NO 7, SEA 34: Wilson's 3 TDs helps Seahawks clinch playoff berth

Greg Warren

The Seattle Seahawks clinched a playoff berth with a 34-7 rout of the New Orleans Saints on Monday night.

Here's what you need to know...

  • Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson finished 22-of-33 for 310 yards and three touchdowns to help his team become the first in the NFL to clinch a playoff berth. Seattle (11-1) also distanced itself from New Orleans (9-3) for the best record in the NFC, improving its odds of having home advantage throughout the playoffs.
  • The Seattle stop unit held Saints QB Drew Brees to a season-low 147 passing yards and one TD to break his streak of 43 consecutive games with 200 or more yards passing. New Orleans managed just 188 total yards in the loss.
  • Seahawks tight end Zach Miller had five catches for a season-high 86 yards and a touchdown. Doug Baldwin also turned in an impressive outing, hauling in four catches for 77 yards and a score.
  • Seattle's "12th Man" reclaimed the Guinness World Record for crowd noise with a deafening¬†137.6 decibel roar after a defensive touchdown in the first quarter. The Seahawks fans jumping up and down actually registered a magnitude 1 or 2 earthquake.

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