking about his growth as a player. "Theres a maturity and the experience of being around this league since then." There better be because Clemens, who last started a game on Nov. 25, 2011 when Bradford suffered another knee injury, will be facing the leagues best secondary, a group which fuels the Seahawks second-ranked defense that allows just 282.1 yards per game and 16.6 points per contest. The Seattle defensive backfield is built around All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman, who leads the NFL with 15 interceptions since entering the league in 2011 and will be shooting for his third straight game with a pick versus the Rams, along with Pro Bowl safety Earl Thomas, who has an INT in four of his last six games and is currently the only player in the NFL entering Week 8 with 40-plus tackles, four picks and two forced fumbles. Fisher believes Clemens will be ready. "He has a real good understanding of what were doing," Fisher said. "Hes been in the system for a long time. He was in the system at New York with (Rams offensive coordinator) Brian Schottenheimer, and he has a real good command of the offense. Hes been great in the building, on the practice field with the young guys. He expects a lot from the younger players, and hell get it from them." Seattles offense is no slouch either, ranking fourth in the NFL with 27.3 ppg thanks in large part to Wilson and Lynch, whose 578 rushing yards were second in the league entering the week to Philadelphias LeSean McCoy. The Seahawks could also get a boost from the possible return of Percy Harvin, who practiced for the first time since undergoing hip surgery in August. The dynamic big-play threat, who was acquired from Minnesota in exchange for three draft picks, including a first-round choice in April, hasnt played since Nov. 4 of last season when he injured his ankle, ironically against Seattle. The Seahawks can probably afford to sit Harvin for another week, though. "Its all day-to-day," said Harvin. "I want to play as soon as possible, but we all want to be smart in this thing." OVERALL ANALYSIS Seattle is far too talented for the Rams even with Bradford so its almost folly to expect Clemens to hit the ground running against this Seahawks secondary. "Somebodys got to play. Ill go out there and do the best job I can and try to help this team win some games," Clemens said. Clemens very well might do that but not this week, not against a Seattle team which is looking more and more like a legitimate Super Bowl contender. "It feels like we are still growing," said Carroll. "We are still a very young team and it feels that way. We have enough firepower in a lot of areas to overcome the things that are going in the wrong direction but we are playing good, solid football." Sports Network Predicted Outcome: Seahawks 30, Rams 13 Ben Bishop Jersey . 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"It will be a huge penalty if anyone is caught," said Steve ODonnell, NASCARs executive vice-president and chief racing development officer. ODonnell said NASCAR believes teams will police the testing themselves and report any organization that breaks the ban. The three-day annual Daytona 500 test each January was as much about promoting the season-opening race as it was for teams to shake off any cobwebs from the off-season. ODonnell said that time will now be used to send drivers on a cross-country promotional tour similar to the "Chase Across North America" that NASCAR used this month with its 16 Chase championship drivers assigned to visit various race markets. Scrapping the Daytona test was initiated by NASCAR, ODonnell said, and not a concession to the newly-formed Race Team Alliance, the group of team owners that is pushing for better efficiencies and reduced costs for competition. "Its NASCAR driven," ODonnell said. "Its with collaboration. Its working with the entire industry." Among other changes to the rules package are updated qualifying formats, including at the Daytona 500. The front row will now be set through group qualifying instead of the traditional single-car runs. The rest of the field will be set by a pair of qualifying races later in Speedweeks. NASCAR is also reducing engine horsepower through a tapered spacer from 850 to 725, and cutting the rear spoiler from 7.25 inches high to 6 inches. Thee horsepower reduction should slow cars from 5 mph to 7 mph, ODonnell said, and is aimed to create more passing through the field over the course of a long green-flag run. Justin Abdelkader Team USA Hockey Jersey. "The combination of a lower horsepower package, and a new aero package, which takes about 300 counts of downforce off of the car, we believe will make for an even better racing product," ODonnell said. "I think where you will really see it is in the turns, where drivers need to come off the throttle more, and we believe that will be where we see more passing, in turns." He said the goal is more green-flag passes for the lead and "we believe that will happen with drivers potentially making errors in the corner, and thats not just for the lead, but the entire field." NASCAR will also now use rain tires in the Sprint Cup Series at Sonoma and Watkins Glen. The rain tires are already used in the lower Nationwide and Truck Series races on road courses, to positive fan feedback. "The fans obviously love it," ODonnell said. "If its a complete downpour, obviously we cant race. But Goodyear is able to build a tire for Cup, and we talked to the teams and they said, Lets do it." As for qualifying, the formats will be shortened at all types of tracks, mostly to cut the length of time in the first segment. Teams currently are sitting on pit road trying to time when to run a hot lap, and NASCAR will try to eliminate the waiting. The first segment on short tracks and intermediate tracks will be 15 minutes, followed by a break, then 10 minutes, a break, and a final 5-minute session. At superspeedways, the field will be divided into two groups for the first 5-minute session, followed by two more 5-minute sessions. Road course qualifying will consist of one 25-minute session, followed by a 10-minute session. The Daytona 500 front row qualifying will be done in groups, but the length of the breaks is still being tweaked as NASCAR needs to fill a 3-hour television window. Cheap NFL Jerseys Cheap NFL Jerseys China Cheap Jerseys From China Cheap NFL Jerseys Authentic Wholesale Jerseys China Cheap NFL Jerseys China NFL Cheap Jerseys ' ' ' 
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