Seahawks rally to beat Cowboys, 38-31
Russell Wilson added to his early resume as NFL most valuable player candidate.
The Seattle quarterback threw five more touchdown passes, giving him 14 in the first three games (a new NFL record), and the Seahawks moved to 3-0 with a 38-31 win over Dallas at CenturyLink Field.
Wilson went 27 of 40 for 315 yards with no interceptions. After Dallas had surged ahead 31-30, Wilson led a 75-yard drive capped by a 29-yard TD pass play from Wilson to DK Metcalf, followed by Jacob Hollister's two-point conversion reception.
The Cowboys (1-2) moved to the Seattle 22-yard-line in the waning moments. But, the Seahawks sacked Dak Prescott and then Ryan Neal intercepted Prescott to seal the win. Neal was elevated from the practice squad a day before the game.
Metcalf had four receptions for 110 yards and the go-ahead TD, even with a fumble for a touchback after being stripped from behind by a Cowboys defensive back on a sure touchdown earlier in the game.
Tyler Lockett continued to star with nine receptions for 100 yards and three scores.
Dak Prescott kept Dallas in the game by going 37 of 57 for 472 yards and three touchdowns, but he threw two interceptions. The Seahawks held Ezekiel Elliott to 34 yards (and a score) on 14 carries.
Michael Gallup and Cedrick Wilson each topped 100 yards receiving and combined for three TDs for Dallas.
The Seahawks led 30-15 after Hollister's 1-yard TD reception from Wilson in the third quarter.
The Cowboys went ahead on TD receptions by Wilson and Gallup, and then Greg Zuerlein's 42-yard field goal that made it 31-30.
The Seahawks, who have scored 38, 35 and 38 points in the first three games, now travel to play Miami at 10 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 4 (FOX). They lead a very competitive NFC West Division, ahead of Arizona, Los Angeles Rams and San Francisco, who are all 2-1.
Wilson broke Patrick Mahomes' 2018 record for most TD passes in the first three games of a season. He's the fifth NFL QB to throw at least four TD passes in the first three games, joining Mahomes, Peyton Manning, Dan Marino and Drew Brees.
Along with his 14 touchdown passes, Wilson is completing 77% of his passes. He's thrown one interception.
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