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10 Numbers Of Note From The Seahawks' Week 3 Loss To The Saints

Ten numbers that help tell the story of Sunday’s 33-27 loss to the Saints. 


The Seahawks suffered their first loss of the season on Sunday, falling 33-27 to the New Orleans Saints in a mistake-filled game. Here are 10 numbers that helped tell the story of Sunday's game.


Combined tackles by linebackers Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright. Wagner had a career-high 18, tied for the second highest single-game total in franchise history, while Wright had 13, two off his career high.


Total yards gained by the Seahawks, their most in a game since gaining 534 yards in a 2016 win over Carolina. Unfortunately for Seattle, it was also the highest yardage total in a loss in franchise history.

406, 51 & 4

Russell Wilson's passing yards, rushing yards and total touchdowns, respectively. According to NFL Research, Wilson is the first player since at least 1950 to throw for 400 yards and two touchdowns and rush for 50 and two scores in the same game. Wilson, who set career highs in completions (32) and attempts (50), also moved past Dave Krieg for second place on Seattle's all-time passing list with 26,525 yards.


Fumbles lost by the Seahawks in three games, including one in each game by Chris Carson, a trend Pete Carroll expects to see change.

"He's been a marvelous player on this team, and he has to fix this," Carroll said after the game. "I can't fix it for him, but we'll help him, and count on him to come back and play good football for us."

11 & 154

Receptions and receiving yards for Tyler Lockett, both new single-game highs for the fifth-year receiver. Lockett, whose 10 catches in Week 2 were his previous single-game high, also became the first Seahawks player to register back-to-back 10-reception games since Mike Williams in 2010.


Sacks allowed by Seattle's offense, a big improvement after Wilson was sacked eight times in the first two games.


Offensive snaps, out of 84, played by running back C.J. Prosise, his most significant playing time since 2016.


Defensive snaps, out of 58, played by defensive end Ziggy Ansah in his Seahawks debut.

"He's just getting going, he just got started," Carroll said during his Monday morning appearance on 710 ESPN Seattle. "He had some good plays, had some good rushes, and he had some plays that he kind of got tangled up a little bit more than he will once he gets going. It's the first time in almost a year that he's played, so he just needs the work."


Defensive snaps, out of 58, played by strongside linebacker Mychal Kendricks, marking the third straight game in which the Seahawks have primarily stayed in base defense. On the flip side of that, nickel corner Jamar Taylor played 16 snaps.


Combined rushing and receiving yards for Saints running back Alvin Kamara, who also scored two touchdowns and presented a difficult challenge for Seattle's defense throughout the game.

"Their running back was phenomenal, better than I thought he was," Carroll said on 710 ESPN Seattle. "When we realized we were having such a difficult time tackling him, you could see he has a style about him that you needed to see in person. He's pretty darn good."

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