Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman motions to fans after intercepting in the end zone against the San Francisco 49ers in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Seattle. The Seahawks won 42-13. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)The Associated Press
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, right, greets San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh after the game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Wash. on Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012. Seattle won 42-13 and clinched a playoff berth. (AP Photo/The Seattle Times, John Lok) SEATTLE OUT; USA TODAY OUT; MAGAZINES OUT; TELEVISION OUT; SALES OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT: JOHN LOK/THE SEATTLE TIMESThe Associated Press
Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman runs off the field after the Seahawks beat the San Francisco 49ers 42-13 in an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)The Associated Press
Seattle Seahawks' Richard Sherman jumps over San Francisco 49ers' Michael Crabtree as Sherman celebrates his interception in the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)The Associated Press
RENTON, Wash. – Earl Thomas says there is no room on the Seattle Seahawks bandwagon. If you weren't on the ride already, Thomas says it's too late.
There are plenty of folks latching on to the Seahawks considering how they are surging toward the postseason. Seattle won its fourth straight game when it beat up NFC West-leading San Francisco 42-13 on Sunday night before a national TV audience.
Seattle (10-5) was already rolling with consecutive games reaching the 50-point mark. But that came against lesser competition in blowouts of Arizona and Buffalo.
The win over the 49ers legitimized everything Seattle has been building. The Seahawks scored with ease on what was the top scoring defense in the NFL, led by rookie Russell Wilson's four TD passes. And they showed the country how tough an out the Seahawks could be in the postseason.
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