The Seattle Seahawks (3-3), led by quarterback Russell Wilson, meet the Detroit Lions (3-3), led by quarterback Matthew Stafford, in a Week 8 NFL football game on Sunday, October 28, 2018 (10/28/18) at Ford Field in Detroit, Michigan.
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Here is the AP recap of the game:
DETROIT (AP) — Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes in the second quarter to put the Seattle Seahawks ahead and they went on to beat the Detroit Lions 28-14 Sunday.
The Seahawks (4-3) looked sharp on both sides of the ball coming off their bye and won for the fourth time in five games after opening the season with two losses.
Wilson completed 10 passes, two for scores, before having an incompletion late in the second quarter. He finished 14 of 17 for 248 yards, leading to a perfect quarterback rating. Wilson’s 24-yard pass to Tyler Lockett , 15-yard throw to David Moore and 12-yard pass to Ed Dickson for touchdowns gave Seattle a 21-7 lead at halftime.
Chris Carson, who had 105 yards rushing, scored on a 7-yard run early in the fourth to put the Seahawks up 28-7.
Detroit acquired run-stuffing defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison from the New York Giants for a fifth-round pick just four days before the game, but he wasn’t able to immediately help one of the NFL’s worst run defenses.
The Lions (3-4) had won three of four and got off to a good start against Seattle, breaking a scoreless tie late in the first quarter on Matthew Stafford’s 39-yard pass to Marvin Jones. Stafford threw a 19-yard touchdown pass to Jones early in the fourth to cut the deficit to 14.
Stafford lost a fumble midway through the fourth quarter and threw an interception with 3:08 to go at the Seattle 1.
To seal the victory, Seahawks punter Michael Dickson ran out of his end zone and gained 9 yards on a fourth-and-8 from the Seattle 3.
The game, though, began to slip away from Detroit earlier in the afternoon when Ameer Abdullah fumbled on a kickoff return in the second quarter.
Wilson took advantage, connecting with Moore for a go-ahead touchdown pass that went off his left arm and helmet before he grabbed it. On Seattle’s next drive, coach Pete Carroll won a challenge to have Moore credited with a catch to keep a drive going that ended with Dickson’s touchdown.
Seahawks: SS Bradley McDougald left with an apparent shoulder injury, but was able to return.
Lions: LB Christian Jones left in the fourth quarter with a knee injury.
Seahawks: Host Los Angeles Chargers next Sunday.
Lions: At Minnesota next Sunday.
Here’s what you need to know:
What: NFL, Week 8
When: Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018
Where: Ford Field, Detroit
Time: 1 p.m. Eastern
Line: Lions -3
Seahawks notes: QB RUSSELL WILSON passed for 222 yards with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 125.4 rating in Week 6. Is 4th NFL QB with 3+ pass TDs & 125+ rating in London. Aims for 3rd in row with 3+ pass TDs & 125+ rating. Has 523 pass yards (261.5 per game) with 3 TDs vs. 1 INT for 108.8 rating in 2 career meetings. * RB CHRIS CARSON has 310 scrimmage yards (103.3 per game) & rush TD in his past 3. Has 100+ rush yards in 2 of past 3. RB MIKE DAVIS has 3 rush TDs in his past 3. * WR TYLER LOCKETT aims for 3rd in row with rec. TD. Has TD catch in 5 of his past 6. Is 1 of 3 in NFL in 2018 with 15+ yards per catch average (15.7) & 5+ rec. TDs (5). WR DOUG BALDWIN had TD catch in only career meeting. Has 3 rec. TDs in his past 4 on road vs. NFC North. Since 2015, is 1 of 3 (ANTONIO BROWN & DE ANDRE HOPKINS) with 3,000+ rec. yards (3,321) & 29+ rec. TDs (29). WR DAVID MOORE has 3 TDs in his past 2. Aims for 3rd in row with TD catch. * DE FRANK CLARK had career-high 2.5 sacks & 2 FFs in Week 6. Aims for 3rd in row with FF. Has 3.5 sacks & 2 PD in his past 4 on road vs. NFC North. DT JARRAN REED had sack in Week 6. Has 2 sacks & FR in his past 2 on road. Aims for 3rd in row on road with sack. CB BRADLEY MC DOUGALD had FF in Week 6. Has 2 FFs, 2 PD & FR in his past 4. LB BOBBY WAGNER has 20 tackles in 2 career meetings. Since 2015, leads NFL with 445 tackles.
Lions notes: QB MATTHEW STAFFORD completed 18 of 22 (81.8 pct.) with 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 138.1 rating last week. Aims for his 6th in row with 100+ rating. Since Week 4, leads NFL with 125.3 rating. In his past 2 at home, has 4 TDs vs. 1 INT for 101.9 rating. Since 2011, ranks 3rd in NFL with 33,549 pass yards. * RB KERRYON JOHNSON (rookie) rushed for careerhigh 158 yards in Week 7. Has 195 scrimmage yards (97.5 per game) in his past 2 at home. Ranks 2nd among NFL rookies with 444 rush yards in 2018. RB LE GARRETTE BLOUNT had rush TD last week. Has 259 rush yards (86.3 per game) & 3 TDs in 3 career meetings. Since 2015, ties for 2nd in NFL with 29 rush TDs. * WR GOLDEN TATE has 2 TD catches in his past 3. In his past 3 vs. NFC West, has 25 receptions for 381 yards (127 per game) & TD. Aims for his 4th in row vs. NFC West with 7+ catches & 100+ rec. yards. WR KENNY GOLLADAY aims for his 3rd in row at home with rec. TD. Has 3 TDs in 2 career games vs. NFC West. TE MICHAEL ROBERTS had 2 TD catches last week, his 1st-career multi-TD game. * LB JARRAD DAVIS led team with 7 tackles & had sack in Week 7. Has 3 sacks, 3 PD & FF in his past 5. CB DARIUS SLAY has 4 INTs & 7 PD in his past 5 at home. Since 2017, leads NFL in PD (31) & ties for league-lead (KEVIN BYARD) with 9 INTs. DT RICKY JEAN-FRANCOIS had 2 sacks in Week 7, his 2nd-career multi-sack game. — NFL Communications
(The Associated Press contributed to this report.)
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