Numbers you should know from Seattle’s victory over Arizona
PFF Seattle at Arizona
The Seattle Seahawks had a duel in the desert this week, taking on division rivals the Arizona Cardinals. The game stayed close through four quarters, but the Seahawks were able to close it out and secure the No. 5 seed in the NFL playoffs.
Let’s take a look at the numbers you should know on both sides of the ball.
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QB Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson earned an overall grade of 67.8, ranking 15th among quarterbacks this week.
When kept clean, Wilson completed 10-of-14 attempts for 108 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions and a passer rating of 117.6. When pressured, Wilson completed 2-of-7 attempts for 44 yards, no touchdowns, one interception and a passer rating of 13.7.
With the regular season all wrapped up, Wilson finishes with the seventh-best overall grade (87.2) among quarterbacks.
He also finishes with the third-best passer rating when kept clean (122.1.), the fifth-best passer rating when pressured (86.2), the third-best passer rating on play action (125.6), and the second-best passer rating when throwing 20+ yards downfield (128.1).
RB Chris Carson
Chris Carson earned an overall grade of 70.9, ranking second on the Seahawks' offense this week behind Duane Brown (72.5).
Of Carson's 122 rushing yards against the Cardinals, he gained 61 of them after contact; he also ran for five first downs and had three runs of 10+ yards.
Carson finishes the season with the ninth-best rushing grade (82.3) among running backs.
He is tied with Adrian Peterson and Derrick Henry for the most avoided tackles (45) among running backs this season. Carson averaged 3.36 yards after contact this season, ranking 7th.
DT Poona Ford, DE Frank Clark
Poona Ford earned an overall grade of 88.7, ranking 1st on the Seahawks defense and 7th among all interior defenders in week 17.
He recorded two pressures on 12 pass-rush snaps and also had five run stops on 16 run defense snaps. Ford finishes the season with the 10th-best overall grade (90.3) among interior defenders.
Frank Clark earned an overall grade of 85.4 this week, ranking second on the Seahawks' defense. Clark had six total pressures (4 hurries, 1 hit, 1 sack) on 28 pass-rush snaps.
Clark finishes the season with an overall grade of 77.1, ranking 21st out of 115 qualifying edge defenders.
LB Bobby Wagner
Bobby Wagner earned an overall grade of 78.2, ranking 4th on the Seahawks defense this week. He had one pressure on five pass-rush snaps and recorded four stops (two against the run and two against the pass).
Wagner finishes the season with an overall grade of 91.1, making him the highest-graded linebacker for the second straight season.
With a coverage grade of 90.4, Wagner is the only linebacker with a coverage grade in the 90s. He has missed only one tackle all season, tying him with two other players for the least missed tackles among linebackers this season