9/9/07 Tampa Bay at Seattle Postgame Notes

Seahawks Postgame Notes

Team

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.

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