Seahawks Crush Chargers 37-23 at SoFi Stadium – NBC Los Angeles


Rookie Kenneth Walker III rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns, Marquise Goodwin caught a pair of scores, and the Seattle Seahawks jumped out to a 17-point first-quarter lead earlier than defeating the Los Angeles Chargers 37-23 on Sunday.

Geno Smith accomplished 20 of 27 passes for 210 yards and two touchdowns, his fifth multi-TD recreation of the season. Jason Myers added three area objectives for the Seahawks (4-3), who’ve gained three of 4 and took a half-game lead within the NFC West.

Seattle led 17-0 late within the first quarter, its largest lead after quarter-hour since a win over New Orleans in Week 13 of 2013. It was the Seahawks’ largest highway lead on the finish of the primary since 2000.

It was the third straight week the Chargers (4-3) fell behind by double digits within the first quarter. They rallied towards Cleveland and Denver, however have been unable to tug it off this time and had a three-game successful streak snapped. LA now trails Kansas Metropolis by one recreation within the AFC West.

Justin Herbert was 33 of 51 for 293 yards with two touchdowns and an interception, marking the second time in his profession he has thrown not less than 50 passes in consecutive video games. Austin Ekeler had 127 scrimmage yards (96 receiving, 31 speeding) and a pair of touchdowns, giving him eight over the past three video games.

Mike Williams added seven receptions for 86 yards and a TD.

Walker took over as Seattle’s beginning working again after Rashaad Penny suffered a season-ending ankle damage two weeks in the past. 5 performs after Ryan Neal picked off Herbert, Walker went 12 yards off left guard to increase the Seahawks’ result in 14-0 with 4:17 remaining within the first quarter.

The second-round choose broke the sport open within the fourth quarter with a 74-yard dash down the fitting sideline to make it 37-16.

It was the primary multi-TD recreation for Goodwin since 2018, when he was with the San Francisco 49ers. Goodwin, in his first season with the Seahawks, had six catches for 79 yards coming into the sport however noticed elevated time after DK Metcalf was carted off with a knee damage within the first quarter and Tyler Lockett was restricted with a strained hamstring.

Goodwin gave Seattle a 7-0 lead halfway by the primary quarter when he beat Asante Samuel Jr. in protection and hauled in a 20-yard cross in the fitting nook of the tip zone.

The Seahawks prolonged their result in 24-14 with 1:40 remaining within the first half when Goodwin outjumped JC Jackson for a 23-yard rating.

Los Angeles bought inside 17-14 with touchdowns on consecutive drives. Ekeler had a 7-yard run and Williams caught a 13-yard cross from Herbert to tug the Chargers inside a area purpose with 9:43 remaining within the second quarter.

The Chargers bought their first security for the reason that finish of the 2020 season when Sebastian Joseph-Day and Troy Reeder introduced Walker down in the long run zone early within the fourth to convey them inside 27-16.


Seahawks: LB Nick Bellore and OG Phil Haynes suffered concussions throughout the second half. … DT Poona Ford had a foot damage within the first quarter and didn’t return.

Chargers: CB JC Jackson suffered a knee damage on Goodwin’s second landing. He was fitted with an air solid and carted off. … LB Chris Rumpf II sustained a hip/knee damage throughout the fourth quarter. … Williams went off with an ankle damage within the fourth quarter.


Seahawks: Host the New York Giants subsequent Sunday.

Chargers: Have their bye subsequent week, then journey to play Atlanta on Nov. 6.

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