8:20 PM ET, January 2, 2011
CenturyLink Field, Seattle, WA
SEATTLE -- Pulled over his dapper shirt-and-tie combo, Leon Washington proudly wore a blue NFC West division champion T-shirt and hat.Pete Carroll thought it was "pretty cool" to be going to the playoffs with a losing record.Make jokes and laugh all you want at the Seattle Seahawks making the postseason as the champions of the weakest division in football, and with a losing record.
• The Seahawks became the first team in NFL history to win a division title with a sub-.500 record. It's the club's seventh division title in team history and first since 2007.
• Sam Bradford's 36 pass attempts Sunday gave him 590 on the season, which is the most in NFL history by a rookie.
• The 22 combined points are the fewest in Seahawks/Rams history -- breaking a record the two teams set earlier this season (23).
• Pete Carroll became the 27th coach in NFL history to lead two different teams to the playoffs.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
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Seattle G Chester Pitts left in the second half with a head injury and did not return. ... Seattle LT Russell Okung left briefly in the first half after injuring his left ankle, but returned after halftime. Seattle had just seven active offensive linemen. ... Jackson was the Rams' leading receiver with four receptions for 39 yards. ... St. Louis has lost 11 of 12 to Seattle.
Team Stat Comparison
Passing 1st downs
Rushing 1st downs
1st downs from penalties
3rd down efficiency
4th down efficiency
|Yards per play||3.4||4.7|
Yards per pass
Yards per rush
|Red Zone (Made-Att)||0-2||1-4|
|Defensive / Special Teams TDs||0||0|
|TD||11:43||Mike Williams 4 Yard Pass From Charlie Whitehurst (Olindo Mare Kick is Good)|
Drive info: 6 plays, 87 yds, 3:22
|FG||8:57||Josh Brown 32 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 13 plays, 83 yds, 6:15
|FG||9:02||Josh Brown 27 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 6 plays, 12 yds, 2:55
|FG||3:08||Olindo Mare 31 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 12 plays, 62 yds, 5:55
|FG||10:58||Olindo Mare 38 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 7 plays, 29 yds, 2:14
|FG||1:41||Olindo Mare 34 Yard Field Goal is Good|
Drive info: 13 plays, 47 yds, 7:05