Seahawks vs. Chiefs: Russell Wilson Stars In First Half, Seattle Leads 23-7

The Seattle Seahawks started rookie quarterback Russell Wilson on Friday night as they looked for answers out of the backfield. It is still just the preseason, but if Wilson's performance in the first half against the Chiefs was any indication, Seattle might have just found their new QB. Seattle leads Kansas City by a score of 23-7.

Wilson played the entire half, throwing for 139 yards and two touchdowns. He completed 10 of the 15 passes he threw. Russell also rushed two times for 58 yards. His QB rating in his first start of the preseason: 135.8.

Steve Hauschka made three field goals to push Seattle out to an early 9-0 lead. Wilson then hit Kellen Winslow for a 21-yard touchdown strike to make it 16-0. Kansas City responded with a TD pass from Matt Cassel to Dexter McCluster to cut the lead to 16-7. In a two-mintute drill setting, Wilson marched down the field yet again and hooked up with Charly Martin for the 11-yard touchdown score.

Robert Turbin had a nice half for the Seahawks, rushing 11 times for 43 yards.

Also, this happened:

Berrywooo_medium

Ow.

For more on the ongoing quarterback saga and all things Seattle Seahawks, head over to Field Gulls and join the discussion.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.