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Russell Wilson Carries Seahawks Over Panthers

On a third-and-5 at their own 47-yard line with 1:07 remaining in regulation, Russell Wilson threw a 43-yard pass to Tyler Lockett. It set up the Seattle Seahawks in the red zone. They sat on the ball with the game at tied 27 and then Sebastian Janikowski kicked the game-winning 31-yard field goal as time expired to lift the Seahawks to a 30-27 win on the road against the Carolina Panthers.

Wilson completed 22-of-31 passes for 339 yards and two touchdowns. He also rushed for four yards on three carries. Lockett also finished with five receptions for 107 yards receiving and a touchdown.

With the game tied at three in the second-quarter, Cam Newton threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Curtis Samuel for Carolina. Samuel finished with two receptions for 17 yards receiving and a touchdown. He also had one rush for 25 yards.

Chris Carson scored on a 1-yard touchdown run later in the second for Seattle. Carson finished with 55 yards rushing on 16 carries and a score. He also caught two passes for eight yards receiving.

With the Seattle Seahawks trailing 13-10 in the third-quarter, Wilson threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Tyler Lockett.

Christian McCaffrey scored on a 1-yard touchdown run later in the third-quarter for the Carolina Panthers.

With the game tied at 20 in the fourth, McCaffrey caught a 2-yard touchdown pass from Cam Newton with 6:57 remaining in regulation. Christian McCaffrey finished with 125 yards rushing on 17 carries and a score. He also caught 11 passes for 112 yards receiving and a touchdown.

D.J. Moore played well at wide receiver. He caught eight passes for 91 yards receiving. Newton completed 25-of-30 passes for 256 yards two touchdowns and one interception. He also rushed for 63 yards on eight carries.

Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to David Moore on a fourth down play with 3:26 remaining in regulation. Moore finished with four receptions 103 yards and a score.

The rest of the game was history. This is a big win by the Seattle Seahawks. Both teams are now 6-5 on the year. They will both be in the NFC Wild Card race until the end of the season.

The Seahawks will host the San Francisco 49ers (2-9) next Sunday. The Panthers will be on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (4-7) next Sunday.

 

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