Now that Russell Wilson has kept alive his streak of never losing three games in a row, we have another astonishing statistic to use as a harbinger for the result of Thursday night’s game.
Russell Wilson’s 9-1 record on Thursday Night Football is the best record (by winning percentage) of any quarterback since 2000.
Russell Wilson is 9-1 on Thursday night. Per @ESPNStatsInfo, that's the best TNF winning percentage by a QB since 2000 (minimum five starts). “It's something that we've done very, very well," he said of preparing on a short week. "It's something that I pride myself in.” pic.twitter.com/RdMUkBDMg7— Brady Henderson (@BradyHenderson) October 5, 2021
Wilson has been dominant, winning his last nine starts on Thursday Night Football, with his lone loss being in his rookie season to the 49ers at Candlestick Park by a score of 13-6. He’s thrown 20 touchdowns to just 4 interceptions in those 10 games. The Seahawks are 7-1 against divisional opponents on Thursday Night Football under Wilson’s command, including a 2-0 record against the Rams. The Seahawks defeated the Rams 24-3 on TNF in 2016 to claim the division title, and squeaked out a 30-29 win at home thanks to a Greg Zuerlein missed field goal with time almost up. Notably, the Seahawks wore their full action green uniforms on both occasions, as they were both home games. These two matchups with the Rams represent 2 of the Seahawks 4 wins in full action green (they are undefeated in the garish jerseys).
All of this is to say that these two statistics alone guarantee a Seahawks win this week. Might as well not even watch the game!