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10 Numbers Of Note From The Seahawks' Overtime Loss To The Steelers 

Ten numbers that helped tell the story of Sunday night’s loss in Pittsburgh. 


PITTSBURGH—The Seahawks lost a heartbreaker in overtime on Sunday night, falling to the Pittsburgh Steelers 23-20. The loss leaves the Seahawks with a 2-4 record, knowing they have work to do to get back in the playoff race.

In addition to that final score, here are 10 numbers of note after Sunday night's loss:


Late-game turnovers in as many games committed by Seattle with a chance to take the lead.


Third down conversions for Seattle on 12 attempts, including just 1 of 6 in the first half when Seattle was shut out.


Quarterback hits recorded by the Seahawks, who had a hard time getting to Ben Roethlisberger with Pittsburgh's quick passing game.


Rushing yards by Alex Collins on 20 carries, making him Seattle's first 100-yard rusher since Chris Carson had 133 against Carolina in Week 15 of the 2019 season.


Steelers punts forced by Seattle's defense, a season-high for an opponent.


Tackles made by Bobby Wagner, tied with Jordyn Brooks for a team high. Wagner is now tied for the NFL lead with 72 tackles in six games.


Explosive plays (16-plus yard passes, 12-plus yard rushes) by Pittsburgh's offense in the game, a sign of progress for Seattle's defense.


Defensive backs frequently deployed by the Seahawks defense, particularly on third down, a new look that contributed to Seattle holding Pittsburgh to a 5-for-14 conversion rate on third down.


Passes defensed by cornerback D.J. Reed, who also had nine tackles in one of his best games of the season.


Tackles made by rookie cornerback Tre Brown in his NFL debut, including a crucial third-down stop in overtime. Brown ended up playing 40 of 53 defensive snaps after taking over for an injured Sidney Jones IV.

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