Seattle wins two for the first time.

The Seattle Seahawks(6-9) won consecutive games for the first time this season when they easily defeated the Saint Louis Rams(6-9) 30 to 10.

 

The Seahawks took an early 3-0 lead on a 31-yard field goal by Rian Lindell after recovering a fumble by Saint Louis quarterback Marc Bulger.

Bulger was injured on the play and did not return.

Lindell connected on a 36 yarder with 12: 16 left in the second quarter to give the Seahawks a lead they would not relinquish.

Seattle 6 Saint Louis 0

Saint Louis cut the deficit to three when kicker Jeff Wilkins made good on a 45-yard field

Seattle 6 Saint Louis 3

Seattle running back Shaun Alexander scored from one yard out after Seattle challenged a ruling on the field that stated that Tight End Jeremy Stevens was tackled on the one-yard line and did not cross the plane of the goal line.

Seattle 13 Saint Louis 3

The Seattle defense held the Saint Louis offense and the team went into the half time break with a 10-point lead.

 The offenses traded turnovers to start the second half.

Saint Louis quarterback Jamie Martin was intercepted by Reggie Tongue and Seahawk quarterback Matt Hasselbeck returned the favor by fumbling the ball on the offenses second play from scrimmage.

In keeping with the theme of better to give than to receive, Saint Louis quarterback Jamie Martin threw his second interception of   the game to Seattle Linebacker Anthony Simmons.

The Seattle offense decided to stop playing the turnover over game and scored on a one yard run by Shaun Alexander.

The touchdown was Alexander's 17th of the year and set a team record for the number of touchdown in a season.

Alexander was happy about the touchdown record" I like scoring touchdowns, so it's really cool to have a touchdown record here so early in my career." Alexander said after the game.

 The Saint Louis offense showed its resiliency and never say die attitude when quarterback Jamie Martin hit wide out Isaac Bruce for a 5 yard touchdown pass  play.

Seattle 20 Saint Louis 10.

 The Seattle offense answered the Saint Louis challenge with a Rian Lindell 22 yard field goal with 9 seconds left in the third quarter.

Seattle 23 Saint Louis 10.

 Seattle put the game out of reach when Matt Hasselbeck connected with Wide Receiver Darrel Jackson on a 38-touchdown pass play.

 Seattle 30 Saint Louis 10.

 Seattle cornerback Reggie Tongue ensured the teams second consecutive victory when he picked off a Jamie Martin pass intended for tight end Ernie Conwell.It was Tongues second interception of the game.

Final Score Seattle 30 Saint Louis 10.

 Seattle head Coach Mike Holmgren was pleased with his teams play and hopes it continues;" We have talked a lot about finishing strong, finishing with our heads up, finishing in a professional manner, and then to give our fans this game to remember as the last home game here this season, I think that's important. We have one more game this year, and hopefully we treat it the same way, and play the same way next week."

 Game Notes:

Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck finished the day with 20 completions –32 attempts- 303 yards and one touchdown.

Koren Robinson had four receptions for 94 yards.  Sh


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