Powered by 206 yards from Russell Wilson, and a total team offensive output of 410 yards, the Seattle Seahawks obliterated the New York Jets in a embarrassingly lopsided 40-3 victory, Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020 in Lumen Field in Seattle. The Seahawks rushing game contributed to this win with 174 yards and one rushing touchdown, to support a 206 yards, four touchdowns effort by Russell Wilson.
Wilson helped the Seahawks in this victory by attempting 27 passes and completing 21 of them. This led to a final QB production of 206 yards, one interception and four touchdowns for the game.
The Seahawks deployed a rushing game led by Chris Carson and Carlos Hyde. For the game, Carson carried the ball 12 times and rushed for 76 yards, leading to one touchdown. Hyde supplemented by carrying the ball 15 times for a total of 66 yards. In the passing game, the Seahawks’ top receivers were DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett. Metcalf caught six passes for a total of 61 yards, while Lockett contributed with 52 yards from five passes.
The Seahawks were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in three sacks, and five tackles for loss, to go along with one forced fumble, with no defensive touchdowns.
For the losing team, Sam Darnold finished the game completing 14 of 26 passes to lead the way for the Jets. This performance by Darnold led to a QB rating of 68.10, and game stats of 132 yards, zero interceptions and zero touchdowns.
The rushing game for the Jets was led by Josh Adams and Frank Gore. For the game, Adams rushed for 27 yards from carrying the football six times. Meanwhile Gore carried the ball 8 times for a total of 23 yards. For the passing game, the top receivers for the Jets included Braxton Berrios and Breshad Perriman. Berrios caught three passes for a total of 49 yards, while Perriman contributed with 26 yards from three passes.
For the game, the Jets defensive effort yielded zero forced fumbles, three tackles for loss and one sack. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.
The Seahawks walked away from the game with an improved seasonal record of 9-4. The Jets on the other hand, dropped to 0-13 for the season.