It was business as usual for the Seahawks on Sunday, as
But there also were ample doses of the unusual, as wide receiver
As a result, the Seahawks slapped the visiting New York Jets with a 28-7 loss at CenturyLink Field on a cold, wet Sunday afternoon.
The victory lifted the Seahawks to 6-4 as they enter their bye week. They are 6-4 for the first time since 2007, which also was the last time the Seahawks had a winning record (10-6). The past four seasons, they didn’t win their sixth game until Week 14 (last year), Week 13 (in 2010) and, well, never because they went 5-11 in 2009 and 4-12 in 2008.
After their bye, the Seahawks travel to Miami (Nov. 25) and Chicago (Dec. 2) before playing three of their final four games at CenturyLink Field.
The Seahawks took a 14-7 lead at the half, a fumble-forcing sack of Wilson that was returned for a touchdown by the Jets and another lost fumble by Lynch.
The Jets got the ball first, but the Seahawks scored first – as Golden Tate went up over cornerback Kyle Wilson to take a Wilson pass at the 2-yard line and walked into the end zone; but not before linebacker
Tate’s TD grab was just the latest in a series of tough catches and impressive plays that have produced his team-leading six touchdowns.
The Seahawks also turned the ball over on the first play of the quarter, on Lynch’s fumble. But Richard Sherman made sure the Jets didn’t score when he intercepted Mark Sanchez’s third-down pass near the goal line. The Seahawks took the lead when Lynch scored on a 1-yard run with 2:04 left in the half. The Seahawks got the ball at the Jets’ 42-yard line when
In addition to his timely, point-saving pick, Sherman, the second-year cornerback, also broke up Sanchez’s third-down pass to Clyde Gates on the Jets’ next possession. On his interception, Sanchez was trying to get to tight end Dustin Keller. Sherman read the third-and-goal pass from the 6 and jumped it to save at least three points.
There was no scoring in the third quarter, as each team punted twice. But tight end
The Seahawks atoned for the lack of productivity in the third quarter by scoring on the third play of the fourth quarter – as
The Seahawks came right back as Sherman got a fumble-forcing sack that was recovered by
|Total Net Yards||363|
|Time of Possession||36:11|
|Total Net Yards||185|
|Time of Possession||23:49|
First QuarterIn a nutshell: Seahawks 7, Jets 7. The Jets got the ball first, but the Seahawks scored first – as Golden Tate went up over cornerback Kyle Wilson to take a Russell Wilson pass at the 2-yard line and walked into the end zone; but not before linebacker Mike Morgan stopped the Jets’ Shonn Greene for no gain on fourth-and-1 from the Seahawks’ 40. The Jets got even when Damon Harrison got to Wilson for a fumble-forcing sack and Muhammad Wilkerson returned the ball 21 yards for a TD with 2:50 left.
Second QuarterIn a nutshell: Seahawks 14-7. The Seahawks turned the ball over on the first play of the quarter, as Marshawn Lynch fumbled. But Richard Sherman made sure the Jets didn’t score when he intercepted Mark Sanchez’s third-down pass near the goal line. The Seahawks took the lead when Lynch scored on a 1-yard run with 2:04 left in the half. The Seahawks got the ball at the Jets’ 42-yard line when Kam Chancellor recovered a muffed punt by Jeremy Kerley.
Third QuarterIn a nutshell: Seahawks 14-7. No scoring in the quarter, as each team punted twice.
Fourth QuarterIn a nutshell: Seahawks 28-7. The Seahawks atoned for the lack of productivity in the third quarter by scoring on the third play of the fourth quarter – as Sidney Rice made his first catch of the game a lunging 31-yarder of a Russell Wilson pass with cornerback Ellis Lankster all over him. The TD pass capped a seven-play, 81-yard drive that began in the third quarter, but also included a 17-yard run by Marshawn Lynch on the second play of the fourth quarter. The Seahawks came right back as cornerback Richard Sherman got a fumble-forcing sack that was recovered by Jason Jones and six plays later – on a first-and-goal from the 23 – wide receiver Golden Tate threw a TD pass to Rice.
New York Jets' Jeremy Kerley muffs an attempted catch on a punt by the Seattle Seahawks in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012, in Seattle. The Seahawks gained possession and won the game, 28-7. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
El quarterback de los Jets de Nueva York Mark Sanchez, izquierda, observa en la banca mientras los Seahawks de Seattle anotan un touchdown en la segunda mitad de un partido de la NFL el domingo, 11 de noviembre del 2012. (Foto AP/Stephen Brashear)
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