Preview: Seattle Seahawks (4-8) at Houston Texans (2-10)

SUNDAY, DEC. 12, 2021 // 1:00 PM ET // NRG STADIUM // REFEREE: ADRIAN HILL

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (1:00 PM ET): Chris Myers, Daryl Johnston, Jen Hale (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 81 (Sea.), 83 (Hou.) | XM: 226 (Sea.), 225 (Hou.) | SXM App: 804 (Sea.), 812 (Hou.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Seahawks lead all-time series, 3-1
STREAKS: Seahawks have won past 2
LAST GAME: 10/29/17: Texans 38 at Seahawks 41
LAST GAME AT SITE: 9/29/13: Seahawks 23, Texans 20 (OT)

 

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS  LEADERS  HOUSTON TEXANS

W 30-23 vs. San Francisco LAST WEEK L 31-0 vs. Indianapolis
Pete Carroll: 2-0 COACH VS. OPP. David Culley: 0-0
19.9/20.8 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 13.7/26.9
298.3 OFFENSE 254.5
Russell Wilson: 174-259-2,042-14-4-102.5 PASSING Tyrod Taylor: 91-150-966-5-5-76.7
Alex Collins: 101-395-3.9-2 RUSHING David Johnson: 56-176-3.1-0
Tyler Lockett: 57-881-15.5-4 RECEIVING Brandin Cooks: 65-742-11.4-3
396.2 DEFENSE 379.0
Darrell Taylor: 5 SACKS Jonathan Greenard: 8
Quandre Diggs: 4 INTs Lonnie Johnson: 3
+3 (13/10) TAKE/GIVE +1 (21/20)
Michael Dickson: 47.8 (42.3) PUNTING (NET) Cameron Johnston: 46.8 (42.9)
Jason Myers: 55 (28/29 PAT; 9/14 FG) KICKING Ka’imi Fairbairn: 33 (6/9 PAT; 9/12 FG)

 

SEAHAWKS NOTES

• QB RUSSELL WILSON completed 30 of 37 atts. (season-high 81.1 pct.) for 231 yards & 2 TDs vs. INT for 99.4 rating last week. Has 0 INTs & 110+ rating in 4 of his 5 road starts this season. Aims for his 3rd in row with 2+ TD passes & 95+ rating. Passed for career-high 452 yards & 4 TDs vs. INT for 123.2 rating in last meeting. Has 26 TDs (25 pass, 1 rush) vs. 9 INTs for 108.2 rating in 10 career starts vs. AFC South.

• RB ADRIAN PETERSON had rush TD in Sea. debut last week. Has 126 career TDs, tied with HOFer JIM BROWN for 5th-most TDs by RB & 10th-most TDs overall in NFL history. Rushed for 40 yards vs. Hou. in Week 11 (w/ Ten.).

• WR TYLER LOCKETT led team with 7 catches for 68 yards & had 4th rec. TD of season last week. Had 6 catches for 121 yards in last meeting. Ranks tied-5th in NFL with 32 rec. TDs since 2018. Needs 119 rec. yards for 3rd-straight 1,000-yard season. WR DK METCALF had 5 catches for 60 yards last week. Ranks 5th in NFL with 25 rec. TDs since 2019 & is 1 of 3 (MIKE EVANS & TYREEK HILL) with 7+ rec. TDs in each of past 3 seasons. Rookie WR D’WAYNE ESKRIDGE had 1st-career rec. TD last week.

• LB BOBBY WAGNER had 11th-career INT last week. Leads NFL with 137 tackles, his 10th-straight 100-tackle season. Had 11 tackles in last meeting. LB JORDYN BROOKS ranks 4th in NFL with career-high 123 tackles. Aims for his 5th in row with 11+ tackles. LB CARLOS DUNLAP had sack last week. Has 7th-career season with 5+ PD (5).

 

TEXANS NOTES

• QB TYROD TAYLOR completed 27 of 38 atts. (71.1 pct.) for 289 yards & TD for 90.8 rating & rushed for 43 yards & TD in only career start vs. Sea. (11/7/16 w/ Buf.). Has 6 TDs (5 pass, 1 rush) vs. INT for 98.6 rating in his past 3 starts vs. NFC West. Has 2+ TD passes & 90+ rating in 2 of 3 home starts this season. Rookie QB DAVIS MILLS has 6 TDs vs. INT & 113.9 rating in 3 home starts this season.

• RB DAVID JOHNSON has 633 scrimmage yards (105.5 per game) & 4 rush TDs in his past 6 vs. Sea. Has 50+ scrimmage yards in 2 of his past 3 at home. RB REX BURKHEAD had 45 scrimmage yards (30 rush, 15 rec.) last week. Had 47 rec. yards in his last game vs. Sea. (9/20/20 w/ NE). RB ROYCE FREEMAN rushed for 71 yards in only career game vs. Sea. (9/9/18 w/ Den.).

• WR BRANDIN COOKS has TD catch in 2 of his past 3 at home. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. NFC West with 5+ catches. Is 1 of 4 WRs with 550+ rec. yards in each of past 8 seasons. WR CHRIS CONLEY had 54 rec. yards in only career game vs. Sea. (12/23/18 w/ KC). TE PHARAOH BROWN had 4 catches last week.

• LB KAMU GRUGIER-HILL had sack & career-high 19 tackles in Week 13, the 2nd-most tackles by a player in a single game this season. Aims for 3rd in row with sack & 5th in row with 7+ tackles. Leads team with career-high 86 tackles. LB ZACH CUNNINGHAM aims for his 4th in row with 8+ tackles & 3rd in row with TFL. LB CHRISTIAN KIRKSEY had 7 tackles, FR & PD last week. Has PD in 2 of his past 3 at home.