Back rotating at left guard, James Carpenter and Paul McQuistan had an even split of the work, each playing 50 percent of the snaps. Alvin Bailey was in on 26 percent of the snaps, meaning the Seahawks went with a jumbo package of sorts for more than a quarter of the game.
Bruce Irvin’s playing time has fluctuated in the second half of the season and was way down against San Francisco.
Week 9 vs. Tampa Bay: 74 percent
Week 10 vs. Atlanta: 59 percent
Week 11 vs. Minnesota: 50 percent
Week 13 vs. New Orleans: 43 percent
Week 14 vs. San Francisco: 65 percent (K.J. Wright gets hurt)
Week 15 vs. NYG: 65 percent
Week 16 vs. Arizona: 71 percent
Week 17 vs. St. Louis: 66 percent
Division playoff vs. Saints: 57 percent
NFC title game: 42 percent
We’ll also include San Francisco this week to take a look at how it does things.