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Seahawks fail to find footing, lose to Rams 13-19

FootballSt. Louis RamsSeattle SeahawksMarshawn LynchRussell WilsonGreg Zuerlein

The Seattle Seahawks failed to follow-up the previous week's late-game heroics, or luck, and lost to the St. Louis Rams, 13-19. 

The Hawks started the game strong with a 8-play, 80-yard drive capped with a TD run from Marshawn Lynch. But the Hawks couldn't capitalize on a s118-yard game from Lynch and saw two long drives in the second half come to only field goals.

Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson was stymied by a strong pass rush from the Rams defensive line, and went 17-for-25 for 134 yards and three interceptions.

With the loss, the Hawks fell to 2-2 on the season.

The Hawks had a chance late, getting the ball with 3:04 left in the game and down six points. But Wilson missed on some open wide receivers and was continually hurried by the Rams. The drive ended on an interception after Seahawks wide receiver Anthony McCoy slipped while running his route.

St. Louis was carried by a steady rushing attack, careful passes from quarterback Sam Bradford and the strong leg of their kicker Greg Zuerlein. Zuerlein hit four field goals, including one from 58 yards and another from 60 yards. The Rams also held onto the ball, with the only turnover coming on a lone Bradford interception to Hawks cornerback Richard Sherman.

The road doesn't get any easier for the Hawks as the team travels to Carolina to face the Panthers Sunday, Oct. 7.



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