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Seahawks vs Cowboys NFL Week Eight Capsule

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (3-4) AT DALLAS COWBOYS (2-4)

SERIES

  SEAHAWKS COWBOYS
SERIES LEADER   10-5
STREAKS   4 of past 5
COACHES VS. OPP. Pete Carroll: 2-2 Jason Garrett: 2-1
LAST WEEK W 20-3 at 49ers L 27-20 at Giants
LAST GAME 10/12/14: Cowboys 30 at Seahawks 23. Dallas QB Tony Romo throws for 250 yards & 2 TDs. Cowboys RB DeMarco Murray rushes for 115 yards & TD.
LAST GAME AT SITE 11/6/11: Cowboys 23, Seahawks 13. Dallas QB Romo throws for 279 yards & 2 TDs. Cowboys RB Murray has 186 scrimmage yards (139 rushing yards, 47 rec. yards).
REFEREE Carl Cheffers
BROADCAST FOX (3:25 PM CT): Thom Brennaman, Troy Aikman, Peter Schrager (field reporter). Westwood One: John Sadak, Mark Malone. SIRIUS: 81 (Sea.), 83 (Dal.). XM: 226 (Dal.).

STATS

PASSING Wilson: 142-204-1668-8-5-97.0 (3C) Cassel: 17-27-227-1-3-62.3
RUSHING Lynch: 82-304-3.7-2 Randle: 76-315-4.1-4 (T3C)
RECEIVING Graham (TE): 31-375-12.1-2 Witten: 36-344-9.6-2
OFFENSE 357.4 367.0
TAKE/GIVE 0 -9
DEFENSE 294.1 (1C) 339.3
SACKS Bennett: 6.5 (T1L) J. Crawford, Hardy: 3
INTs Thomas: 2 Lee, Wilcox: 1
PUNTING Ryan: 47.5 (3C) Jones: 46.2
KICKING Hauschka: 62 (1C) (14/14 PAT; 16/16 FG) Bailey: 43 (13/13 PAT; 10/10 FG)

NOTES

SEAHAWKS: QB RUSSELL WILSON is 45-18 (.714) in career as starter (incl. playoffs). Since 2012, is only NFL QB with 10,000+ pass yards (11,618), 2,000+ rush yards (2,148) & 95+ rating (98.3)…Since 2011 (incl. playoffs), RB MARSHAWN LYNCH leads NFL with 6,445 rush yards & 58 rush TDs. In past 3 meetings, has 318 rush yards (106 per game) & 2 TDs…Since 2011, JIMMY GRAHAM leads NFL TEs in catches (386) & yards (4,771) & is 2nd in TDs (48). Rookie WR-KR-PR TYLER LOCKETT had 43-yard TD catch last week. Is only rookie in NFL history with rec. TD, PR-TD & 100+ yard KR-TD in team’s 1st 7 games. WR DOUG BALDWIN is 2nd on club in catches (28)…DE MICHAEL BENNETT has 3 sacks in 3 games vs. Dal. Had career-high 3.5 sacks last week. CB RICHARD SHERMAN leads NFL with 26 INTs since 2011 (incl. playoffs). Team has 4 players with 30+ tackles: LB K.J. WRIGHT (49), LB BOBBY WAGNER (46), S KAM CHANCELLOR (32) & S EARL THOMAS (30). LB BRUCE IRVIN had sack in last meeting…COWBOYS: QB MATT CASSEL is 2-0 as starter vs. Sea. In last start vs. Sea. (11/28/10 with KC), had 4 TDs, 0 INTs & 129.3 rating…In last meeting, T TYRON SMITH was named NFC Offensive Player of Week. RB JOSEPH RANDLE has 4 TDs in past 4. RB DARREN MC FADDEN rushed for 111 yards vs. Sea. on 10/31/10 (with Oak.). Rushed for 152 yards & TD last week…TE JASON WITTEN ranks 2nd in NFL history among TEs in catches (979) & rec. yards (10,846). Witten & TE GAVIN ESCOBAR each had TD catch in last meeting. WR DEVIN STREET had 1st career TD (25 yards) last week. WR TERRANCE WILLIAMS averaging 16.3 yards per catch…LB SEAN LEE had 14 tackles in his last game vs. Sea. Has 12 INTs since entering NFL in 2010, most by LB. Leads team in tackles (50) followed by S BARRY CHURCH (42) & LB ANTHONY HITCHENS (33). DE GREG HARDY has 12 sacks in his past 6 games.


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