NFL Capsule: Seahawks at Lions

Associated Press Published: October 25, 2012
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SEATTLE (4-3) At DETROIT (2-4)

Sunday, 1 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE — Lions by 1 1/2

RECORD VS. SPREAD — Seattle 5-2; Detroit 2-4

SERIES RECORD — Seahawks lead 7-4

AP PRO32 RANKING — Seahawks No. 11; Lions No. 21

LAST MEETING — Seahawks beat Lions 32-20, Nov. 8, 2009

LAST WEEK — Seahawks lost to 49ers 13-6; Lions lost to Bears 13-7

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE — OVERALL (30), RUSH (8), PASS (31)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE — OVERALL (5), RUSH (6), PASS (8)

LIONS OFFENSE — OVERALL (4), RUSH (19), PASS (2)

LIONS DEFENSE — OVERALL (8), RUSH (16), PASS (6)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES — Seahawks overcame 17-0 deficit to beat Detroit three years ago for third straight win in series and can match longest winning streak in series with another win. .. Seattle's Russell Wilson leads rookie QBs with four wins. ... Lions QB Matthew Stafford has five TDs and six INTs one season after throwing 41 TDs with 16 INTs. ... Stafford has thrown for 300-plus yards in last three home games. ... Lions have lost four of five since opening with win over St. Louis. ... Seattle RB Marshawn Lynch tied for third in NFL with 652 yards rushing and first in league with 1,593 on ground since Nov. 2011. ... Detroit WR Calvin Johnson ranks among NFL top 10 with 38 receptions and 592 yards receiving, but has only one TD catch, from Shaun Hill, after scoring 16 times last year. ... In last 14 games, Seahawks DE Chris Clemons has 13 sacks. ... Lions DE Kyle Vanden Bosch two sacks last week and a team-high 4 1/2 sacks this year. ... Seattle's Leon Washington has returned seven kickoffs for TDs, trailing only Josh Cribbs in NFL record books, and is going against team that has given up four scores on special teams this year. ... Detroit is NFL's only team ranking among top eight in total offense, defense. ... Seattle will play for first time in 10 days against team on short turnaround after playing on Monday night. ... Lions have NFL-high 80 points in fourth quarter.



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