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By The Numbers: Russell Wilson Passes Into NFL Record Book

A look at 10 key numbers from Seattle's 27-17 victory over the New York Jets.

Seattle won its first road matchup of the 2016 season against the New York Jets, 27-17, at MetLife Stadium on Sunday — the first game for the Seahawks in the stadium since they won Super Bowl XLVIII. To recap notable player performances, team milestones and (of course) how the game played out, we compiled 10 numbers from the Week 4 contest:

Linebacker K.J. Wright registered the first of four Seahawks sacks on Jets quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick. It's the second week in a row Wright has recorded a sack, tying his career-high in that category for a season, which he set in 2011 (his rookie season) and in 2014.


For the second week in a row, tight end Jimmy Graham was practically unstoppable. Graham posted 100-plus yards against the Jets, marking consecutive 100-yard receiving outings for the first time in almost three years (the last time being Oct. 6, 2013).


By sacking Fitzpatrick yesterday, Seahawks defensive lineman Michael Bennett has taken down a quarterback in four-straight AFC games.


Richard Sherman nabbed two of Fitzpatrick's three interceptions on the day. It marked the fifth time in his NFL career he's picked off multiple passes in a game (Seattle is 4-1 in those contests, by the way), and in two contests against the Jets, Sherman has three interceptions, eight total tackles, a forced fumble and a sack.


Newly acquired Seahawks running back C.J. Spiller only played nine snaps in his debut, but one of them resulted in an eight-yard touchdown reception from Russell Wilson in the first quarter.


Wright has recorded six or more total tackles in 14 consecutive games.


Wilson finished the game 23-of-32 passing for 309 yards and three touchdowns. He now has 25 career games with multiple touchdown passes and no interceptions, the most by a player in NFL history in his first five seasons to begin a career. In six games against AFC East opponents, Wilson has a 5-1 record and has totaled 15 touchdowns (12 passing, three on the ground).


With rookie Jarran Reed missing Sunday's game due to a hip injury, defensive tackles Tony McDaniel and Ahtyba Rubin each played 28 of 71 snaps for the Seahawks defense. Garrison Smith saw snaps for the second-straight week, logging 18. No matter who rotated on the line because of Reed's absence, Seattle's defense continued to dominate, holding the Jets to 58 net yards rushing.


Seattle's defense is holding opponents to a 30 percent efficiency on third down, which leads the NFL. That number is slightly up from Week 3 (24 percent) after the Jets went 7-of-15 (47 percent) on those opportunities yesterday. In one game, the Jets were three conversions away from matching the amount the Seahawks defense allowed all season entering Sunday (10).


The 42-yard touchdown reception Seahawks rookie Tanner McEvoy recorded against the Jets was the longest catch of his college and pro career (he only played wide receiver in college for one season, however). His longest catch at the University of Wisconsin went for 23 yards.

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