Wilson throws 4 TD passes, Seahawks hold off Rams

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Seahawks beat the Rams by a single point

Seattle Seahawks free safety Tedric Thompson eyes the ball after he intercepted a Los Angeles Rams pass during the second half of an NFL football game Thursday, Oct. 3, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)

SEATTLE (AP) – Russell Wilson threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Chris Carson on fourth-and-goal with 2:28 remaining to give Seattle the lead, Greg Zuerlein missed a 44-yard field goal with 11 seconds left and the Seahawks held on for a wild 30-29 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night.

Jared Goff and the Rams (3-2) appeared on the verge of a victory after driving into field-goal range in the final 90 seconds. Zuerlein hit three field goals earlier, but this attempt slipped wide right and gave Seattle (4-1) a win it needed against its NFC West foe after losing six of the past eight to the Rams.

Wilson was 17 of 23 for 268 and four touchdowns. He was at his best, whether it was his throws from the pocket or when he was forced to improvise. It was one stunning play after another from Seattle’s star, continuing the best start to a season in his career.

Ring of Honor

The Seattle Seahawks inducted late owner Paul Allen into the club’s Ring of Honor before Thursday’s game against the Los Angeles Rams.

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FILE–In this Feb. 5, 2014, file photo, Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen lifts the Vince Lombardi trophy during a celebration at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. Allen, billionaire owner of the Portland Trail Blazers and the Seattle Seahawks and Microsoft co-founder, died Monday, Oct. 15, 2018 at age 65. Earlier this month Allen said the cancer he was treated for in 2009, non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, had returned. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, file)

Allen purchased the Seahawks in 1997 and helped keep the team in Seattle after former owner Ken Behring attempted to move them to Southern California. He owned the franchise until his death last year from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.

Jody Allen, Allen’s sister, became the controlling owner and chair of the franchise. She says the induction “celebrates Paul’s legacy and the impact he made on not only the Seahawks organization, but the entire Pacific Northwest.”

Allen is the 12th member of the Ring of Honor. The group already includes Hall of Famers WR Steve Largent, DT Cortez Kennedy, OL Walter Jones, and former stars QB Jim Zorn, CB Dave Brown, RB Curt Warner, DE Jacob Green, QB Dave Krieg, coach Chuck Knox and broadcaster Pete Gross.

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