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New Orleans Saints vs Seattle Seahawks: Notebook

The Saints fell to the Seahawks 23-15

*QB Drew Brees completed 24 of 43 passes for 309 yards and one touchdown. Brees surpassed the 300-yard mark in the postseason for the sixth time in his career, tied for second all-time with Joe Montana and Kurt Warner.

*RB Mark Ingram carried ten times for 49 yards and also rushed successfully for a two-point conversion.

*RB Khiry Robinson received the start and carried 13 times for a postseason career-high 57 yards with one touchdown and had a 13-yard reception.

*TE Josh Hill had a third quarter 23-yard reception.

*WR Robert Meachem had two receptions for 69 yards including a 52-yard reception in the 4th quarter.

*WR Lance Moore posted two receptions for 20 yards and had a fourth quarter reception for a nine-yard first down conversion.

*WR Marques Colston had 11 receptions for a postseason career-high 144 yards and a nine-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.

*The New Orleans defense held the Seahawks to 277 total net yards, including only 103 net yards passing. Seattle managed to convert only five-of-14 (36%) third down attempts.

*The New Orleans defense allowed Seattle QB Russell Wilson to complete only nine-of-18 passes for 103 yards.

*DE Cameron Jordan had a second quarter sack of Seattle Wilson on third down late in the second quarter to hold Seattle to a field goal.

*ILB David Hawthorne led New Orleans with nine tackles (four solo).

*ILB Curtis Lofton had eight tackles (three solo) and one sack.

*NT John Jenkins had the first sack of his career in the first quarter.

*S Roman Harper had eight tackles (five solo), including a key stop of Wilson on third down in the fourth quarter to force the Seahawks to punt.

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