Photos: Saints fall to Seahawks

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  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) reacts as the final minutes tick away in the 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) cheers on the team before a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees throws in freezing rain before Saturday's NFC divisional football playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) enters the field before a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints kicker Shayne Graham (3) warms up in the rain before the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Cassie Joskowitz, right, is a Saints fan from Surrey, Canada while her father Howard Joshowitz is a Seahawks fan seen before the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- New Orleans Saints kicker Shayne Graham (3) reacts as his field goal attempt misses while Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) celebrates in an NFC divisional playoff game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints tight end Josh Hill (89) watches a missed catch from New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss while shaking hands with Seattle Seahawks middle linebacker Bobby Wagner (54) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) reacts to 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints kicker Shayne Graham (3) listens to the crowd as his second field goal attempt is no good in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) reacts as the final minutes tick away in the 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle on Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) reacts as the final minutes tick away in the 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints defensive end Glenn Foster (97) reacts as the final minutes tick away in the 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. The other players are New Orleans Saints defensive end Cameron Jordan (94) and New Orleans Saints defensive end Akiem Hicks (76).

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore (16) can't hold onto a catch while being guarded by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond (28) and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Lance Moore (16) can't hold onto a catch while being guarded by Seattle Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond (28) and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll celebrates with Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) after his touchdown in the fourth quarter next to Seattle Seahawks fullback Derrick Coleman (40) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Saints middle linebacker Curtis Lofton walks away as the Seattle Seahawks celebrate Marshawn Lynch's fourth-quarter touchdown in Sunday's NFC divisional playoff game at CenturyLink Field.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- New Orleans Saints inside linebacker Kevin Reddick, outside linebacker Will Herring (54) and outside linebacker Ramon Humber take down Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Golden Tate during the Seahawks' 23-15 win Saturday at Century Link Field in Seattle.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton watches time tick away in the 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints defensive back Trevin Wade (30) flips over Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin (89) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Kenny Stills (84) heatedly talks to Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) after a reception in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate file photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Free safety Rafael Bush will remain in New Orleans after the Saints on Monday matched an offer sheet he signed with the Atlanta Falcons last week.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton try to come up with something in the final minutes in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton try to come up with something in the final minutes in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014. New Orleans Saints running back Darren Sproles (43) looks on at right.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) and New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton try to come up with something in the final minutes in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Saints running back Khiry Robinson scores a touchdown in Saturday's game. Robinson was the team's leading rusher with 57 yards.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram makes a two point conversion Saturday in athe Saints' 23-15 loss to the Seahawks in an NFC divisional playoff game at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Despite a costly fumble in the second quarter, Ingram rushed for 49 yards, and his improved play in the second half of the season bodes well for the Saints' future.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints running back Mark Ingram (22) makes a two point conversion in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints wide receiver Marques Colston (12) scores a touchdown against Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints defensive end Glenn Foster (97) and New Orleans Saints outside linebacker Junior Galette (93) reacts as the final minutes tick away in the 23-15 loss in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) miss an interception as New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem (17) went on to make a big gain in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas (29) and Seattle Seahawks cornerback Byron Maxwell (41) miss an interception as New Orleans Saints wide receiver Robert Meachem (17) went on to make a big gain in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints strong safety Roman Harper (41) stops Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) short of a first down in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham (80) takes down Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor (31) as Chancellor attempted to make an interception in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees (9) is sacked by Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril (56) and Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett (72) in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON -- Saints cornerback Corey White (24) watches as Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) celebrates a touchdown with running back Marshawn Lynch in Saturday's NFC divisional playoff at CenturyLink Field.

  • Advocate staff photo by MATTHEW HINTON-- New Orleans Saints kicker Shayne Graham (3) listens to the crowd as his second field goal attempt is no good in a NFL NFC divisional football playoff game between the New Orleans Saints and the Seattle Seahawks at Century Link Field in Seattle, Wash. Saturday, Jan. 11, 2014.