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Seahawks at Lions Week Eight Capsule

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (4-3) AT DETROIT LIONS (2-4)

SERIES

  SEAHAWKS LIONS
SERIES LEADER 7-4  
STREAKS Past 3  
COACHES VS. OPP. Carroll: 0-1 Schwartz: 0-1
LAST WEEK L 13-6 at 49ers L 13-7 at Bears
LAST GAME 11/8/09: Lions 20 at Seahawks 32. Seattle overcomes 17-0 1st quarter deficit as Seahawks defense intercepts Detroit 5 times, including CB Josh Wilson’s 61-yard INT-TD to seal win.
LAST GAME AT SITE 9/10/06: Seahawks 9, Lions 6.  Seattle K Josh Brown kicks 3 FGs (20, 51, 42), including 42-yard game winner as time expires giving defending NFC champions win on Kickoff Wkd.
BROADCAST FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Tim Ryan, Jaime Maggio (Field reporter). SIRIUS: 139 (Sea.), 93 (Det.). XM: 226 (Det.).

STATS

PASSING Wilson (R): 104-175-1,230-8-7-79.5 Stafford: 164-264-1,754-5-6-78.4
RUSHING Lynch: 147-652 (T3L)-4.4-2 Leshoure: 66-259-3.9-1
RECEIVING Rice: 22-312-14.2-2 Johnson: 38-592 (2C)-15.6-1
OFFENSE 293.6 406.3
TAKE/GIVE -1 -5
DEFENSE 297.3 (3C) 319.3
SACKS Clemons: 7 (T3L) Vanden Bosch: 4.5
INTs Sherman: 3 Delmas, Houston: 1
PUNTING Ryan: 50.4 (3L) Harris: 40.9
KICKING Hauschka: 50 (11/11 PAT; 13/15 FG) Hanson: 59 (11/11 PAT; 16/17 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: Rookie QB RUSSELL WILSON has won 4 of past 6 starts. Leads NFL rookie QBs in wins as starter (4) & ranks 2nd in rush yards (119)…RB MARSHAWN LYNCH is tied for 2nd in NFC with 652 rush yards. Has 85+ rush yards in 14 of past 16. Since Nov. 2011, leads NFL with 1,593 rush yards. Rushed for 103 yards last week. RB-PR-KR LEON WASHINGTON ranks 2nd in NFC with 31.7 KR avg. Rushed for career-high 129 yards & 2 TDs in only game vs. Det. (10/22/06 with Jets)…WR SIDNEY RICE had career-high 201 rec. yards on 7 catches (28.7 avg.) in last meeting. WR GOLDEN TATE has 3 TD catches in past 5…Rush defense (85 yards per game) ranks 3rd in NFC. DE CHRIS CLEMONS has 13 sacks in past 14. Rookie DE BRUCE IRVIN leads NFC rookies with 4.5 sacks. Rookie DE GREG SCRUGGS had 1st career sack last week. CB MARCUS TRUFANT had INT in last meeting. DE JASON JONES has sack in 2 of past 3 on road…LIONS: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD has won 4 of past 6 home starts with 12 TD passes in those 6. Aims for 4th 300-yard game in row at home. Has 9,594 career pass yards & needs 406 to reach 10,000…RB MIKEL LE SHOURE has 374 scrimmage yards (93.5 per game) in 4 career starts. RB JOIQUE BELL is 2nd among NFC RBs with 194 receiving yards…WR CALVIN JOHNSON has 100+ receiving yards in 2 of past 3 at home. Since 2011, has 2,273 rec. yards, most in NFL & his 103.3 yards per game avg. during span ranks 1st. Since 2008, has 46 TD catches, most in NFL. Since 2010, TE BRANDON PETTIGREW is 3rd among TEs with 185 catches. Had 7 catches for 70 yards (10 avg.) & TD in last meeting. Rookie WR RYAN BROYLES had 1st 3 career catches vs. Bears, including 12-yard TD…DE KYLE VANDEN BOSCH had 2 sacks last week. Has 4.5 sacks in past 5. CLIFF AVRIL is 1 of 2 NFC players with 14+ sacks (14.5) & 6+ FFs (6) since 2011. Since 2010, DT NDAMUKONG SUH has 17.5 sacks, tied for most by NFL DT. Rookie CB JONTE GREEN had 1st career sack last week. S LOUIS DELMAS had INT in last meeting.


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