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Wilson shines in first NFL preseason start

Russell Wilson made a strong push to Pete Carroll as he continues to battle for the Seahawks' starting quarterback job, and did so with his work on the field Friday night.  Wilson got his first NFL preseason start and made the most of the opportunity.

The Collegiate product played three quarters in the Seahawks' 44-14 win at Kansas City, the most time he's seen in a game so far at the NFL level.  He completed 13 of his 19 pass attempts for 185 yards and two touchdowns.  He also rushed for 58 yards on two carries.

Carroll has one more chance to get a look at the quarterbacks in game action, when the Seahawks host Oakland on August 30.

Wilson is battling with free agent pick up Matt Flynn for the starting job in Seattle.  Flynn did not dress for Friday's game with a sore elbow.

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