SEATTLE, WA (WWBT) - Russell Wilson may be a rookie, but he played with the poise of an experienced veteran on Sunday for the Seahawks, leading a fourth quarter comeback that gave Seattle a 24-23 win over the New England Patriots.
The Richmond native was 16-of-27 for 293 yards and three touchdowns and did not throw any interceptions, but the most impressive part of his game was the fourth quarter. With the Seahawks trailing 23-10 and 7:21 remaining on the clock, Wilson hit Braylon Edwards for a ten yard touchdown on fourth down to trim the lead to 23-17. Later, with just 1:18 remaining in the game, Wilson unleashed a 46-yard bomb to Sidney Rice for the game-winning score.
Wilson is now 4-2 as a starting quarterback in his rookie year, and has thrown eight touchdowns and six interceptions on the season so far.
The Seahawks will have a quick turnaround, as Wilson and Seattle face San Francisco on Thursday night.