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September 16, 2013 at 3:43 PM

Pro Football Focus breaks down the game

As will become a custom to pass along in this space the day after the game, here’s the breakdown from Pro Football Focus.

As you can read, lots of kudos for the defense — enough so that PFF decided to give the game ball to the entire defense.

Here are a few other notes from PFF on the game:

Offensive Summary

– Only one offensive player graded in the green (+1.0 or better). That was J.R. Sweezy.

Paul McQuistan was beaten for two sacks and four hurries in relief of Russell Okung.

– After a quality performance last week, Derrick Coleman disappointed this week as a run blocker.

Jermaine Kearse played 27 snaps, of which 22 were running plays.


Russell Wilson threw just 8-of-16 aimed passes on target; a 50% Accuracy Percentage. This after 84.4% a week ago.

– On the four plays where Wilson was blitzed, he went 3-for-4 passing with 27 yards and a TD, good for a QB Rating of 132.3


– The Seahawks had the most success rushing off right guard (Sweezy), gaining 50 yards on ten attempts.

Defensive Summary

– Eleven different Seahawk defenders graded in the green this game. This is extremely rare.

– As a team, Seattle hurried Colin Kaepernick 17 times (in addition to 3 sacks and 2 hits).

Michael Bennett recorded a sack, a QB hit, four hurries, and three stops in his 42 snaps.

Opponent Passing

– Colin Kaepernick was under pressure on 18 of the 49ers 35 pass plays. On those plays, he went 3-for-11 with 50 yards and an interception. His QB Rating when pressured was 8.1.

– Without pressure, Kaepernick’s QB Rating was still a paltry 30.4.

– Like Wilson, Kaepernick had the most success when blitzed, going 3-for-4 with 45 passing yards and a 111.5 QB Rating.


Walter Thurmond allowed two catches in four targets, but only 15 yards. He broke up two passes.

Richard Sherman allowed two catches for 26 yards in his six targets, also recording an interception.

Bobby Wagner had a forgettable day in coverage, giving up six receptions for 66 yards in eight targets.

Signature Stats

– Seattle’s team Pass Blocking Efficiency for week 2 was just 53.8, the worst performance in the league so far this season (San Francisco wasn’t much better at 60.7).

– Three Seahawks cracked the top five in Pass Rush Productivity this week among 4-3 defensive ends (Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril, Red Bryant).

– Bennett and Bryant also occupy two of the top three spots in Run Stop Percentage for the week.

Byron Maxwell ranked third best in Cover Snaps per Target this week, as he was targeted just once in his 19 cover snaps.

K.J. Wright did not allow any completions across his 34 snaps in Coverage.


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