Effective Wilson drives Seahawks past Colts 28-16 in opener

Russell Wilson tossed 3 of his 4 score passes in the principal half and Seattle clipped down in the subsequent half to give the Seahawks a 28-16 triumph over the Colts.

Russell Wilson took a gander at home in Seattle’s new offense.

He discovered open recipients, changed over third downs, and exploited a strong ground game by making huge play after enormous play. Then, at that point, he gave things to the protection.

Wilson tossed three of his four score passes in the primary half Sunday and Seattle’s safeguard clasped down in the second half as the Seahawks pulled away for a 28-16 season-opening triumph at Indianapolis.

“We have an extraordinary combination of the relative multitude of things we’ve done before, we’ve done a ton of incredible things and you can’t underestimate that,” Wilson said. “All of us are cooperating. It’s something lovely. It was an incredible game around evening time.”

It was not really amazing.

The eight-time Pro Bowler was his typically astonishing self working interestingly with new hostile facilitator Shane Waldron. Regardless of taking no preseason snaps, Wilson drove the Seahawks to scores on their initial two drives and posted an ideal passer rating of 158.3 in the principal half. He ended up with the second-most noteworthy single-game rating of his 10-year vocation, 152.3, and fell one TD pass shy of coordinating with his professional high. He completed 18 of 23 with 254 yards with the greatest blow coming on a 69-yard TD pass to Tyler Lockett in the last moment of the main half to give Seattle a 21-10 lead.

“Knowing in pregame he was chipping away at that definite catch, descending very much like that,” Seattle mentor Pete Carroll said. “It’s an astonishing science that they have.”

For the initial 30 minutes, Wilson dissected a best 10 Colts safeguard that entered this fall with considerably higher desires.

Seattle took a 7-3 lead when Lockett made a turning, over-the-shoulder gets for a 23-yard score late in the principal quarter. Wilson then, at that point snared with a totally open Gerald Everett for a 9-yard score that made it 14-3.

After Carson Wentz slice the deficiency to 14-10 with a 10-yard scoring pass to Zach Pascal in his Colts debut, Wilson discovered Lockett free behind two Colts securities to make it 21-10 at the half. He fixed it with a 15-yard TD pass to Pro Bowl recipient DK Metcalf with 6:41 left in the game.

The safeguarding NFC West heroes have won 12 of their beyond 13 games in the early Sunday timeslot.

For Indy, it was one more inauspicious beginning to the season. The Colts have lost eight straight openers, the beyond five with various beginning quarterbacks.

“Truly in the main half Russell Wilson was making plays, that is how he’s helped quite a while,” Colt’s mentor Frank Reich said. “The one that hurt us was the long one.”

And keeping in mind that the Colts guard played better in the subsequent a large portion of, the offense hindered with Wentz under substantial tension.

Twice, Indy neglected to change over fourth-down endeavors in the Seattle region and didn’t score again until Wentz associated with Pascal on an 11-yard TD pass with 2:08 to go. Wentz was 25 of 38 with 251 yards yet it wasn’t sufficient.

“Folks are disappointed with the misfortune,” Wentz said. “I think everybody takes it hard and is responsible for their own mix-ups. Yet, I can perceive how hungry folks are in there. We’re baffled from it however we’ll gain from it.”

Detail PACK

Seahawks: Lockett got done with four gatherings for 100 yards while Metcalf got four passes for 60 yards. … Chris Carson ran multiple times for 91 yards. … Wilson procured his 99th triumph. … Seattle is currently 1-2 untouched at Lucas Oil Stadium. … Just one of the beyond six games in this series has been chosen by less than seven focuses.

Yearlings: Wentz tumbled to 0-6 unequaled against Seattle. … Indy permitted three sacks subsequent to allowing up the second-least (71) in the NFL over the past three seasons. … Jonathan Taylor had 17 conveys for 56 yards and six gets for 60 yards. … First-round draft pick Kwity Paye recuperated a mishandle in his NFL debut. … Pascal had four gets for 43 yards.

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