As the 8-6 Seahawks prepare to battle the 3-11 Arizona Cardinals and keep their playoff battle, here is an inside look at the numbers.
A win Sunday
against Arizona would give the Seahawks the franchise's first ever undefeated
season at home. Seattle began the season 7-0 in 1984, before dropping the home
finale to the Denver Broncos (12/15, 31-14) and finishing 7-1.
tied with the Green Bay Packers and
Minnesota Vikings for the last wildcard playoff spot. All three teams are 8-6
have won the last two matchups against the Cardinals dating to last season.
All-time, Seattle is 3-6 versus the Cardinals, including a 38-0 shutout earlier
this season at Arizona (9/14).
QB Matt Hasselbeck
has passed for 4,402 yards (five, 300-yard games) with 26 touchdowns and 14
interceptions (92.4 rating)...This season, Hasselbeck is on pace for 3,800
yards, which would break Warren Moon's 1997, single-season club record (3,678)
WR Darrell Jackson
caught a career-high ninth TD for the season at St. Louis...He needs just 117
yards in his next two games to become just the third receiver in club history to
reach at least 1,200 yards joining Steve Largent (1979, ‘81, ‘85) and Koren Robinson (2002)...
Shaun Alexander topped 4,000 career yards at St. Louis (4,022)...He is
tied for 3rd in the NFC (T5th NFL) with 11 rushing touchdowns...He is also 3rd
in the NFC (T5th NFL) with 78 points scored...He ranks 4th in the NFC with 1,216
rushing yards and needs just 103 yards over the next two games for a
single-season career high...He's on pace for 1,389 for the season,which would
mark the fourth-highest single season total in club history and most since Chris Warren's team record (1,545) in 1994
K Josh Brown
is tied for 2nd in the NFC (T5th NFL) with 104 points scored on 21 of 28 field
goals and 41 of 41 PATs...He is tied with John Kasay, the Seahawks record holder
among rookie scorers..
DT John Randle
started for the second week in a row...He has 136.0 career sacks, just two shy
of passing Richard Dent for fifth place all time..
CB Marcus Trufant
leads the team with 18 passes defensed.
Ken Hamlin leads
the team with 89 tackles.
Anthony Simmons was inactive (neck) for the second week in a row, but leads all NFC LBs
with three interceptions.