Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw a career-high five interceptions Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw a career-high five interceptions Sunday. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

Seahawks grades: Low marks for everybody

Here’s how the Seattle Seahawks grade out in their 38-10 loss to the Green Bay Packers on Sunday at Lambeau Field:


Based on passer rating, this wasn’t Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s worst game as a pro, but it was close. Wilson threw a career-high five interceptions and wasn’t sharp from the start, missing open receivers in the first half. But his teammates didn’t help him, either, as two second-half interceptions went off receivers’ hands and right to Green Bay defenders. In total the Seahawks turned the ball over six times, which renders anything else accomplished on offense irrelevant.

Grade: F


Green Bay’s point total could be interpreted as being harsh on Seattle’s defense, as the interceptions meant the Packers scored three touchdowns after being given a short field to work with. Still, the Seahawks were far from their usual selves. Seattle was unable to generate any kind of a pass rush, giving Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers as much time as he needed to pick the secondary apart. And a defense that’s usually so good holding opponents to field goals didn’t get a single stop in the red zone.

Grade: D-


Punter Jon Ryan picked the wrong time to shank a punt, giving the Packers the ball in Seattle’s half of the field in the second quarter to set up a Green Bay touchdown that made it 21-3 and prevented any hope of Seattle going into halftime within one score. The Seahawks also weren’t able to come up with the onside-kick magic they used when the teams met in the 2014 playoffs. But Tyler Lockett had an effective game returning kickoffs, averaging 27.2 yards per return.

Grade: C-


Seattle, perhaps concerned with the absence of free safety Earl Thomas, never made any adjustments to try to create more pressure on Rodgers, despite Rodgers playing much of the game on one leg. The field conditions weren’t as harsh as originally feared as no snow fell during the game, but it still seemed the Seahawks weren’t completely prepared as linebacker K.J. Wright slipped on consecutive plays in the second quarter to contribute to Green Bay’s third TD.

Grade: D-


This was by far Seattle’s worst loss since Wilson took over as quarterback in 2012 — Wilson’s previous worst defeat was the 27-17 loss at Lambeau Field last year. The fact it was the Seahawks’ second terrible offensive performance in three games is concerning. The loss dropped Seattle a half-game behind Detroit for the No. 2 seed in the NFC, meaning the Seahawks now have some work to do to earn a first-round bye in the playoffs.

Grade: F

Nick Patterson, Herald Writer

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