Player of the game Andre Johnson, Houston receiver, caught 11 passes for 193 yards, the third-highest receiving total ever by a Seattle...
Player of the game
Andre Johnson, Houston receiver, caught 11 passes for 193 yards, the third-highest receiving total ever by a Seattle opponent. The record is 243 yards set by Wes Chandler of San Diego in 1985.
Play of the game
Houston’s first play resulted in a 64-yard touchdown pass to Johnson, who ran right by Seattle cornerback Marcus Trufant. The Seahawks were playing quarters coverage, dividing the field into fourths, and Johnson ran right past Trufant.
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Wide receiver Nate Burleson suffered an ankle injury after a third-quarter reception and will undergo a magnetic-resonance image (MRI) test this morning. Linebacker Aaron Curry suffered a hip-pointer in the fourth quarter, but X-rays showed no fracture. Wide receiver T.J. Houshmandzadeh took a hard fall on his head in the fourth quarter, but is expected to be OK. Seattle’s pride also took a serious whupping.
He said what?
Coach Jim Mora: “As slim as our playoff aspirations were, they were there. They’re not there anymore.”
Who’s this No. 89?
Seattle’s No. 89 caught three passes, including Seattle’s only touchdown, and looks like he could be a heck of a receiving threat. Oh wait. That’s John Carlson. Sorry. Forgot he was an eligible receiver after catching four passes in the previous four games combined before Sunday.
By the numbers
336 yards passing by Matt Schaub in the first half, tied for third-most in a half by any NFL player since the league began keeping track in 1991.
84 yards on Seattle’s second-quarter touchdown drive. The Seahawks totaled 18 yards and one first down on its first four drives combined.
64 yard touchdown pass to Johnson, the longest completion given up by Seattle since Derrick Mason’s 79-yard touchdown catch Dec. 23, 2007.
63 plays from scrimmage for Seattle.
15 plays in which Seattle moved backward.
|2009 Seahawks schedule|
|Sept. 13||Seahawks 28, Rams 0|
|Sept. 20||49ers 23, Seahawks 10|
|Sept. 27||Bears 25, Seahawks 19|
|Oct. 4||Colts 34, Seahawks 17|
|Oct. 11||Seahawks 41, Jaguars 0|
|Oct. 18||Cards 27, Seahawks 3|
|Nov. 1||Dallas 38, Seahawks 17|
|Nov. 8||Seahawks 32, Lions 20|
|Nov. 15||Cards 31, Seahawks 20|
|Nov. 22||Vikings 35, Seahawks 9|
|Nov. 29||Seahawks 27, Rams 17|
|Dec. 6||Seahawks 20, 49ers 17|
|Dec. 13||Texans 34, Seahawks 7|
|Dec. 20||vs. Bucs*||1 p.m.|
|Dec. 27||at Packers*||10 a.m.|
|Jan. 3||vs. Titans*||1 p.m.|
|* Game time subject to NFL flex scheduling|