Dec 2, 2013; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate (81) celebrates a touchdown by a teammate against the New Orleans Saints during the first quarter at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Seahawks facts and figures entering Sunday’s game


The Seahawks have a lot going for them as they prepare for their matchup on Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers. A win clinches the NFC West for Seattle for the first time since 2010, when they clinched with a 7-9 record.

Entering the matchup, here are some interesting facts and figures to keep in mind in one of the biggest games of the season for Seattle.

…The Seahawks have won six consecutive games in December, dating back to last season. Since 2011, the team has won nine of their last 10 games in December…

…The Seahawks have either had the lead or shared it in 13 consecutive quarters of play, dating back to when they were behind against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Nov. 3…

…A win would be the Seahawks’ sixth on the road this year, which would break the previous franchise record of five…

…Russell Wilson can become the first quarterback in the Super Bowl-era to win 23 games in his first two NFL seasons. He is currently tied at 22 wins with Ben Roethlisberger…

…Wilson averages 8.8 yards per completion, second only to Philadelphia’s Nick Foles (minimum 120 pass completions)…

…Marshawn Lynch’s nine rushing touchdowns are second in the NFL. Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson has 10…

…Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas are tied for fourth in the NFL with four interceptions each…

…Steven Hauschka has made 96 percent of his field goals (26-for-27), best in the NFL…

…The Seahawks average 28.3 points per game, best in the NFC and second in the NFL (Broncos average 38.7)…

…The Seahawks are +12 in the turnover category, second best in the NFL (Chiefs are +14)…

…The defense allows just 284.5 yards per game, best in the NFL…

And, if you were wondering:

…The Seahawks have a chance to beat the 49ers twice in the same season for the first time since 2007…

Kickoff is at 1:25 p.m. on Sunday. Go Hawks!

Correction: A previous version of this article listed kickoff time at 2:25 p.m. It has been corrected. The author regrets the error.

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  • Dalton Newell

    1:25 p.m.

  • Hawkman54

    Don’t confuse people with your mountain time in Phoenix – It is 1:25 PST ! Let’s all have a GREAT day today watching the HAWKS kick the arsh of those Phony Whiners!
    GO HAWKS !!!!!