As the Seahawks flew back from Toronto late Sunday night, nearly every person on Seattle's charter was glued to what was happening in New England - watching to see if the Seahawks could be playing for the NFC West division lead this weekend.
Seattle rookie quarterback Russell Wilson ran for three touchdowns and threw for another in leading the Seahawks to their second straight rout, a 50-17 win over the Bills on Sunday in Buffalo's annual home game in Toronto.
For someone who's spent little time traveling to Canada, and never visited Toronto, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll doesn't expect it'll take long to get settled in on the north shore of Lake Ontario this weekend.
The Seattle Seahawks will be without starting cornerback Walter Thurmond against the Buffalo Bills in Toronto on Sunday.
Everyone knows about Seattle stealing quarterback Russell Wilson in the third round of last April's draft and perhaps finding the franchise quarterback so many NFL teams seek. But he's not the only rookie the Seahawks drafted in April who is making a huge impact.
Marshawn Lynch had three touchdown runs and Seattle set a franchise record for points in a 58-0 win over the Cardinals on Sunday.
Over the last six weeks, statistically he's been the best quarterback in the NFL. Wilson's been better than Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and all the rookie QBs taken before the Seahawks grabbed him in the third round.
Defensive end Red Bryant and safety Kam Chancellor returned to limited participation in practice for the Seattle Seahawks on Friday and are expected to play Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
Sidney Rice and Golden Tate have become the go-to targets for Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson.
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner has dropped the appeal of his suspension for using performance-enhancing substances and will miss the final four games of the regular season.
The Seattle Seahawks have cut wide receiver Braylon Edwards after a season during which he had little impact on the offense and placed starting left guard James Carpenter on the season-ending reserve/non-football illness list.
The distances the Seattle Seahawks offense needed to cover late in regulation and then again in overtime left plenty of opportunity, as Pete Carroll put it, to "really screw it up."
Perfect at home, the Seattle Seahawks managed a win on the road for a change. They needed overtime to do it, and the extra time spent might help them make the playoffs.
The Chicago Bears are banged-up, and the Seattle Seahawks have their issues.
Leon Washington takes pride in owning a share of the NFL record for most career kickoff returns for a touchdown, especially considering the devastating broken leg he had to overcome before he could get there.