SEATTLE (AP) — The last time the Los Angeles Rams visited Seattle, they were announcing themselves as the new powerhouse in the NFC West by handing the Seahawks a drubbing unlike any they had experienced in Pete Carroll's tenure. As much as the Seahawks would like to forget that day last December, a 42-7 loss to a division rival lingers. Less than a year later, the Rams make their annual trip to Seattle on Sunday looking to take control of the division just five weeks into the season.

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks' situation at free safety is clear now. Earl Thomas is gone for the year with a broken leg and second-year player Tedric Thompson is the starter for the foreseeable future. His first test as a starter is a big one with the Seahawks facing the undefeated LA Rams on Sunday.

THOUSAND OAKS, Calif. (AP) — Aaron Donald let out a sigh when he was asked about Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, knowing the challenge facing the Los Angeles Rams. "He's going to make you work for it," Donald said. But if any group is capable of turning the tables on the elusive Wilson, it would be the Rams' defensive line that leads the NFL in pressures and hurries.