Zeke: My 'poor perfomance' cost Cowboys game

Ezekiel Elliott, who finished with 127 yards on 16 carries and whose 7.9 yards per rush were the second-best of his career, nevertheless took the onus for a loss to the Seahawks. "I got to do a better job of taking care of the ball," he said.

Seattle's Thomas expects fine for 2 no-shows

Two no-shows at practice. Two interceptions vs. Dallas. It was a bizarre week for Seahawks' S Earl Thomas, who says he expects a fine for missing practice. "I'm invested in myself. If they was invested in me, I would be out there practicing," he said.

NFL promptly defends roughing call on Matthews

Clay Matthews was penalized for landing on Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith late in the third quarter. In a tweet sent shortly thereafter with video of the play, the NFL cited Rule 12, Section 2, Article 9(b).