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Bobby Wagner Color Rush Jersey
When the calendar flips to 2019 Bobby Wagner Color Rush Jersey , the Seattle Seahawks will be playing playoff football. The road to Super Bowl 53 in Atlanta goes through Kansas City in the AFC and New Orleans in the NFC. For the Seahawks, their path to an NFL championship starts next week against the Dallas Cowboys.The start times for next week’s opening round of the postseason are now confirmed, and Seattle’s game has been slotted for Saturday, January 5th on FOX. It’ll be a primetime offering with a 5:15 PM PT kickoff at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas. Seattle hasn’t played a primetime road game since their Week 2 loss against the Chicago Bears on Monday Night Football, and have never had a primetime playoff road game in franchise history.Seattle is undefeated at “JerryWorld” in the Russell Wilson era, and indeed haven’t even given up a touchdown at that stadium, holding the Cowboys to four field goals in 2015 and 2017. The Seahawks beat the Cowboys in Seattle 24-13 in Week 3 of this season, but that was with Doug Baldwin and Justin Britt not playing Justin Coleman Color Rush Jersey , Earl Thomas’ final full game of the year, and Dallas hadn’t yet traded for Amari Cooper. I’m sure the rematch will provide plenty of intrigue and a lot of eyeballs given the star power both teams possess.Here is the full wild card schedule:Saturday, January 5th#6 Indianapolis Colts at #3 Houston Texans (1:40 PM PT, ESPN/ABC)#5 Seattle Seahawks at #4 Dallas Cowboys (5:15 PM PT, FOX)Sunday, January 6th#5 Los Angeles Chargers at #4 Baltimore Ravens (10:05 AM PT, CBS)#6 Philadelphia Eagles at #3 Chicago Bears (1:40 PM PT, NBC) One of my biggest criticisms of Brian Schottenheimer last year was the idea that his play-calling style was geared way too heavily towards “third and manageable” over getting first downs as early as possible.Last year the Seattle Seahawks offense ranked 20th in getting first downs on early downs (1st and 2nd down), which tied in with their ridiculously high percentage of three-and-out possessions Russell Wilson Color Rush Jersey , and Russell Wilson getting sacked for fun on obvious third down passing situations.This year has been a very different story and one of the biggest developments of the Schotty offense. Per Pro-Football-Reference, the 2019 Seahawks are 6th in what I’m going to consider “early down success rate,” with 29.8% of their 1st and 2nd down plays resulting in a new set of downs. If the season randomly ended today, that’d be the highest ranking of the Russell Wilson era (although several of Darrell Bevell’s offenses finished top-ten in this stat).Last week against the Cleveland Browns, the offense racked up a whopping 20 of its 29 1st downs on early down plays (including penalties against the defense). Not coincidentally, this was the Seahawks’ best game of the season in terms of offensive EPA (16.53). If you want to further strengthen Russell Wilson’s case for MVP, the Seahawks are the best in the NFL at getting first downs on early down pass plays. Seattle still has more early down rushes (169) than pass attempts (150), so the Seahawks’ overall ranking is actually diminished because the running game ranks 13th in 1st downs on early downs.Seattle is still 21st in three-and-out drives, so that’s not been totally cleaned up Brandon Marshall Color Rush Jersey , but it does represent significant improvement from the frustrations of the 2017 and 2018 offenses. We have never seen a Seahawks offense look this efficient early in a season under Pete Carroll, and you can credit Brian Schottenheimer and Russell Wilson for this turnaround. Oh yeah, I suppose I should tell you that the defense continues to be terrible defending early downs. They were third-worst in the NFL last year and are sixth-worst this year. Oddly enough, they are one of the best at defending third downs (32.1%), but it’s almost an empty stat when the opposition routinely gets 1st downs without ever approaching third down. That needs to be cleaned up soon, especially when you consider the Baltimore Ravens are one of the few teams with a better early down success rate than Seattle.

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