The Seattle Times

Bettina Hansen / The Seattle Times

Sunday, October 19, 2014

How officials handled final fumble leaves Seahawks grasping for answers

Seattle’s Earl Thomas (29) and Malcolm Smith put big hits on St. Louis running back Tre Mason that resulted in a fumble. But after the ball bounced in and out of numerous players’ hands, it was ruled to be in possession of the Rams and the Seahawks’ final hopes were dashed.