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Final Verdict: The thing about streaks is that eventually they all come to an end.
Granted, had you said before Sunday's game that Arizona Cardinals quarterback Carson Palmer would throw four interceptions, approximately 104 percent of people polled would say it happened in a Seahawks rout.
Nope. The Cardinals played lights-out defense in the Emerald City, and the Redbirds got an assist from the zebras when a late one-hop by Russell Wilson was ruled an interception by Karlos Dansby.
The Cardinals prevail 17-10, keeping things interesting in the NFC West.
ESPN: Seahawks (12-1)
CBS Sports: Seahawks (8-0)
NFL Network: Seahawks (3-0)
USA Today: Seahawks (7-0)
Bleacher Report: Seahawks (12-0)
Overall: Seahawks (42-1)
The Arizona Cardinals are, by any objective measure, having a pretty good season. They are 9-5 and winners of six of their past seven games.
So why isn't anyone giving them much of a shot of making the playoffs?
Well, for one thing, the Cardinals' schedule to close the season is a nightmare, beginning this week in Seattle.
Not only have the Seahawks won every home game since Christmas Eve 2011, but with a win, they can clinch both the NFC West and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs.
In the eyes of Bleacher Report NFC West Lead Writer Tyson Langland (and nearly all the voters) the same home-field edge that may well propel Seattle to New York in February is just too much for the Cardinals to overcome:
The Arizona Cardinals are making their first postseason push since the 2009 season. All they have to do is win out over the course of the next two weeks to put themselves in prime playoff position. Unfortunately for the Cardinals, they have to go on the road and play in Seattle.
That’s a death wish for any team looking to make a postseason run. It will be close all the way until the end, but the Seahawks will have the last laugh at home.