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Seattle good in three-WR, Colts good against it

Posted by ESPN.com's Paul Kuharsky

Here’s an interesting thing we should be watching for Sunday's Seahawks-Colts matchup: What is Seattle able to do out of three-wide formations?

The Seahawks have been good out of three-wide, and the Colts have fared very well against it, according to ESPN Stats & Information.

Of Seattle’s 121 pass attempts, 73 have come with three or more receivers in the formation (60.3 percent).

Seattle's tendency to spread the field may actually work in the Colts' favor, though, as Indy's defensive unit thrives against pass-first offensive formations.

We’ll learn more later Friday about the status of cornerback Kelvin Hayden (hamstring), who missed the Arizona game and didn’t practice Wednesday or Thursday. The team’s other top corner, Marlin Jackson, is coming off a major knee injury last season and has appeared in all three games but not yet worked as a starter.