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

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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


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