Seattle, WA, United States (4E Sports) – Russell Wilson’s two touchdown passes and Marshawn Lynch’s two scoring runs propelled the Seattle Seahawks past the Green Bay Packers, 36-16 Thursday at CenturyLink Field in a season opener.
Steven Hauschka’s field goal gave the Seahawks an intial 3-0 lead before John Kuhn gave the Packers a two yard touchdown run for a 7-3 lead.
Russell Wilson hit Ricardo Lockette from 33 yards and Marshawn Lynch had a nine yard touchdown run.
Meanwhile, the Packers could only muster a field goal from Mason Crosby as they fell behind 17-10 in the half.
Steven Hauschka’s field goal and Tony McDaniel’s tackle in end zone on Derek Sherrod put the Seahawks on top 22-10 at the end of the third.
Lynch had another touchdown run, this time from three yards, as the Seahawks surged ahead 29-10 early in the fourth.
But Randall Cobb caught Aaron Rodgers from three yards to cut the Packers deficit to 29-16 with 9:31 remaining.
Wilson then fed Derrick Coleman from 15 yards for a touchdown to make it a 36-16 Seahawks lead with 2:31 left.