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Setting the stage

Posted: December 30, 2013 at 3:45 a.m.

Seahawks top seed Malcolm Smith returned an interception 37 yards for a touchdown, Marshawn Lynch added a 2-yard scoring run and the Seahawks clinched the NFC West title and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs with a 27-9 victory over the St. Louis Rams at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Seattle (13-3 ) matched the franchise record for victories in a season and finally wrapped up the No. 1 seed after losses to San Francisco and last week to Arizona, which snapped a 14-game home winning streak.

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Sports, Pages 15 on 12/30/2013

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