4:05 PM ET, December 22, 2002
Because they both suffered injuries this season, I think they'll both be back in St. Louis next season. But I'm not sure how long the Rams can keep them both beyond next year. Whoever winds up as the backup next year probably won't be back in 2004.
Question on the Seahawks: So do these recent wins increase the chances of Mike Holmgren coming back?
Eric Allen played cornerback for 14 NFL seasons with the Eagles, Saints and Raiders.
Alexander's two TDs gave him 17 for the season, breaking the team record of 16 set by Chris Warren in 1995. ... Rams LB Tommy Polley didn't return after spraining his right ankle in the third quarter. ... Seahawks T Jerry Wunsch moved over to guard to replace Floyd Wedderburn (foot). ... Faulk needs 90 yards rushing against the 49ers for his sixth straight 1,000-yard season.