Numbers you should know from Seattle's win over Kansas City
Stats from the Seahawks
Want to take a closer look at that impressive 38-31 Seahawks win over AFC powerhouse Kansas City (11-4)? It was a huge victory not only taking down the best team in the AFC, but Seattle (9-6) is now officially playoff bound.
Scroll through to take a look at some of the stats from both sides of the ball from this game brought to you by Daniel Rymer of Pro Football Focus.
Offense - Russell Wilson
Russell Wilson earned an overall grade of 89.4, his second-highest graded game of the season and the highest grade among quarterbacks this week. When kept clean, Wilson completed 11-of-17 attempts for 173 yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions and a passer rating of 137.6. When pressured, Wilson completed 7-of-12 attempts for 98 yards, one touchdown, no interceptions and a passer rating of 112.5. On four scrambles, Wilson ran for 61 yards and forced two missed tackles. With an overall grade of 87.4 on the year, Wilson ranks seventh among quarterbacks.
Offense - Carson, Baldwin
Chris Carson earned an overall grade of 74.0, ranking eighth among running backs this week. On 27 rush attempts, Carson forced seven missed tackles and averaged 3.81 yards after contact; he also ran for eight first downs (including two touchdowns) and had four runs of 10+ yards. With an overall grade of 84.7 this season, Carson ranks fifth among running backs.
Doug Baldwin earned an overall grade of 92.1, ranking first among wide receivers this week. On 12 targets, Baldwin had seven receptions for 126 yards and six first downs (including one touchdown). Since week 13, Baldwin is the league's highest-graded wide receiver with an overall grade of 91.1.
Defense - Poona Ford
Poona Ford earned an overall grade of 72.9, ranking second on the Seahawks defense in week 16. He had two pressures on 14 pass-rush snaps. Since week 11, Ford has played only 101 snaps, but he qualifies for the fifth-best overall grade among interior defenders (90.5) and the best run defense grade (91.7).
Defense - Linebackers
Frank Clark earned an overall grade of 74.8, ranking first on the Seahawks defense this week. He had eight total pressures (5 hurries, 3 hits) on 34 pass-rush snaps, tying for third-most pressures among edge defenders in week 16.
Bobby Wagner earned an overall grade of 66.1, ranking 28th among linebackers this week. On six targets, Wagner allowed five receptions for 48 yards and two first downs.