Numbers you should know from the Seahawks win over the Vikings
Seahawks take down Vikings 21-7 at CenturyLink Field
The Seattle Seahawks, now 8-5, picked up another crucial win on Monday over the Vikings to give them a two-game lead in the Wild Card playoff race.
While things didn’t heat up up until the fourth quarter, the Seahawks defense pulled out the stops time and time again to seal the victory. Here’s a few numbers that stood out, according to Daniel Rymer of Pro Football Focus.
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QB- Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson earned an overall grade of 54.7, ranking 27th among quarterbacks in week 14. Wilson’s running grade of 87.5 was his highest single-game run grade of the season; he carried the ball seven times for 61 yards, including four runs for first downs, two runs of 10+ yards and one forced missed tackle.
When kept clean, Wilson completed 7-of-11 attempts for 55 yards and no touchdowns or interceptions. When under pressure, Wilson completed 3-of-9 for 17 yards, no touchdowns and one interception.
RB- Chris Carson, Rashaad Penny
Chris Carson earned an overall grade of 75.0, ranking second on the Seahawks’ offense this week. He forced one missed tackle on 22 attempts and averaged 3.27 yards after contact per attempt. He also had two runs of 10+ yards and ran for six first downs.
Rashaad Penny earned the highest grade on the Seahawks offense this week (85.3). Penny forced three missed tackles on eight attempts and averaged 4.38 yards after contact per attempt.
CB- Shaquill Griffin
Shaquill Griffin earned an overall grade of 75.3, which is his highest single-game grade of the season. On eight targets, Griffin allowed five receptions for 26 yards, two first downs, and a passer rating of 67.7.
Griffin also added a couple pass-breakups, one against Thielen and one against Diggs. With an overall grade of 54.5 on the season, Griffin ranks 114th out of 126 cornerbacks.
CB- Justin Coleman, DE- Jacob Martin
Justin Coleman finished with an overall grade of 87.7, ranking second on the Seahawks defense. He was targeted five times and allowed three receptions for 44 yards and only one first down.
Jacob Martin earned an overall grade of 91.8, ranking first on the team this week. Martin recorded three pressures (one sack, one hit, one hurry) on 12 pass-rush snaps and also had a forced fumble.