@TSFSports Week 15 NFL Picks: The Seahawks are lowering the boom on NFC foes

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Russell Wilson has had to stay very mobile during the 2014 NFL season in order to help the Seattle Seahawks.

Russell Wilson has become more of a dual threat than usual.

It would be great to see NFL players continue their tributes to Mike Brown and Eric Garner, while still spreading awareness. Printed t-shirts, black gloves, black cleats, it doesn’t matter how you get the message out — just get it out.

 Two months ago, the Seattle Seahawks were on the ropes. Wide receiver Percy Harvin was traded, there were whispers about quarterback Russell Wilson’s Blackness as well as his ability to lead a championship-caliber team. The final blow was dealt when the team lost a 28-26 nail-biter to the struggling St. Louis Rams to end a week from hell.

In recent weeks, opponents have caught hell as the world champions have won six of their last seven including victories over the Panthers, Niners, Cardinals and Eagles. The once comfortable lead by the division-leading Cardinals has been shaved to one game as the Seahawks have won three straight.

Thursday December 11 Time (ET) TV The Skinny Post After Further Review
Arizona at St. Louis 8:25 PM NFL The Rams haven’t given up a point in two weeks and the Cardinals need a win. Rams 23 – Cardinals 17
Sunday December 14 Time (ET) TV The Skinny Post After Further Review
Pittsburgh at Atlanta 1:00 PM CBS Dangerous spot for the schizophrenic Steelers. Steelers 30 – Falcons 20
Washington at NY Giants 1:00 PM FOX The Giants are looking to close out the season strong as DC fights among themselves. Giants 23 – DC 13
Miami at New England 1:00 PM CBS The Patriots are back on track, the Dolphins are sinking fast. Patriots 33 – Dolphins 21
Oakland at Kansas City 1:00 PM CBS The Chiefs have no room for error against the suddenly dangerous Raiders Chiefs 27 – Raiders 20
Houston at Indianapolis 1:00 PM CBS The Texans could close to within a game of the division lead with a victory. Colts 34 – Texans 23
Jacksonville at Baltimore 1:00 PM CBS The Ravens haven’t made it easy for themselves all season. Ravens 25 – Jaguars 20
Green Bay at Buffalo 1:00 PM FOX Yes, the Bills steal this one. Bills 28 – Packers 24
Tampa Bay at Carolina 1:00 PM FOX Thank God Cam Newton is alright. It’s on Derek Anderson to save the season. Panthers 23 – Buccaneers 13
Cincinnati at Cleveland 1:00 PM FOX I don’t know if Johnny Manziel is prepared for this kind of pressure, but it will be fun to watch. Bengals 30 – Browns 21
NY Jets at Tennessee 4:05 PM CBS Do you think the Jets are winning on the road? Titans 24 – Jets 13
Denver at San Diego 4:05 PM CBS The Chargers bounce back and make things interesting in the AFC West. Chargers 33 – Broncos 24
Minnesota at Detroit 4:25 PM FOX Teddy Bridgewater faces his toughest test to date — and passes. Vikings 24 – Lions 20
San Francisco at Seattle 4:25 PM FOX The Seahawks slam the door on the Niners season. Seahawks 26 – 49ers 18
Dallas at Philadelphia 8:30 PM NBC Philly digs deep to defeat sweep the Cowboys. Eagles 31 – Cowboys 23
Monday December 15 Time (ET) TV  The Skinny Post After Further Review
New Orleans at Chicago 8:30 PM ESPN The Bears let it all hang out in a suddenly lost season. Bears 28 – Saints 23


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