October 01, 2015

DETROIT (0-3) at SEATTLE (1-2)

Monday, 8:30 p.m. ET, ESPN

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 9

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Lions 0-3, Seahawks 1-2

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 7-5

LAST MEETING - Lions beat Seahawks 28-24, Oct. 28, 2012

LAST WEEK - Lions lost to Broncos 24-12; Seahawks beat Bears 26-0

AP PRO32 RANKING - Lions No. 25 (tie), Seahawks No. 8

LIONS OFFENSE - OVERALL (27), RUSH (32), PASS (12)

LIONS DEFENSE - OVERALL (27T), RUSH (20T), PASS (26)

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (18), RUSH (5), PASS (27T)

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (3), RUSH (17), PASS (2)

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - First meeting since 2012 in Detroit, game decided on Titus Young's touchdown catch with 20 seconds left. Seahawks won seven of final eight that season after loss to Lions. ... Lions committed seven turnovers in last game in Seattle in 2009. ... Lions trying to avoid first 0-4 start since 2010 when they started 0-4 and finished 6-10. ... QB Matthew Stafford tied for second in league with 82 pass completions but has passer rating of 78.7. ... Lions rank last in rushing at just 45 yards per game. Broncos only other team averaging less than 60 yards rushing per game. ... WR Golden Tate returns to Seattle, where he spent his first four seasons. Tate was Seattle's leading receiver in 2013. ... WR Calvin Johnson is seven catches shy of tying Herman Moore for most in franchise history. Moore had 670. ... Lions have forced six turnovers in three games, tied for sixth in league. ... S Glover Quin had interception last week and has picked off pass in six of past nine games dating back to last season. Quin has 13 interceptions since start of 2013 season, tied for most in NFL with Cleveland's Tashaun Gipson and Seattle's Richard Sherman. ... Seahawks are 13-2 in prime-time games under Pete Carroll. Only losses 2012 at San Francisco and Week 2 this season at Green Bay. ... Seahawks with nine-game win streak in Monday night games. ... QB Russell Wilson is 4-0 with nine TDs and no interceptions in Monday night games. ... Status of RB Marshawn Lynch in question after hamstring injury vs. Bears and playing just in first half. ... Rookie RB Thomas Rawls rushed for 104 yards on 16 carries in Lynch's absence; first Seahawks running back other than Lynch to rush for 100 yards since 2012. ... TE Jimmy Graham had seven catches and TD last week vs. Bears after having just one catch in Week 2 at Green Bay. ... Seahawks up to No. 2 in NFL pass defense after allowing 48 net yards through air to Bears. ... DE Cliff Avril played first five seasons with Lions before signing with Seahawks before 2013 season. ... LB Bobby Wagner leads team in tackles with 26. ... Seahawks one of three teams without interception through three weeks.

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