The Seahawks visit the Cardinals on Thursday Night Football. Remarkable! takes a dive into the matchup….

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QUARTERBACKS

Russell Wilson has thrown deep balls* on 26.5% of pass attempts (13/49) on 1st down since week 6 of this season (highest of 30 Qualified QBs; League Avg: 13.6%)
*Deep balls travel 20+yards in the air

Russell Wilson has averaged 3.9 pass completions per game (27 / 7) when under pressure since week 2 of this season (best of 27 Qualified QBs; League Avg: 1.7)

Russell Wilson has thrown one TD on 165 pass attempts in the 1st quarter since the start of last season (worst among QBs)

Russell Wilson has a passer rating of 132.9 in the 4th quarter (83 Pass Attempts) this season (best of 29 Qualified QBs; League Avg: 85.1)

The Arizona Cardinals have allowed opponents to hit their QB on 13.1% of dropbacks since week 2 of this season (worst in NFL; League Avg: 8.8%)

The Arizona Cardinals have allowed pressure to their QB on 31.3% of dropbacks on 3rd down this season (worst in NFL; League Avg: 20.1%)

The Arizona Cardinals have thrown the ball 80.9% of the time (267 Pass Attempts/330 plays) on 3rd down since the start of last season (highest in NFL; League Avg: 73.1%)

 

RUNNING BACKS

Seattle Seahawks RBs have averaged 38.2 Rushing Yards per game (916/24) on 1st down since the start of last season (worst in NFL; League Avg: 52.7)

Seattle Seahawks RBs have averaged 11.5 Yards per Reception (346 yards/30 catches)  this season (2nd best in NFL; League Avg: 8.1)

Seattle Seahawks RBs have averaged just 1.2 Yards per Carry (94 yards/78 carries) on plays in the red zone since the start of last season (worst in NFL; League Avg: 2.5)

Andre Ellington has been targeted 15 times on 3rd down since week 2 of this season (tied for most among RBs in NFL)

The Arizona Cardinals have run the ball on 60.0% of plays (33 carries/55 plays) on 2nd down since week 6 of this season (4th highest in NFL; League Avg: 41.8%)

Adrian Peterson has picked up first downs on 11.8% of his rush attempts in the 2nd half this season (3rd worst of 43 Qualified RBs in NFL; League Avg: 19.1%)

Adrian Peterson has 45 rushing attempts on 1st down since week 6 of this season (4th most among RBs in NFL)

 

WIDE RECEIVERS/TIGHT ENDS

Paul Richardson has gained 20+ yards on 9 of his 25 receptions (36.0%) this season (2nd best of 71 Qualified WRs in NFL; League Avg: 17.2%)

Doug Baldwin has 10 receptions in close and late situations this season (tied for 4th most among WRs in NFL)

Seattle Seahawks WRs have averaged 10.6 Yards per Target (477 yards/45 targets) in the 4th quarter this season (most in NFL; League Avg: 7.3)

Jimmy Graham has been targeted 13 times on plays in the red zone this season (most among TEs in NFL)

Larry Fitzgerald has been targeted 14 times when his QB has been under pressure this season (tied for 4th most among WRs in NFL)

John Brown has just 14 receptions on 35 targets (40.0% Reception Pct)  this season (4th worst of 70 Qualified WRs in NFL; League Avg: 58.4%)

Jaron Brown has been targeted at an average depth of 15.2 yards  this season (4th highest of 70 Qualified WRs in NFL; League Avg: 11.3)

Arizona Cardinals WRs have been targeted 24.5 times per game (196/8) this season (highest in NFL; League Avg: 19.2)

 

DEFENSE/SPECIAL TEAMS

The Seahawks defense have allowed first downs on 18.2% of pass attempts on 3rd and long this season (best in NFL; League Avg: 29.3%)

The Seahawks have defended against only 19 rushing attempts in the red zone this season (tied for fewest in NFL)

The Seahawks defense has hit opposing QBs on 13.0% of dropbacks on plays in the red zone this season (3rd best in NFL; League Avg: 7.0%)

Blair Walsh has averaged  touchbacks on 50.0% of kickoffs (20 touchbacks/40 kickoffs)  this season (4th worst of 30 Qualified Ks in NFL; League Avg: 62.7%)

The Cardinals defense has allowed 12 first down receptions on third and 10+ yards to go this season (most in NFL)

The Cardinals defense has created pressure against opposing QBs 21 times on 3rd and long this season (3rd most in NFL)

The Cardinals defense has allowed 5.5 first down receptions per game (44/8) on 3rd down this season (2nd worst in NFL; League Avg: 3.8)

Arizona Cardinals Punters have placed 23.8% of punts inside the 20 (10/42)  this season (2nd worst in NFL; League Avg: 37.4%)

 

 

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