Published 9:31 am, Monday, November 21, 2016
Go ahead and put the Seattle Seahawks in the NFC championship game.
OK, that might be a bit premature. But following Seattle’s 26-15 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, which came after the team’s Week 10 road win over the New England Patriots, the 7-2-1 Seahawks have clearly established themselves as one of two elite teams in the conference along with the 9-1 Dallas Cowboys.
Sunday’s win over the Eagles (5-5) was one of Seattle’s most complete victories of the season, but it came at a potentially huge cost, with players like free safety Earl Thomas and running back C.J. Prosise going down with injury. That certainly cast a pall over what was…