Inside the matchup
How they got here: Seattle (7-9) won the NFC West. New Orleans (11-5) took the first NFC wild card spot.
Series record: Series tied, 5-5. They have never met in the postseason.
Streaks: The Seahawks have won three of the past four meetings.
Last time met: Pierre Thomas got the scoring started with a fumble recovery return touchdown on the opening kickoff as the Saints knocked off the Seahawks, 28-17, in Week 6 of the 2007 season.