Sept. 9 @ Arizona, 1:25 p.m. Seattle has lost its first regular-season road game in each of the past five seasons, and the Seahawks have...
Seattle has lost its first regular-season road game in each of the past five seasons, and the Seahawks have won in Arizona only once since the Cardinals moved into their new stadium in 2006.
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Seahawks have lost three in a row to the Cowboys by a combined score of 95-39, but all those games were in Dallas. The Cowboys haven’t played here since January 2007 playoff game.
This looked like a game in which Matt Flynn would face his former team. Instead, Russell Wilson is likely to be featured in the national spotlight against a team that went 15-1 a year ago.
@ St. Louis,
Seahawks amassed eight of their 33 sacks last season in two games against the Rams as Seattle won those games by a combined score of 54-20.
There are only two current NFL cities where the Seahawks have never won a game: Baltimore is one, Charlotte the other. Seattle is 2-9 vs. NFC South the past five seasons.
Coach Pete Carroll plays his former employer in what will be the first of Seattle’s three successive games against opponents who won 10 games or more last season.
@ San Francisco,
Seahawks are 2-4 in games played on Thursday. Their victory over Philadelphia last year was the first time the Seahawks had won a Thursday game since 1986.
Seattle has won its past three against Detroit and for all the talk of the Seahawks struggling in early starts, Seattle was a more respectable 2-3 in games that started at 10 a.m. Pacific last year.
The Seahawks have lost their past two games against the Vikings by a combined scored of 66-22, but Seattle is 4-2 at home in its all-time series against Minnesota.
The Seahawks are 4-12 against AFC teams the past four seasons (1-3 last year, outscored 81-37), and they have lost eight of their past 10 games against the Jets.
Seattle is 3-7 all-time vs. Miami, its second-lowest winning percentage against any team. The Seahawks have lost six of their past eight games against AFC East opponents.
These two teams have met in five of the past six regular seasons and twice in the playoffs. Seattle is 9-4 vs. Chicago all-time, its highest winning percentage against any NFL opponent.
The Cardinals recorded four sacks in each of their two meetings with Seattle and you can bet Arizona will dial up the pressure if Wilson is starting.
vs. Buffalo @Toronto,
Export, eh. The Bills have won the past two meetings between these teams by a combined score of 72-19, but this game is being shipped out to Canada.
Seattle has lost three in a row at San Francisco and the 49ers swept the season series last year for only the third time since Seattle joined the NFC West in 2002.
Not only has Seattle won seven consecutive home games against the Rams, but the Seahawks have won six of those games by double figures.
TV: All games on Channel 13 except Sept. 24 (Packers) on ESPN, Oct. 14 (Patriots) and Nov. 11 (Jets) on Channel 7, and Oct. 18 (San Francisco) on NFL Network.
Radio: All games on ESPN 710 AM and 97.3 FM.