NFL Capsule: Seattle at Denver


SEATTLE (1-0) At DENVER (0-1)

Sunday, 4:05 p.m., FOX

OPENING LINE - Denver by 3

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 1-0; Denver 0-1

SERIES RECORD - Broncos lead 33-18

LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Broncos 23-20, Dec. 3, 2006

LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat 49ers 31-6; Broncos lost to Jaguars 24-17 SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (25), RUSH (23), PASS (18T)




STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Seahawks QB Matt Hasselbeck completed 18 of 23 (78.3 percent) for 170 yards, two TDs and one INT last week against Niners. Seattle is 12-0 when Hasselbeck starts and posts a completion percentage of at least 73.5 percent. ... RB Justin Forsett has a career average of 5.5 yards per carry. ... In his only game against Denver, RB Leon Washington had 158 combined yards vs. Broncos while with the Jets in 2008. ... Including playoffs, Seahawks are 21-7 when WR Deion Branch catches a TD pass as he did last week. ... CB Marcus Trufant had 32-yard interception return for TD against San Francisco. ... Broncos have won 10 straight home openers, the longest streak in NFL, and Denver's 37-12-1 record in home openers is best mark in league. ... QB Kyle Orton is 19-5 as starter at home in his career. ... Against NFC in 2009, Orton was 76 for 116 for 870 yards with 8 TDs and 2 INTs and a 103.7 passer rating. ... Orton had five completions of 25 or more yards in opener. ... After sophomore slump season last year, WR Eddie Royal led Broncos with eight catches last week, five for first downs. ... WR Brandon Lloyd posted fifth career 100-yard receiving game and first since Sept. 21, 2008 vs. Tampa Bay while with Bears. For career, Lloyd averages 17.3 yards per catch vs. Seattle. ... Since 1999, Champ Bailey leads all CBs with 46 interceptions. ... Second-year OLB Robert Ayers had first career sack last week.

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