SEAHAWKS POSTGAME NOTES
With their win, the Seahawks set a franchise record for consecutive home wins with 13. The prior record was 12 (2004-06).
The Seahawks improved to 19-6 (.760) in games played before the bye, tied for the best record in the NFL.
RECORD BEFORE BYE WEEK
Seattle 19-6 .760
N.Y. Giants 19-6 .760
Dallas 18-7 .720
Minnesota 17-8 .680
San Francisco 17-8 .680
With three INTs today, the Seahawks have 16 on the season and are tied for most in the NFL (Buffalo).
In the last three ballgames, the Seahawks have totaled 13 passes of 20-or-more yards and 20 runs of 10-or-more yards.
With three total TDs (2 rush, 1, rec), it was the fourth time in Marshawn Lynch’s career he scored as many in a game and the second time in 2013 (vs. SF – 2-rush, 1-rec).
With two rushing TDs, it was the eighth time of his career to rush for two scores in a game, third in 2013.
Russell Wilson now has 21 career victories, tying Dan Marino for second-most in NFL history through the first two seasons. He trails Ben Roethlisberger (22).
MOST WINS IN FIRST TWO SEASONS OF CAREER
Ben Roethlisberger, Pit 22
Russell Wilson, Sea 21
Dan Marino, Mia 21
Joe Flacco, Bal 20
Matt Ryan, Atl 20
His 151.4 passer rating was a career high. His previous best was 136.3 vs. St. Louis (12/30/12).
Harvin returned to action for the first time this season and had a 17-yard reception, picking up a third-down conversion. He also subbed Jermaine Kearse (concussion) on kickoff returns and took his first return 58 yards, a season-long for Seattle, and set up a TD just before halftime.
Steven Hauschka scored 11 points vs. the Vikings and now has 104 for the season which leads the NFL.
|Hauschka, Steven (SEA)||
|Crosby, Mason (GB)||
|Hartley, Garrett (NO)||
|Gostkowski, Stephen (NE)||
|Carpenter, Dan (BUF)||
Hauschka also connected on his third field goal of 50-or-more yards on the season, a 50-yarder in the first quarter. It is the most 50-yard field goals Hauschka has had in one season. (2 in 2011)
Walter Thurmond – starting for Brandon Browner (groin) – intercepted his first-career pass and returned it 29 yards for a TD.
McDonald intercepted a pass, the first of his career, and returned it 3 yards to the Vikings 15 which set up a field goal. The pass was deflected by Chris Clemons.
With a sack today, Avril tied Clay Matthews with 35.5 sacks since 2010, tied for eighth in the NFC. He is tied for the team lead (Michael Bennett) with 6.5 sacks in 2013.