Even after they got bamboozled on the Rams’ fake punt with 3 minutes left, the Seahawks — out of timeouts and down 28-26 — still had a final chance.
St. Louis’ Tre Mason amazingly fumbled on a hit by Malcolm Smith at the end of his long run to the Seattle 32 with 74 seconds to go. The ball bounded 9 yards and rested under Sherman’s legs and, briefly it appeared, his torso. Yet the officials ruled St. Louis ultimately recovered.
The Seahawks were still steaming afterward that replay officials did not even stop the game to review …