Arizona downs Seattle for Seahawks' first loss
The Seattle Seahawks are not going to go 16-0, but they already proven to be Super Bowl contenders.
Arizona dealt Seattle its first loss Sunday, as the Seahawks blew a fourth-quarter lead and the Cardinals won 37-34 in overtime on a 48-yard field goal by Zane Gonzalez at Glendale, Arizona.
Gonzalez had missed a game-winning field goal attempt earlier in overtime.
The Seahawks (5-1) play host to San Francisco (4-3) at 1:25 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 1 at CenturyLink Field. The NFC West Division has become the best division in the league, with Seattle leading the pack ahead of Arizona (5-2), Los Angeles Rams (4-2, play Monday night) and the 49ers. All four teams have plus points differentials, equal to the rest of the NFC combined.
The Seahawks led 34-24 after Russell Wilson hit Tyler Lockett on a short TD pass with 6:44 remaining.
But, Kyler Murray drove the Cardinals downfield and threw an 8-yard TD pass to Christian Kirk with 2:28 left.
The Cardinals forced a punt and then tied it 34-34 with 15 seconds left on a 44-yard Gonzalez field goal.
Isaiah Simmons intercepted Wilson late in overtime to set up the game-winning kick.
The teams combined for 1,091 yards — 572 by Seattle, 519 by Arizona.
Murray went 34 of 48 for 360 yards and three touchdowns with one interception. He also rushed for 67 yards and a score on 14 carries. DeAndre Hopkins had 10 catches for 103 yards.
Wilson had another good game, basically matching Murray's output. He went 33 of 50 for 388 yards and three scores, but he threw three interceptions. He also had 84 yards rushing on eight carries. Lockett had a monster game with 15 receptions for 200 yards and three touchdowns.
The Seattle defense played again without injured safety Jamal Adams.
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