2019 opponent profile: Seattle Seahawks 

Opponent – Seattle Seahawks
Coach – Pete Carroll
Quarterback – Russell Wilson
2018 record – 10-6, second in NFC West
Most recent matchup: Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016: Saints 25, Seahawks 20
2019 game: Sunday, Sept. 22 – Week 3 at 3:25 p.m. on CBS
Stadium – CenturyLink
Seahawks-Saints series record: Seahawks lead 8-7-0

Seahawks' 2018 season recap:
Seattle finished the season 10-6 with a trip to the playoffs in 2018 before falling to the Dallas Cowboys in the wild-card round. Russell Wilson ended the season tied with Matt Ryan for third-most passing scores in the league with 35. Fourth-year wideout Tyler Lockett showed up in a major way in 2018, hauling in 57 receptions for 965 yards and 10 touchdowns. On the defensive side, replacing the Legion of Boom is a work in progress, as starting cornerbacks Shaquill Griffin and Tre Flowers combined to allow 1,385 receiving yards. The Seahawks will look to build on their success last season and make a deeper run into the playoffs.

Notable additions:

  • Defensive end – Cassius Marsh
  • Wide receiver – D.K. Metcalf (selected 64th overall in the 2019 NFL Draft)
  • Quarterback – Geno Smith

Notable losses:

  • Safety – Earl Thomas
  • Safety – Kam Chancellor
  • Cornerback – Justin Coleman
  • Running back – Mike Davis

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