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NFL: St. Louis 27, Seattle 22

Dec. 14, 2003 at 5:12 PM

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Marc Bulger threw for 236 yards and two touchdowns Sunday afternoon as the St. Louis Rams edged Seattle, 27-22.

Marshall Faulk added 85 yards rushing and a score as the Rams (11-3) increased their winning streak at the Edwards Jones Dome to 13 games and moved ahead of Philadelphia (10-3) in the race for home-field advantage throughout the NFC playoffs.

The Eagles play at Miami on Monday night.

The Seahawks (8-6) lost their sixth straight road game and are battling for a wild-card spot.

Faulk scored on a five-yard run and Bulger hit Isaac Bruce with an 18-yard touchdown in the first quarter to stake the Rams to a 14-2 lead.

The Seahawks fought back and closed within 24-22 on a two-yard touchdown run by Shaun Alexander with 10:18 left in the fourth quarter.

Faulk rushed for 51 of his yards on the Rams' last drive, setting up a 46-yard field goal by Jeff Wilkins with 1:37 remaining.

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