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NFL Week 6 Game Recap: Seattle Seahawks 19, Arizona Cardinals 9

New Orleans, Louisiana, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Kenneth Walker III (9) rushes for a touchdown against the New Orleans Saints during the second half at Caesars Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Stephen Lew-USA TODAY Sports

In a surprising defensive slugfest, the Seattle Seahawks broke the game open with a Kenneth Walker III rushing score as they defeated the Arizona Cardinals 19-9 to enter a three-way tie for first in the competitive NFC West.

Offensive spotlight: Walker made his first NFL start and didn't disappoint with his opportunity, as the rookie back forced 10 missed tackles, rushed for five first downs, amassed 63 yards after contact and ran for a score on a team-high 17 rush attempts.

Defensive spotlight: Quinton Jefferson manifested three total pressures, two hurries and a sack of Kyler Murray to complete a 76.7 defensive grade on first review. His impact was also felt against the run, where he registered three tackles and a stop on 10 run snaps to finish with a 75.1 run defense grade on first review.

Rookie spotlight: Tariq Woolen registered an interception for a fourth consecutive week and secured a fumble recovery as well to continue an early season Defensive Rookie of the Year campaign for the fifth-round selection.

Offensive line spotlight: The Seahawks' offensive line allowed 14 total pressures against the Cardinals' front seven. Three of the pressures went for sacks and one was surrendered by rookie right tackle Abraham Lucas.

Box Score

Passing
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Kyler Murray 19.88 23 / 37 222 6 0 1
Seattle Seahawks
Player Fantasy Comp/Att Yds YPA TD Int
Geno Smith 12.68 20 / 31 197 6.4 0 0
Rushing
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Kyler Murray 19.88 10 100 10 0 42
Eno Benjamin 9.5 15 37 2.5 0 6
Keaontay Ingram 0.7 3 7 2.3 0 7
Seattle Seahawks
Player Fantasy Car Yds YPC TD Long
Kenneth Walker III 19 21 97 4.6 1 34
Geno Smith 12.68 6 48 8 0 24
DeeJay Dallas 0.1 2 1 0.5 0 2
Michael Dickson -2 1 -10 -10 0 -10
Receiving
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Zach Ertz 14 10 7 70 7 0
Marquise Brown 11.8 9 5 68 7.6 0
Rondale Moore 10.9 10 6 49 4.9 0
Eno Benjamin 9.5 3 3 28 9.3 0
A.J. Green 2.7 4 2 7 1.8 0
Seattle Seahawks
Player Fantasy Tgt Rec Yds YPT TD
Kenneth Walker III 19 3 2 13 4.3 0
Noah Fant 10.5 7 6 45 6.4 0
Dee Eskridge P 6.9 3 3 39 13 0
DK Metcalf 5.4 7 2 34 4.9 0
Marquise Goodwin 4.6 2 2 26 13 0
Tyler Lockett 3.7 5 2 17 3.4 0
Colby Parkinson 3.1 2 2 11 5.5 0
Will Dissly 2.2 1 1 12 12 0

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