Seahawks beat Eagles for sixth straight time in first playoff meeting

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Seattle Seahawks continue their dominance over the Philadelphia Eagles. In fact since Pete Carroll took over as the Seahawks head coach, they have never lost to the Eagles.

The Seahawks ended the Eagles season on Sunday. Seattle won 17-9 over Philadelphia at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is practicing ahead of their NFL International Series game against the Oakland Raiders
Russell Wilson is practicing ahead of their NFL International Series game against the Oakland Raiders (Getty Images)

Seattle leads the all-time series 11-7. This was their first postseason contest against each other.

This is the Seahawks sixth straight win over the Eagles. In fact, Philadelphia has not won in the series since a November 2nd, 2008 game in which they won 26-7.

Seattle improved to 12-5 on the season. The road warriors are now 8-1 away from CenturyLink Field.

The Eagles conclude their season with a 9-8 record. Philadelphia fell to 5-4 in 2019 at home.

In addition, the win moved Seattle to 18-16 all-time in the postseason. This is their first win since the 2016 season when they defeated the Detroit Lions, 26-6, in their Wild Card game on Jan. 7, 2017 at CenturyLink Field.

The Eagles fell to 23-24 all-time in the playoffs. This is their first Wild Card round loss since a 26-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints on Jan. 4, 2014 at Lincoln Financial Field.

The Seahawks will face the Green Bay Packers on Sunday, Jan. 12th. Their game will start at 6:40 pm EST at Lambeau Field in Green Bay, Wisconsin.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson went 18 of 30 for 325 yards. He had one touchdown pass.

Wilson also had nine carries for 45 yards. DK Metcalf had seven receptions for 160 yards and a touchdown.

Eagles quarterback Luke McCown – who was making his postseason debut at 40-years-old – went 18 of 24 for 174 yards.

Miles Sanders had 14 carries for 69 yards. Dallas Goedert had seven receptions for 73 yards.

Seattle outscored Philadelphia, 7-6, in the second half. Wilson hit Metcalf for a 53-yard touchdown reception.

Eagles kicker Jake Elliott made two field goals.

The Seahawks led 10-3 at halftime. Marshawn Lynch scored on a five-yard rushing touchdown. Jason Myers also made a 49-yard field goal.

Elliott also made a 46-yard field goal in the second quarter.

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