NFL PREVIEW: SEATTLE SEAHAWKS (9-4) AT WASHINGTON FOOTBALL TEAM (6-7)
WEEK 15 // SUNDAY, DEC. 20, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // FEDEXFIELD // REFEREE: ADRIAN HILL
REGULAR SEASON HISTORY:
LEADER: Washington leads all-time series, 12-5
STREAKS: Washington has won 7 of past 8
LAST GAME: 11/5/19: Washington 17 at Seattle 14
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/6/14: Seattle 27, Washington 17
QB RUSSELL WILSON passed for 4 TDs vs. INT for 122.6 rating last week. Has 5 games with 4+ TD passes in 2020, tied-most (AARON RODGERS) in NFL. Has 15 games with 4+ TD passes, tied with PEYTON MANNING (15) for 2nd-most by QB in 1st 9 seasons in NFL history. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with 2+ TD passes. • RB CHRIS CARSON had 98 scrimmage yards (76 rush, 22 rec.) & rush TD last week. Has 9 TDs (5 rush, 4 rec.) in 9 games this season & is 1 of 4 RBs (TODD GURLEY, DERRICK HENRY & AARON JONES) with 9+ TDs in each of past 3 seasons. Aims for his 4th in row with TD. RB CARLOS HYDE has 3 rush TDs in 2 career games vs. Was. & aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with rush TD. • WR DK METCALF led team with 6 receptions for 61 yards & had rec. TD last week. Has 100+ rec. yards in 2 of his past 3 on road. Ranks 2nd in rec. yards (1,180) & 5th in rec. TDs (10) this season & is 1st Sea. WR with 1,000+ rec. yards & 10+ rec. TDs in single season since DOUG BALDWIN (2015). WR TYLER LOCKETT is 1 of 2 WRs (MIKE EVANS) with 8+ rec. TDs in each of past 3 seasons. Has 5+ receptions in 4 of his past 5. WR DAVID MOORE has rec. TD in 2 of his past 3. • S JAMAL ADAMS has career-high 8.5 sacks in 2020, most by DB in single season since 1982. Aims for his 4th in row overall & 5th in row on road with sack. Had career-high 3 sacks in only career game vs. Was. (11/17/19 w/ NYJ). LB BOBBY WAGNER had 9th-career FR last week. Has 20 tackles (10 per game), 2 sacks, 6 TFL & 3 PD in 2 career games vs. Was. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Was. with sack & 3+ TFL. Has 113 tackles in 2020, his 9thconsecutive 100+ tackle season.
QB ALEX SMITH has 12 TDs (9 pass, 3 rush) vs. 4 INTs for 81 rating in 12 career starts vs. Sea. QB DWAYNE HASKINS has 8 TDs (7 pass, 1 rush) vs. 2 INTs for 89.9 rating in 6 career home starts. Has 90+ rating in 3 of his past 4 at home. • RB ANTONIO GIBSON leads all rookies & ranks tied-3rd in NFL with 11 rush TDs this season. Aims for his 4th in row at home with rush TD & 6th in row at home with 50+ scrimmage yards. RB J.D. MCKISSIC had season-high 86 scrimmage yards (68 rush, 18 rec.) last week. Ranks 2nd among RBs with 58 receptions this season. Aims for his 3rd in row with 75+ scrimmage yards. • WR TERRY MCLAURIN leads team with 73 receptions & 1,001 rec. yards, his 1st-career 1,000-yard season & is 1st Was. WR with 70+ catches & 1,000+ rec. yards in single season since PIERRE GARCON (2016). Has 90+ rec. yards & rec. TD in 2 of his past 3 at home. Aims for his 4th in row at home with 5+ receptions. TE LOGAN THOMAS led team with 6 receptions last week. Is 1 of 3 NFC TEs (T.J. HOCKENSON & ROBERT TONYAN) with 45+ receptions (49) & 5+ rec. TDs (5) in 2020. • DE CHASE YOUNG (rookie) had sack, FF & 47-yard FR-TD last week, his 1st-career TD. Leads all rookies with 5.5 sacks. Rookie S KAMREN CURL had 76-yard INT-TD in Week 14 & aims for his 7th in row with 7+ tackles. Was. became 5th team since 1970 & 1st since Week 8, 2006 (BALTIMORE RAVENS) with 2 different rookies recording a defensive TD in the same game. DE MONTEZ SWEAT had sack last week. Has 4 sacks in his past 4 at home. Leads NFC DL with 5 PD in 2020. DT DARON PAYNE had sack, FF & FR last week, his 1st-career game with both FF & FR.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): TBD SIRIUS: 113 (Sea), 146 (Was) | XM: 387 (Sea), 231 (Was)