Seahawks Take Down Saints, 23-15, Reach NFC Championship

Automated Insights

Marshawn Lynch was an unstoppable force, highlighting a victory for the Seahawks over the Saints, 23-15 at home. With the win, Seattle moves on to the NFC Championship.

Russell Wilson didn't find the end zone and had only 103 yards on 9 of 18 passing and no interceptions. On the Saints side, Drew Brees had a much better day, going 24 of 43 with 309 yards passing, one touchdown and no interceptions.

Lynch was a focal point for the Seahawks, running at will on the Saints for 140 yards on 28 carries with two touchdowns. In the fourth quarter, he found a seam for a 31-yard score. Doug Baldwin pulled in two balls for 30 yards.

The Seattle defensive unit led the way to a victory, allowing 108 yards rushing and 309 passing. They were able to get to Brees for one sack.

Finally, Steven Hauschka was perfect, making all three of the field goals he attempted.

Saints wide receiver Marques Colston gave a standout effort with 144 receiving yards and one touchdown. Running back Khiry Robinson also had a noteworthy performance with 57 rushing yards, 13 receiving and one touchdown.


Saints Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
B+ 90 D. Brees 24 43 309 1 0


Seahawks Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
D 63 R. Wilson 9 18 103 0 0


Saints Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B+ 87 K. Robinson RB 13 57 4.4 1
C 75 M. Ingram RB 10 49 4.9 0
C- 72 D. Sproles RB 3 2 .7 0


Seahawks Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 M. Lynch RB 28 140 5.0 2
D 63 R. Wilson QB 3 16 5.3 0
- - R. Turbin RB 3 9 3.0 0


Saints Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 M. Colston WR 11 144 13.1 1
B 85 R. Meachem WR 2 69 34.5 0
C- 72 D. Sproles RB 5 32 6.4 0


Seahawks Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
C- 72 D. Baldwin WR 2 30 15.0 0
C- 71 J. Kearse WR 1 25 25.0 0
C- 72 P. Harvin WR 3 21 7.0 0