Russell Wilson threw four more touchdown passes, two of them to DK Metcalf, and The Seattle Seahawks bounced back from their first loss of the season with a resounding 37-27 victory over the 49ers on Sunday from San Francisco.
Wilson and Metcalf tormented San Francisco and its hit secondary as the league’s most productive offense continued to amass points. The Seahawks (6-1) have scored at least 30 points in six of seven games.
Wilson connected with Metcalf on a pair of touchdown passes in the first half, but it was a 2:30-minute sequence midway through the third quarter in which Seattle took off on the scoreboard.
Wilson hit a two-yard touchdown pass to rookie DeeJay Dallas after San Francisco flopped on an offensive series three plays to kick off the second half, and Seattle went up 20-7. Dante Pettis fumbled on the kickoff when he was hit hard by Cody Barton. Six plays later, Wilson took the pressure off inside the pocket and threw a powerful touchdown pass. of six yards to David Moore to extend the lead to 27-7.
Seattle added one more touchdown with a one-yard touchdown pass to Dallas with 3:33 minutes remaining after the 49ers moved closer to 10 points.
Wilson completed 27 of 37 passes for 261 yards and now has 26 touchdown passes this season., one short of Tom Brady by the most in the first seven games of a regular season.
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