Despite a muffed punt early in the first half, the Seahawks offense controlled the first half of their game against the Green Bay Packers on Thursday.
Seattle took the lead on a nine-yard touchdown run by starting RB Marshawn Lynch with 3:46 left in the second quarter. Lynch’s touchdown run capped a 59-yard drive for the Hawks.The Seahawks offense started to show signs of life in the second quarter, as they were able to move the ball with ease against the experienced Packers defense.
Green Bay kicker Mason Crosby booted a 23-yard field goal on the Packers fourth drive of the game. The kick tied the game at 10.
The Seahawks took advantage of rookie Green Bay safety Ha-Ha Clinton-Dix by running a pop-pass off of the read-option at the goal line. Seattle’s touchdown gave them a 10-7 lead.
Seahawks starting safety Earl Thomas muffed a punt, after the Hawks forced a three-and-out, to give the Packers possession of the football in Seahawk territory. The Packers turned the turn over into seven points six plays later on a tw0-yard rush by starting left guard John Kuhn.