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10 Numbers Of Note From The Seahawks' Week 7 Loss To The Saints

Ten numbers that helped tell the story of Seattle’s 13-10 loss to the New Orleans Saints. 

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The Seahawks lost another close game on Monday night, falling to the New Orleans Saints after having, for the third week in a row, a chance to take the lead or win the game on their final possession.

In addition to the 13-10 final score, here are 10 numbers that helped tell the story of Monday's loss:

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Consecutive losses for the Seahawks, the first time they've lost three straight games since the 2011 season.

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Length of Geno Smith's touchdown pass to DK Metcalf, Seattle's longest touchdown pass since Matt Hasselbeck connected with Ben Obomanu for an 87-yard score in 2010, and the third longest in franchise history behind the 87-yarder and a 90-yard touchdown pass from Seneca Wallace to Koren Robinson in 2008.

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Reception by Metcalf the rest of the night as Seattle's offense struggled to get on track after the big play.

51

Rushing yards on 21 carries for Pro-Bowl running back Alvin Kamara, giving him a 2.1 yards-per-carry average. However…

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Receiving yards for Kamara, who now has 220 receiving yards and two touchdown catches in two games against Seattle.

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Seattle's yards-per-carry average against the Saints, who came into the game with the league's No. 2 ranked run defense.

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Field goals missed by Jason Myers, who last missed two field goals in a game in Week 9 of the 2019 season. Following that game, Myers made a franchise record 37 straight field goals, including every attempt in 2020, before the streak came to an end earlier this season.

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New Orleans' third-down conversion rate, continuing a trend of improved third-down play for the defense. Since the Vikings went 9 for 14 on third down in Week 3, Seahawks opponents are covering on only 21.6 percent of third downs over the past four games, the lowest rate in the NFL over that span.

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Yards gained by the Saints, the lowest total for a Seahawks opponent this year, as were New Orleans' 21 first downs and 13 points.

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Yards gained by the Seahawks, their lowest total this season. Seattle's 13 points were also a season low while 14 first downs matched a season low.

The Seattle Seahawks take on the New Orleans Saints in their seventh game of the 2021 season at Lumen Field. This album will be updated throughout the game. Game Action photos are presented by Washington Lottery.

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