One stat and one question for every Seahawks regular season game in 2021

The Seahawks’ official 2021 schedule is right here!!! Let the evaluation start. *observe: some video games listed beneath embody a couple of stat — bonus stats included freed from cost.

Sept. 12 @ Indianapolis Colts

Since 2013, the Seahawks are 19-7 within the early kickoff slot, 2-1 in 10:00 AM highway openers, and 4-0 towards Carson Wentz (5-0 together with playoffs). Will Seattle proceed their dominance of the previous second general choose to kickoff the 2021 season? Sport kicks off at 10:00 AM PT.

Sept. 19 vs Tennessee Titans

Tennessee had the third highest scoring offense within the NFL and had been ranked 4th in weighted DVOA in 2020. Nevertheless, additionally they fielded the twenty ninth ranked protection and struggled to get after quarterbacks all 12 months lengthy. Ought to followers count on a high-scoring shootout (run-out?) in Seattle’s dwelling opener? Sport kicks off at 1:25 PM PT.

Sept. 26 @ Minnesota Vikings

Kirk Cousins has solely gotten the higher of Russell Wilson as soon as in his NFL profession, and that was when he was in Washington. Relationship again to 2015, he has made 95 of a attainable 96 begins, but when studies are to be believed, his grip as QB1 could also be slipping. Will Cousins be the beginning QB when Seattle heads to Minnesota to shut out the primary month of the season? Sport kicks off at 1:25 PM PT.

Oct. 3 @ San Francisco 49ers

Regardless of struggling an onslaught of accidents on protection in 2020 (Bosa, Sherm, Armstead… the checklist goes on), the staff nonetheless ranked fifth general in weighted DVOA per Soccer Outsiders. With Saleh off to New Jersey, how completely different will the Niners’ gifted protection look beneath Demeco Ryans in ‘21? Sport kicks off at 1:05 PM PT.

Oct. 7 vs Los Angeles Rams

Matt Stafford’s common depth of goal (aDOT) in 2020 was 9.8 (close to high of the league), in comparison with Jared Goff’s paltry 6.4 aDOT (near the underside). Will Matt Stafford make the Rams’ passing sport extra explosive after they head to Lumen for some Thursday Evening Soccer motion? 5:20 PM PT – Thursday Evening Soccer.

Oct. 17 @ Pittsburgh Steelers

Regardless of solely ending with ten picks on the season, Ben Roethlisberger had the second worst adjusted interception price in 2020. What number of passes will discover their manner into the arms of Seattle defenders when the groups meet up in Prime Time? 5:15 PM PT – Sunday Evening Soccer.

Oct. 25 vs New Orleans Saints

The Seahawks will return dwelling to play their third consecutive Prime Time matchup. They’ll face the Saints for the second time in a row with out Drew Brees beneath middle, having misplaced the final matchup at dwelling to the Teddy Bridgewater-led squad in 2019. Who might be their beginning QB after they come to Seattle in October? 5:15 PM PT – Monday Evening Soccer

Oct. 31 vs Jacksonville Jaguars

The Seahawks have dominated rookie QBs at dwelling courting again to the mid-2000s, with a file of 12-3 towards first-year passers since 2005. Will primary general choose Trevor Lawrence be capable of deal with Lumen discipline and the return of its ravenous followers? Sport kicks off at 1:05 PM PT.

Nov. 7 BYE

Nov. 14 @ Inexperienced Bay Packers

Davante Adams had 18 touchdowns final season, and can proceed to be a beast for Inexperienced Bay whatever the QB drama circling the NFL media drain proper now (I hear they signed Blake Bortles…). Will PFF’s highest-graded receiver from 2020 present up massive in a contract 12 months and placed on a present towards Seattle’s rebuilt CB group? Sport kicks off at 1:25 PM PT.

Nov. 21 vs Arizona Cardinals

Deandre Hopkins had greater than twice as many targets (160) than the subsequent main participant for Arizona in 2020 (Christian Kirk — 79). Will including AJ Inexperienced and Rondale Moore make this a extra various and formidable passing assault in ‘21? Sport kicks off at 1:25 PM PT.

Nov. 29 @ Washington Soccer Crew

Ryan Fitzpatrick has grow to be the consummate journeyman QB, posting the best QBR of his profession (76.9) in 2020, however solely enjoying in 9 video games and beginning seven. Will Fitzmagic or Washington’s third ranked protection from final season be the larger issue when Seattle travels to the east coast in late November? 5:15 PM – Monday Evening Soccer.

Dec. 5 vs San Francisco 49ers

Capping off their run of Prime Time video games for ‘21, Seattle will face the Niners at dwelling for the second time. Nick Bosa had 25 QB hits and 9 sacks in 2019, solely to overlook fourteen video games in 2020 after exiting in week two as a consequence of an unlucky torn ACL. However this query isn’t about him. Will the 49ers be beginning Jimmy G or Trey Lance at this level of the season? Or another person solely? 5:15 PM – Sunday Evening Soccer.

Dec. 12 @ Houston Texans

Houston has grow to be a cesspool of negativity for soccer in recent times, with one of the vital poorly run organizations within the league failing to make strikes that encourage any confidence in followers or gamers, alike. After ending 4-12 in 2020, with three of these wins coming at dwelling, will the Seahawks do their half to assist new head coach David Culley and the Texans grow to be the primary staff ever to file 17 losses in a single season? Sport kicks off at 10:00 AM PT.

Dec. 19 @ Los Angeles Rams

LA retained Leonard Floyd, and Aaron Donald stays probably the most feared inside cross rusher within the NFL, however the Rams’ subsequent three main cross rushers — Michael Brockers, Morgan Fox, and Samson Ebukam — all landed on new groups through the offseason. With out excessive draft picks or high-profile free brokers to exchange them, will the Rams’ top-ranked protection from final season return in 2021? Sport kicks off at 1:00 PM PT.

Dec. 26 vs Chicago Bears

The Chicago Bears are the one remaining NFL staff to by no means have a QB publish 4,000+ yards in a single season and has been a turnstile for sign callers, with 12 completely different gamers making at the least one begin on the place since 2010. Have they discovered their long-term reply in gifted and thrilling rookie Justin Fields, and the way will the younger passer fare towards a staff that historically raises hell for first 12 months QBs? Sport kicks off at 1:05 PM PT.

Jan. 2 vs Detroit Lions

Jared Goff is 5-4 towards the Seahawks within the common season. He’s set to face his former division rivals on acquainted floor, although for the primary time whereas carrying a brand new uniform. Will the Hawks win their remaining dwelling sport of the season and drop Goff to an excellent .500? Sport kicks off at 1:05 PM PT.

Jan. 9 @ Arizona Cardinals

The Hawks shut out their season towards the all too acquainted Cardinals. New addition AJ Inexperienced might be 33 and recent off his first season the place he performed greater than greater than 10 video games however failed to succeed in 1,000+ yards and solely posted two touchdowns. Can Inexperienced come again to life within the Playing cards’ passing sport that was allergic to the deep ball in 2020? Sport kicks off at 1:25 PM PT.

And that’s that. Be at liberty to publish solutions or some questions of your personal within the feedback beneath!

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