Seattle falls to Arizona in opener | Seahawks

Leon Washington returns a punt against the Cardinals. - Seattle Seahawks
Leon Washington returns a punt against the Cardinals.
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The Seattle Seahawks lost to Arizona 20-16 Sunday.

The Seahawks (0-1) were in position to win, getting the ball to Arizona's four-yard line in the final minute, but the drive ended on three straight incompletions.

Russell Wilson passed for 153 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Wilson also rushed for 20 yards and lost a fumble.

Marshawn Lynch rushed 21 times for 85 yards. Braylon Edwards caught five passes for 43 yards to lead the team. Sidney Rice caught four passes for 36 yards and a touchdown.

Leon Washington starred in the return game. He returned three kicks for 133 yards, with a long of 83 yards. He returned two punts for 56 yards, with a long of 52 yards.

Richard Sherman had an interception. K.J. Wright had a forced fumble. Chris Clemons had a sack.

Seattle led 16-13 in the fourth quarter and knocked out Arizona John Skeleton. Kevin Kolb came in and led the team to the game-winning touchdown.


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