SEATTLE SEAHAWKS AT ATLANTA FALCONS: INSIDE THE NUMBERS
WEEK 1 // SUNDAY, SEPT. 13, 2020 // 1:00 PM ET // MERCEDES-BENZ STADIUM // REFEREE: SHAWN HOCHULI
REGULAR SEASON HISTORY
LEADER: Seahawks lead all-time series, 11-6
STREAKS: Seahawks have won 3 of past 4
LAST GAME: 10/27/19: Seahawks 27 at Falcons 20
LAST GAME AT SITE: 10/27/19
QB RUSSELL WILSON passed for 4,110 yards with 31 TDs vs. 5 INTs for 106.3 rating in 2019. Has 86 career regular-season wins & needs 7 in 2020 to surpass PEYTON MANNING (92) for most by QB in his 1st 9 seasons. Has career 101.2 passer rating, 2nd-highest in NFL history (min. 1,500 attempts). Has 6 TDs vs. INT for 104 rating in 4 career starts vs. Atl. • RB CHRIS CARSON ranked 5th in NFL with career-high 1,230 rush yards & had 9 scrimmage TDs (7 rush, 2 rec.) in 2019. Is only RB with 1,100+ rush yards & 7+ rush TDs in each of past 2 seasons. Rushed for 90 yards & TD in last meeting. RB CARLOS HYDE makes Sea. debut. Had career-high 1,070 rush yards with Hou. last season. • WR TYLER LOCKETT set career-highs in receptions (82) & rec. yards (1,057) & had 8 rec. TDs in 2019. Had 6 catches for 100 yards in last meeting. WR DK METCALF had 58 receptions for 900 yards last season, both 2nd-most by rookie in franchise history. TE GREG OLSEN makes Sea. debut. Ranks 5th all-time among TEs in catches (718) & rec. yards (8,444). • LB BOBBY WAGNER led NFL with 159 tackles in 2019, his 8thconsecutive season with 100+ tackles. Leads active players with 1,073 tackles since 2012. LB K.J. WRIGHT had career-high 132 tackles last season. LB BRUCE IRVIN had career-high 8.5 sacks with Car. in 2019 & had 22 sacks in 4 seasons (2012-15) with Sea. S JAMAL ADAMS makes Sea. debut. Had 6.5 sacks in 2019, tied 4th-most by DB in single season since 1982.
QB MATT RYAN has 51,186 career pass yards & needs 290 to surpass HOFer JOHN ELWAY (51,475) for 9th-most in NFL history. Reached 50,000 pass yards 2nd-fewest games (186) in NFL history. Has 4,000+ pass yards in 9 consecutive seasons, 2nd-longest streak in NFL history. Has 10 TDs vs. 2 INTs for 96.1 rating in 5 career starts vs. Sea. • RB TODD GURLEY makes Atl. debut. Since 2015, leads NFL in both rush TDs (58) & total TDs (70) & ranks 2nd in both rush yards (5,404) & scrimmage yards (7,494). Has 623 scrimmage yards (124.6 per game) & 11 TDs in his past 5 vs. Sea. • WR JULIO JONES ranked 2nd in NFL with 1,394 rec. yards last season & became 3rd WR (ANTONIO BROWN & TORRY HOLT) with 1,250+ rec. yards in 6 consecutive seasons in NFL history. Became fastest player (125 games) to reach 12,000 rec. yards in league annals. Has 55 career games with 100+ rec. yards, 4th most in NFL history. Has 489 rec. yards (122.3 per game) & TD catch in 4 career games vs. Sea. WR CALVIN RIDLEY had 63 catches for career-high 866 rec. yards & 7 TDs in 2019. • DT GRADY JARRETT had career-high 7.5 sacks last season. DE DANTE FOWLER makes Atl. debut. Had career-high 11.5 sacks with LAR in 2019. LB DEION JONES had 110 tackles last season, his 3rd career 100-tackle season. Is 1 of 4 with 4+ defensive TDs (4) since 2016. S DAMONTAE KAZEE has 10 INTs since 2018, tied-most in NFL. CB A.J. TERRELL was selected in 1st round (16th overall) in 2020 NFL Draft.
ON THE AIRWAVES TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Adam Amin, Mark Schlereth, Lindsay Czarniak (field reporter) SIRIUS: 156 (Sea), 108 (Atl) | XM: 388 (Sea), 228 (Atl)