GLENDALE, Ariz. –
But even his 83-yard kickoff return and 52-yard punt return to setup scores couldn't prevent the Arizona Cardinals from rallying to a 20-16 victory on Sunday at University of Phoenix Stadium.
Kevin Kolb came off the bench to throw a 6-yard TD pass to Andre Roberts with 4:59 remaining for the game-winning score. The Seahawks drove to the Cardinals’ 4-yard line in the closing seconds, but could not get the ball in the end zone as three
The Seahawks had taken a 16-13 lead on a 39-yard field goal by
The loss dropped the Seahawks’ all-time record in season openers to 13-24, as they return to Seattle to host the Dallas Cowboys next Sunday in their home opener.
The teams traded short field goals in the first quarter – a 27-yarder by Hauschka with 7:26 to play and a 21-yarder by the Cardinals’ Jay Feely with 34 seconds to play.
But Hauschka’s three-pointer was setup when nose tackle
The Cardinals took a 10-3 lead in the second quarter as LaRod Stephens-Howling scored on a 1-yard run with 5:58 to play in the half, capping an 11-play, 58-yard drive. Skelton was 4 of 6 for 50 yards on the only TD drive of the first half. He also was 2 of 2 on third downs, passing to Early Doucet for 14 yards on third-and-3 and to Todd Heap for 13 yards on third-and-9.
The Seahawks used big plays from their special teams and defense to setup 10 points in the third quarter. Washington’s 83-yard kickoff return to setup Russell Wilson’s 10-yard TD pass to