(Eds: With AP Photos.) By WARREN MAYES Associated Press The St. Louis Rams' weakness will be severely tested by the Seattle Seahawks' strength.
The Rams' run defense, ranked 30th in the NFL at 126 yards a game, will have its hands full against a Seattle rushing attack led by Marshawn Lynch that is second in the league.
''Marshawn, in my opinion, is the toughest guy to tackle in the NFL. He runs hard every play,'' St. Louis linebacker James Laurinaitis said. ''I mean even if you put eight or nine in the box, he can take it. I have a lot of respect for Marshawn. It's a huge challenge for us.''
Lynch, a three-time Pro Bowler, is gaining 4.2 yards per carry for an offense that is second in the league in rushing, averaging 154.4 yards per game. He has 578 yards and six touchdowns this season, and leads the NFL with 17 100-yard games since 2011.
''He's as advertised. He's a good as there is in the NFL,'' Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan said. ''He fights for every extra yard. He's so...