Here are a bunch of post-game notes on Seattle’s win over the Saints tonight:
The Seahawks held the Saints to 188 total yards from scrimmage, their lowest total since the final game of the 2001 season on January 6, 2002, versus San Francisco – a span of 188 games.
The Seahawks limited New Orleans to 90 yards in the first half. That tied the 11th lowest total for a Seahawks opponent in the first half. It is the third time in 2013 alone they have allowed 90 or fewer yards in 2013. They allowed 64 vs. Jacksonville – 9/22/2013 (2nd in team history) and 82 vs. San Francisco – 9/15/2013 (tied 7th in team history).
FEWEST YARDS ALLOWED in 1st HALF
Rank Yards Opponent Date
2nd 64 Jacksonville 9/22/13
T 7th 82 San Francisco 9/15/13
11th 90 New Orleans 12/2/13
The Seahawks continued their franchise record for consecutive home wins with 14. The prior record was 12 (2004-06).
Seattle’s punt coverage unit has allowed just 15 return yards and leads the league.
The Seahawks 12th Man set an attendance record for CenturyLink Field – 68,387, eclipsing the record from earlier this season of 68,338 vs. San Francisco (9/15/13).
The Seahawks 12th Man set a Guinness Book of World Records with the largest crowd roar – 137.6 decibels.
Russell Wilson now has 22 career victories, tied for the most in NFL history through a QB’s first two seasons. He is tied with Ben Roethilisberger.
MOST WINS IN FIRST TWO SEASONS OF CAREER
Russell Wilson, Sea 22
Ben Roethlisberger, Pit 22
Dan Marino, Mia 21
Joe Flacco, Bal 20
Matt Ryan, Atl 20
Wilson’s 139.6 passer rating is the second highest of his career. He set his career high last home game with a 151.4 passer rating vs. Minnesota. His third best was 136.3 vs. St. Louis (12/30/12).
HIGHEST PASSER RATINGS
151.4 Minnesota 11/17/13
139.6 New Orleans 12/2/13
136.3 St. Louis 12/30/12
Wilson won his 14th-consective home game and tied Marc Bulger for the third-most consecutive home wins to start a career.
QBs with the Most Consecutive Home Wins to Start a Career Since 1970
16 Danny White, Dal 1980-81
15 Kurt Warner, StL 1990-91
14 Russell Wilson, Sea 2012-13
14 Marc Bulger, StL 2002-04
10 Doug Flutie, Buf 1988-98
With one run of 10-plus yards tonight, Lynch now leads the NFL (tied with Adrian Peterson) with 30 total runs of 10-plus yards.
With a 60-yard reception, it marked the third-longest of his career and the second-longest play for Seattle in 2013.
MILLER’S LONGEST RECEPTIONS
86t vs. Philadelphia 10/18/2009
63t vs. San Diego 9/28/2008
60 vs. New Orleans 12/2/2013
Coleman scored his first-career TD on an 8-yard scoring pass from Wilson. He caught a carom off of Kellen Davis, keeping his feet in bounds and lunging for the end zone.
With his first-quarter sack and forced fumble, he leads the team with 7.5 sacks and four forced fumbles. His forced fumble resulted in a 22-yard Michael Bennett return TD.
With a 22-yard fumble return for a the game’s first TD in the first quarter, it marked Bennett’s first-career TD.