WR Nate Burleson Burleson's 91-yard kickoff return to open the second half was the first of his career. It was the first for Seattle since Maurice Morris at St. Louis on October 20, 2002.
Longest KO Returns in Seahawks History
97t James Jefferson 10/8/89 vs. Kansas City
97t Maurice Morris 10/20/02 at St. Louis
94t Zack Dixon 11/13/83 vs.St. Louis
93t Jon Vaughn 10/30/94 at San Diego
91t Nate Burleson 10/21/07 vs. St.Louis
K Josh Brown
Brown's four field goals tied a career high. He last made four field goals last season vs. Green Bay (11/27/06). He is now 13 of 14 (.929) for the season and has scored 53 points through seven games this season. On his way to a club-record tying fifth season with 100 or more points scored. Norm Johnson (5 - 1982-90)
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TE Will Heller
Heller started in place of Marcus Pollard and had a career-high two touchdown receptions. His first was on Seattle's opening drive – a 1-yard pass from Hasselbeck and his second was the final scoring play of the game – an 11-yard pass from Hasselbeck.
DE Darryl Tapp
Tapp tied a club record with 4.0 sacks.
LB Julian Peterson
Peterson notched his seventh sack of the season and is tied for the 3rd in the NFL.
Most Sacks (Single Game)
4.0 Darryl Tapp 10/20/07 vs. St. Louis
Michael McCrary 12/22/96 at Oakland
Michael Sinclair 9/8/96 at Denver
Jacob Green 10/19/86 vs. N.Y. Giants
NFL Individual Sack Leaders
Player (Team) Sacks
Allen, Jared (KC) 8.0
Umenyiora, Osi (NYG) 8.0
Peterson, Julian (SEA) 7.0
Tuck, Justin (NYG) 7.0
Cole, Trent (PHI) 7.0
Dockett, Darnell (ARZ) 6.0
Harris, Tommie (CHI) 6.0
Ware, DeMarcus (DAL) 5.5
Merriman, Shawne (SD) 5.5
Phillips, Shaun (SD) 5.5
Tapp, Darryl (SEA) 5.5
NFL Team Sack Leaders
New York Giants 27
Seattle Seahawks 23
Kansas City Chiefs 21
Chicago Bears 21
Philadelphia Eagles 20
*At the 2-minute warning of the first half, Seattle's defense had limited the Rams offense to 1 of 7 passing for -4 yards.
* Since the 2005 season, Seattle has held the ball for more than 30 minutes in 19 of it's 39 games, posting an 18-1 record in that span while leading the NFC with a .947 winning percentage. Seattle has outscored opponents by 282 points, 533-251.
Record When Holding the Ball 30+ Minutes Since 2005
New England 21-1 .955
Seattle 18-1 .947
Indianapolis 18-2 .900
Carolina 18-2 .900
San Diego 18-4 .818