16 Oct Seattle Seahawks hold off Los Angeles Rams as Greg Zuerlein misses late field goal
Russell Wilson threw a five-yard touchdown pass to Chris Carson on fourth-and-goal with 2:28 remaining to give Seattle the guide, Greg Zuerlein missed a 44-yard field goal with 11 minutes left and the Seahawks held on to get a wild 30-29 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night.
Jared Goff and the Rams (3-2) appeared on the verge of a victory after driving into field-goal range in the final 90 seconds. Zuerlein reach three field goals earlier in the match, yet this effort escalated wide right and gave Seattle (4-1) an win that they had from its NFC West foe after losing six of their past eight into the Rams.
Wilson was 17-of-23 for 268 and four touchdowns. He was at his best, whether it was his cries out of the pocket or when he was forced to improvise. It was one play after another from the celebrity of Seattle, continuing his best beginning to a year.
Seattle seemed to wrap up whilst lying on the turf with 2:08 left the victory after Tedric Thompson made a juggling interception of Goff pass. But Seattle was forced by the Rams to punt and took possession at their own seven-yard line with 1:38 left.
In just seven matches, Goff had the Rams into Seattles 30 following a 28-yard strike to Gerald Everett. The Rams stalled and a pass to Everett on third-down set Zuerleins effort up. The snap was fine, however, the kick stayed to the right.
Goff finished after tying an NFL record with 45 completions in a loss to Tampa Bay and throwing for a 517 yards. Everett had seven catches for 136 yards and Cooper Kupp had nine catches for 118 yards and a touchdown.
Wilson was the star. He had touchdown passes of 40 metres and 13 yards to Tyler Lockett . He retreated a 10-yarder to David Moore following the Rams had taken a lead and he had a final answer.
Seattle was directed by wilson 60 yards in 12 plays, aided during the driveway with a roughing-the-passer call on Clay Matthews. After stalling inside the 10, Seattle faced fourth down at the line. Wilson scrambled like that he had all night, buying time to find Carson open at the corner of the end zone. The running back fearful the 69,000 in attendance nearly all by juggling the move.
Carson finished with 118 yards rushing on 27 carries. The touchdown was his reception.
Todd Gurley has been a featured element of the Rams offense and finished with 51 yards on 15 carries, but the conduct game disappeared during the majority of the second half.
Gurley also fumbled for the first time. The fumble was torn out. It was the first fumble in 338 touches that are offensive of Gurley.
Brandin Cooks had 1 reception but it was a large one. Cooks pulled to third-and-8 from the Rams 27-yard line in the fourth quarter at a 29-yard grab from Goff because he was being covered.
Cooks was being assessed for a concussion and did not return. The call on the field stood although carroll created a struggle believing there should have been pass interference that was offensive. The catch led that gave the Rams a lead.
The Rams face another NFC West competition in Week Six. They sponsor the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, October 13.
The Seahawks travel to Cleveland to face the Browns in Week Six, as well on October 13.