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No longer pushovers on the road, Seattle looks for 7-1 start heading to St. Louis

  • Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson (26) takes part in an NFL football practice, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Seattle Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson (26) takes part in an NFL football practice, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)  (The Associated Press)

  • Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) talks with quarterbacks coach Carl Smith, right, at the start of NFL football practice, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

    Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) talks with quarterbacks coach Carl Smith, right, at the start of NFL football practice, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)  (The Associated Press)

When Michael Robinson rejoined the Seattle Seahawks this past week — the team he spent the previous three seasons with — one of his first remarks had nothing to do with Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch or Richard Sherman.

It was about Seattle's improvement playing on the road.

Once considered patsies when outside the noisy confines of their home field, the Seahawks (6-1) have morphed from pushovers to consistent winners away from home. They've started this season 3-1 away from Seattle, matching last year's road win total, and have a chance to improve on that mark Monday night in St. Louis (3-4) against the Rams.

Seattle hasn't won four road games in a season since 2006. They've lost two of their last three in St. Louis, but will be facing backup Rams quarterback Kellen Clemens with Sam Bradford out for the season.

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