The undefeated Seattle Seahawks (5-0), sitting on the NFC, play at the Arizona Cardinals (4-2) on Sunday Night Football in their first divisional round of the period. The opening shot from State Farm Stadium is at 5:20 p.m. PT Sunday on NBC.
The Seahawks-Cardinals matchup was flexed into early evening on Thursday, after a positive COVID-19 test with the Raiders constrained their challenge against the Buccaneers — the at first planned element game — to be moved out of the night space by the NFL.
Seattle has been pushed into the spotlight bounty to begin the 2020 season, as it’s set to set out on its third Sunday night undertaking through only six games.
Seahawks-Cardinals offers what could be a dangerous, high-scoring challenge.
Quarterback Russell Wilson, the early season leader for 2020 MVP, paces Seattle and the association’s No. 1 scoring offense. Furthermore, Cardinals second-year quarterback Kyler Murray — a modest yet risky double danger signal guest — drives Arizona’s No. 5-positioned offense (regarding yards per game), which is underdog to only Seattle in red zone efficientcy.
Cardinals whiz collector DeAndre Hopkin (lower leg) is sketchy for Sunday. In any case, in the event that he plays, he could give a Seahawks’ guard that has battled powerfully against the pass fits. The last time Hopkins played Seattle as an individual from the Texans in 2017, he had eight gets for 224 yards and a score.
The Seahawks have their greatest trial of the period so far in the Cardinals, the best group they’ve met to this point. The standoff will be a decent litmus test for Seattle to perceive how great it is.
The Seahawks have played a few peculiar and establishment characterizing games at Arizona throughout the most recent quite a while, as well.
In 2018, Earl Thomas’ messy feathered creature toward Seahawks mentor Pete Carroll as he was being hauled away after a physical issue was his last second in a Seattle uniform. 2017 at Arizona successfully denoted the finish of the Legion of Boom, with Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor playing their last games with the establishment because of injury. 2016 at Arizona was the Seahawks’ 6-6 bind to the Cardinals. Also, the Seahawks’ Super XLIX misfortune to the Patriots at the objective line was played at State Farm Stadium.
In spite of the wild completes in Arizona, the Seahawks are 6-0-1 out and about against the Cardinals in their last seven gatherings.