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Seahawks stats update at the quarter mark: What are Russell Wilson and friends on pace for?

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We are four of 16 games into the 2017 season. That makes it easy to see the pace at which the Seattle Seahawks main player are at, for those who have played all four games. This does not tell you that a player will hit these numbers, but may give you some idea of how well or poorly they’ve played, since we typically ingest stats for a whole season and not just game-to-game or month-to-month.

Russell Wilson, 87-of-141, 1,024 yards, seven touchdowns, two interceptions, 7.3 Y/A, 94.4 rating, 25 carries for 138 yards, one touchdown

After throwing for two touchdowns and two picks in Sunday night’s 46-18 win over the Indianapolis Colts, Wilson is on pace for 28 touchdowns, eight interceptions, and over 4,100 yards. That would be fewer yards than he had in 2016, but more touchdowns than he’s had in all but one of his seasons. It’s also interesting that he’s back on pace for 100 rush attempts after having just 72 last season, a career-low.

Wilson’s 5.5 YPC is his best mark since 2014. He was at just 3.6 during his injury-plagued 2016 campaign.

Chris Carson, 208 rushing yards, no touchdowns, seven catches for 59 yards, one touchdown

If Carson’s season comes to an end, it will be without him rushing for a touchdown. He would have been on pace for about 800 rushing yards and nearly 1,000 total yards.

Eddie Lacy, 16 carries for 55 yards, 3.4 YPC

Lacy is on pace for 220 yards! Oh no!

Let’s see if he averages more than 13 yards per game now that Carson is possibly out for the year.

Doug Baldwin, 23 catches for 247 yards, one touchdown

Baldwin is catching 74.2% of his targets and is on pace for 92 catches and just under 1,000 yards. He’s been a little injured and the passing game is taking time to get going though, so Baldwin has a good chance to post his third-straight 1,000-yard season, if not more.

Paul Richardson, 11 catches for 173 yards, two touchdowns

Richardson has not had any one big game this year, but he’s been a consistent threat for a couple catches and 30-60 yards. I think he could also have a big second half of the season and be a really tough guy to let walk in the offseason. Richardson’s already set a career-high in touchdowns with two, and he’s just 116 yards shy of a new career-high in yards. He’s on a pace for 692 yards, which is basically carving out the Jermaine Kearse void, except he’s actually got the upside of a true number two.

Tyler Lockett, 13 catches for 169 yards, no touchdowns

Lockett’s been much more consistent than Richardson, putting up 664 yards and 597 yards in his first two seasons, respectively, but will he be as valuable over the course of this year? He’s on pace for a new career-high in yards (barely) but has caught just one touchdown over the last two years, after snagging six as a rookie.

Jimmy Graham, 15 catches for 142 yards, no touchdowns

Speaking of no touchdowns. Graham is on pace for his least-productive season since his rookie year in 2010 and there appears to be very little chemistry between him and supposed-best friend Wilson. Forget about if the Seahawks want to re-sign Graham, does Graham want to continue his NFL career in Seattle? He’s been productive over the last two weeks, putting up 10.17 yards/target on Sunday night, but also helping Wilson become victim to two interceptions. (Not that Wilson doesn’t take some blame too.)

Luke Willson, seven catches for 84 yards, two touchdowns

Willson’s career-high for touchdowns is three, so he’s almost surpassed that already. The one-year deal appears to be a nice bargain for the Seahawks.

Blair Walsh, 6-of-7 FG, 8-of-9 PAT

Just want to point out that Walsh has yet to attempt a kick at 50+ and has made just one such field goal attempt over the last two years.

Bobby Wagner, 22 solo, 11 assists, three batted passes, one interception, two fumble recoveries, one touchdown

At this rate, this could be Wagner’s DPOY season.

Michael Bennett, three sacks

Bennett leads the Seahawks with three sacks — his career-high is 10, which came in 2015. He’s also spread them out this year, so it’s not all coming against one tackle or quarterback.

Frank Clark, 1.5 sacks

He had 10 last year but has not been as productive so far this year. If Cliff Avril misses some time, then Clark will have some more opportunities.

Marcus Smith, 1.5 sacks

They all came on Sunday night, but Smith is still just 1.5 sacks shy now of a new career-high.

Naz Jones, one interception

Woah! Jones is gonna have four picks this year!