Seahawks Postgame Notes
This marked the 500th game (including playoffs) in Seahawks history. Seattle's all-time record is now 243-257.
Seattle bettered their September record since 1997 to 23-13 (.639). Their winning percentage during that time span is third-best in the NFL.
Best September Winning Percentage 1997-current
Denver 27-10 .730
New England 22-12 .647
Seattle 23-13 .639
Tickets distributed for today's game of 68,044 was the largest crowd for a home opener in team history. It was the 10th largest crowd of all time.
WR Bobby Engram
Engram's 49-yard reception was his longest since a 56-yard reception at Tennessee (12/1/05). It was the eighth longest of his career.
WR Nate Burleson
Burleson's 56-yard punt return was the third longest of his career.
Burleson's Top Punt Returns
91t at Indianapolis (11/8/05)
90t vs. St. Louis (11/12/06)
56 vs. Tampa Bay (9/9/07)
RB Maurice Morris
Morris' 34-yard touchdown reception set personal highs for longest reception and most receiving yards in a game. It was his second career receiving touchdown.
RB Shaun Alexander
With 105 yards rushing, it marked Alexander's third opening day 100-yard rushing game.
With 97 career rushing touchdowns, he is two shy of tying Barry Sanders for 8th all time.
Seattle is 47-16 when Alexander rushes for one or more touchdowns.
Seattle is 30-6 when Alexander rushes for 100 or more yards.
Alexander extended his NFL record of consecutive games with at least one carry of 10 or more yards to 65.