The stage was set for a close game when former Jimmy Johnson disciple Butch Davis signed ex-Seahawk quarterback Josh Booty off waivers last week, so that he could pick his brain about Seattle's offense.

Davis wanted this win more than anything and the consensus in Seattle was that the Browns would be an easy win, which set the plate for an unexpected upset.">
The stage was set for a close game when former Jimmy Johnson disciple Butch Davis signed ex-Seahawk quarterback Josh Booty off waivers last week, so that he could pick his brain about Seattle's offense.

Davis wanted this win more than anything and the consensus in Seattle was that the Browns would be an easy win, which set the plate for an unexpected upset.">

Hawks claw out win

A win is a win and the Seahawks should be happy to leave Cleveland with a "W." <br><br> The stage was set for a close game when former Jimmy Johnson disciple Butch Davis signed ex-Seahawk quarterback Josh Booty off waivers last week, so that he could pick his brain about Seattle's offense. <br><br> Davis wanted this win more than anything and the consensus in Seattle was that the Browns would be an easy win, which set the plate for an unexpected upset.

What fans got was a battle of the defenses and a low-scoring game that was decided with mere seconds to play, on a 52-yard field goal by Seahawk kicker Rian Lindell, who also kicked a 49 and 23-yarder.

Cleveland's Phil Dawson kicked his second field goal of the day to tie the score 6-6 with 2:14 remaining. But kick returner Charlie Rogers took the ensuing kickoff 49 yards, to the Seattle 47. Hasselbeck, who finishded the day 20-of-34 for 178 yards, marched Seattle to just within their kicker's range.

"I've had problems all week, but on that last kick, I hit it a little left, playing the wind," said Lindell, who missed a 43-yard kick early in the game. Dawson missed a 37-yarder as well.

Lindell's 52-yarder matched his career long and gave the Hawks a much needed 1-0 start, as they head back to Seattle to face Kansas City for their second game.

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