As always on Friday, here are a few links and notes from Pro Football Focus previewing the Seattle-Jacksonville game:
On the site this week:
– Seattle moved up a spot to number two in our Power Rankings this week.
– Nathan Jahnke shows where Red Bryant has improved in his 32 Obervations.
– No Seahawks in our Race for Rookie of the Year, but still interesting.
– Surprisingly, no Seahawks in our Team of the Week after a strong collective performance.
– Derrick Coleman lands on the Had a Bad Day Team after a poor run blocking display.
PFF Seahawks Stats:
– Russell Wilson ranks fourth in PFF’s QB Rating at 97.81.
– Doug Baldwin ranks fifth in Yards per Route Run at 3.02.
– Max Unger’s Pass Blocking Efficiency is down to 96.0, 25th of 30 qualifying centers.
– K.J. Wright leads all 4-3 outside linebackers in Yards per Cover Snap, allowing just 0.39.
Upcoming Opponent: Jacksonville Jaguars
– On throws between the line of scrimmage and 10 yards downfield, Jags quarterback Chad Henne last week completed 12-of-19 for 65 yards. On these throws he graded -2.9.
-On throws over 10 yards in front of the LoS, Henne went 6-of-10, for 128 yards and a TD
-Chad Henne threw for 2.9 yards/attempt more when there was no play action compared to when there was.
-The Jaguars called 18 run plays, there was a botched snap and a QB scramble as well, and these plays totalled just 25 yards. On these plays there were 28 yards gained after contact.
-The Jaguars running backs rushed largely outside left tackle, or between the center and the right tackle. Just 2-of-17 rushes went elsewhere, both outside right tackle.
-Only Maurice Jones-Drew, of Jacksonville’s running backs, forced a missed tackle rushing and he only managed one on 10 attempts.
-For the second week running, receiver Cecil Shorts was the most targeted player, with 14 targets. He made eight receptions on those plays, dropping one ball. Ace Sanders was the only other player to drop a pass.
-As a team the Jaguars combined for 15 pressures (4 sacks, 2 hits and 9 hurries), with Jason Babin leading the way with four pressures (a hit and three hurries).
–Brandon Deadrick’s Pass Rushing Productivity of 21.9 ranked third in the league among defensive tackles in Week 2.