Los Angeles (4-9) at Seattle (8-4-1), 8:25 p.m. on NBC, NFL Network and Twitter. They meet again, this time in the Pacific Northwest.

The struggling Los Angeles Rams, losers of four in a row, make the 1,138-mile trip up I-5 for an NFC West rematch at Century Link Field to open play in week 15. Both teams are entering the contest with losses and an interim head coach under their belts.

The Rams fell to Atlanta 42-14 at the Coliseum. Atlanta took advantange of four turnovers in the contest to score 28 points as the Rams trailed 21-0 at the half. Inspite of their five turnovers, Los Angeles outrushed Atlanta 104-66 with Todd Gurley leading all rushers with 61 yards on the ground, while Matt Ryan threw for 237 yards and three TDs, doing it without WR Julio Jones (turf toe). Jarred Goff threw for 235 yards and scored the Rams’ second TD but threw a pair of interceptions and was sacked three times. That contest marked the end for coach Jeff Fisher, who was fired by the team Monday. John Fassell, the team’s special teams coach, was named to take over the team for the rest of the season.

Meanwhile, in chilly Green Bay (game time temperature of 26 with a wind chill of 20), the Seahawks were manhandled by Aaron Rodgers and the Packers 33-10 at Lambeau. Seattle trailed 14-3 at the half and were shut down by the Packers in the second half. While the Seahawks, in first place in the NFC West, outrushed Green Bay 136-93, Rodgers burned them for 246 yards and three TDs, while Russell Wilson threw for 240 yards with a TD and five interceptions.

They met in week two in Los Angeles and it was an all-field goal affair at the Coliseum as the Rams came away with the 9-3 win over the Seahawks. Greg Zuerlein kicked a pair of field goals to give Los Angeles the win, the first coming from 28 yards away with 64 seconds left before halftime and added a 47-yarder with 14:10 left to play to ice the contest away.

Seattle outrushed the Rams 67-64 and Wilson threw for 254 yards, while Case Keenum threw for 239 yards (Wilson was sacked twice, Keenum was sacked three times) and each man did not throw an interception.

The Seahawks were favored by 6 1/2 (the Rams won by 6, missing the spread) and the 38 over/under was not threatened, as both clubs mustered only 12 points in southern California. Seattle’s favored again, this time by 14 and the over/under’s 38 1/2. The Rams have been a dumpster fire the last few years and while they’re not as bad as Cleveland, they are bad. While we don’t see Seattle covering the 14, we do see them getting revenge and winning this one at home in the land of Grunge, Salmon and Starbucks.

The 2016 Thursday Night Football Presented by Bud Light season continues with the Seattle Seahawks hosting the Los Angeles Rams in a NFC West divisional matchup Thursday, December 15 (8:25 PM ET) at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on NBC, NFL Network, Twitter and NFL Mobile from Verizon.

Al Michaels and Cris Collinsworth along with reporter Heather Cox call the action.

At 6 p.m. on NFL Network, TNF GameDay Presented by KFC previews the Rams-Seahawks matchup from outside CenturyLink Field. Host Rich Eisen is joined by analysts Steve Mariucci, Marshall Faulk and Michael Irvin to provide news and analysis two hours before kickoff, along with reporters Heather Cox and Steve Wyche.

At 7:30 p.m., Football Night in Seattle Presented by Mercedes-Benz airs from inside CenturyLink Field with Bob Costas, Tony Dungy and Rodney Harrison. Coverage continues at 8 p.m. with Tostitos Football Night in Seattle providing the final say leading up to kick-off between Rams-Seahawks.

Among the NFL Network pregame topics are:
Feature on Seahawks defensive end and Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee
Cliff Avril and his work to help those impacted by Hurricane Matthew
The Rams have won the last three meetings with the Seahawks – how can they pull off the upset in Seattle?
What went wrong with Jeff Fisher in Los Angeles and where do the Rams go from here?
Are the Seahawks Super Bowl contenders or pretenders?
The impact of Earl Thomas’ injury on the Legion of Boom
Are the Seahawks asking Russell Wilson to do too much?

At halftime, the Lexus Halftime show breaks down the first half of Rams-Seahawks from Seattle.

Immediately following the Volkswagon Postgame Show on NBC/NFL Network, the Mazda Postgame show airs live on NFL Network from CenturyLink Field with Eisen, Mariucci, Faulk and Irvin providing highlights, analysis and live interviews.

Twitter will stream NBC’s broadcast of Rams-Seahawks, providing free, live streaming video on the Twitter platform on mobile phones, tablets, PCs and connected TVs. Fans can visit Twitter Moments or TNF.Twitter.com to view the live stream.

The entire 18-game Thursday Night Football schedule, including the live games and pre- and postgame shows, will also be streamed live on the NFL Mobile from Verizon app (NFL.com/mobile), the NFL app on XBOX, including interactive features from Microsoft, and through Watch NFL Network on tablets, PCs and various connected TV devices (NFL.com/watch), with participating television providers. Learn all of the ways to watch at NFL.com/TNF. An audio broadcast of the game is available on SiriusXM, TuneIn & Westwood One Radio Sports.

Watch TNF GameDay on NFL Network for a chance to win a trip to Super Bowl LI. Every Thursday, the TNF Big Heads will compete in weekly challenges. Tweet who won this week’s challenge using #BigHeadBlitz #Promotion for a chance to win a trip to Super Bowl LI. Visit bigheadblitz.com for details.

Thursday Night Football is available in Spanish via SAP (Secondary Audio Program) with Roberto Abramowitz calling the action on NBC and NFL Network.

Referee – Brad Allen

Broadcast Information – 8:25 p.m. on NBC, NFL Network and Twitter: Al Michaels, Cris Collinsworth, Heather Cox (Field reporter). Westwood One: Kevin Kugler, Mike Holmgren. SIRIUS: 83 (Los Angeles), 81 (Seattle). XM: 226 (Los Angeles), 225 (Seatle).

Injury Report

Los Angeles
OUT: S Maurice Alexander (Concussion), RB Benny Cunningham (Neck)
DOUBTFUL: CB Edwin Gaines (Thigh), DE Robert Quinn (Concussion)
QUESTIONABLE: DE Matt Longacre (Heel)

Seattle
OUT: DE Damontre Moore (Foot), RB C.J. Prosise (Shoulder)
QUESTIONABLE: LB Dewey McDonald (Illness), LB Brockway Coyle (Foot)

Weather – Clear and 33 degrees.

Broadcast information, officials and injury report courtesy the National Football League, odds courtesy Don Best, weather information courtesy The Weather Channel.

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