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Advanced Stat Of The Week: Seahawks Record Major YAC In Week 10 Win Over Commanders

Seattle’s pass catchers gained big yardage after the catch in Sunday’s 29-26 win over the Washington Commanders, per Next Gen Stats.


The Seahawks earned their sixth win of the season on Sunday with a 29-26 victory over the Washington Commanders, with the offense coming alive in the second half to score 20 points after the break.

Quarterback Geno Smith reached a new career-high in passing yards (369), while throwing for two crucial touchdowns. Smith connected with nine different receiving targets on Sunday; and NFL Next Gen stats show just how lethal they were after the catch. Running back Kenneth Walker III caught one pass on Sunday, taking the short checkdown from Smith up the sideline for a 64-yard touchdown.

Walker's long run after catch was part of the Seahawks gaining 258 yards after the catch on Sunday, with three receivers joining Walker in totaling 40 or more YAC. Wideout DK Metcalf led the team in receiving with 98 yards, 40 of which came after the catch, including some crucial yards that set up Jason Myers' game-winning field goal.

Rookie wideout Jaxon Smith-Njigba led the team in yards after the catch with 53, while Kansas State alum Tyler Lockett was on the receiving end of the go-ahead score late in the fourth, propelling Seattle to a 26-19 lead. Lockett piled up 46 yards after the catch.

The 258 yards gained after the catch are the second most recorded by an NFL team this season.

Seattle currently ranks No. 13-overall in passing yardage (231.7 YPG) heading into Week 11's matchup against the Los Angeles Rams.

Check out some of the best action shots from Week 10 vs. the Commanders at Lumen Field on November 12, 2023. Game action photos are presented by Washington's Lottery.

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