Seattle Seahawks Lose 34-17 To Indianapolis Colts

Seneca scrambling out of the pocketSeattle (1-3) played without quarterback Matt Hasselbeck and left tackle Walter Jones, who are both hurt, and lost its third straight.

Manning made this one look easy. He finished 31 of 41 for 353 yards, marking the first time he’s had four straight 300-yard games in his NFL career. The second TD pass, a 21-yarder to Austin Collie with 3 seconds left in the first half, moved him into a tie with Fran Tarkenton for third on the NFL’s career list.

The Colts also had scoring runs from Joseph Addai and Donald Brown, and Adam Vinatieri kicked two field goals.

Seattle’s touchdowns came in the final three minutes. Seneca Wallace scored on a 7-yard run with 2:59 to go, and Wallace threw a 1-yard TD pass to Owen Schmitt with 19 seconds left.

Seattle rushed for only 49 yards. Wallace was 33 of 45 for 257 yards, lost a fumble and was sacked five times, including once by Dwight Freeney who played with a strained right quadriceps.

Game ball

The Colts offense grabs all of the headlines, but DE Robert Mathis had a monster game leading the defense. Mathis had three sacks and forced two tumbles as the Seahawks’ offense was quiet for most of the afternoon.

Key Stat

Seahawks QB Seneca Wallace completed more passes, but only averaged 4.6 yards per pass play. Colts QB Peyton Manning nearly doubled that with 8.6 yards per pass play.

Noteworthy

The Colts have won 13 consecutive regular-season games, the longest current streak in the NFL. The Colts lost to the Chargers in the wild-card round of the playoffs last season. … Colts rookie WR Austin Collie caught his first touchdown reception, a 21-yarder at the end of the first half … Seahawks WR T.J. Houshmandzadeh topped 100 receiving yards for the first time this season (eight receptions for 103 yards).

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
S. Wallace 33/45 257 1 0
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
J. Jones 11 25 0 8
E. James 4 16 0 5
S. Wallace 4 8 1 7
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
T. Houshmandzadeh 8 103 0 20
D. Branch 6 49 0 22
J. Carlson 5 39 0 12
N. Burleson 4 31 0 10
J. Jones 3 10 0 4
J. Forsett 3 8 0 6
O. Schmitt 2 3 1 2
J. Owens 1 8 0 8
E. James 1 6 0 6
Fumbles FUM LOST REC YDS
S. Wallace 2 2 0 0
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
O. Mare 1/1 38 2/2 5
Punting NO AVG I20 LG
J. Ryan 5 36 1 57
Kickoff Returns NO AVG TD LG
J. Forsett 3 26 0 37
B. Obomanu 1 23 0 23
N. Reed 1 3 0 3
Punt Returns NO AVG TD LG
Defense T-A SCK INT FF
L. Tatupu 7-4 0 0 0
J. Babineaux 7-3 0 0 0
A. Curry 6-1 0 0 0
D. Grant 4-1 0 0 1
K. Lucas 4-0 0 1 0
T. Fisher 3-1 0 0 0
K. Jennings 3-0 0 0 0
L. Jackson 3-0 0 0 0
B. Mebane 2-1 0 0 0
C. Cole 2-0 0 0 0
C. Terrill 2-0 0 0 0
D. Tapp 2-0 0 0 0
P. Kerney 2-0 0 0 0
INDIANAPOLIS COLTS
Passing CP/AT YDS TD INT
P. Manning 31/41 353 2 1
Rushing CAR YDS TD LG
J. Addai 12 46 1 12
D. Brown 9 33 1 12
P. Manning 1 -1 0 -1
Receiving REC YDS TD LG
D. Clark 8 80 0 16
J. Addai 7 50 0 17
R. Wayne 6 74 1 21
A. Collie 6 65 1 21
P. Garcon 3 71 0 35
D. Brown 1 13 0 13
Fumbles FUM LOST REC YDS
D. Brown 1 0 0 0
F. Keiaho 0 0 1 0
R. Brock 0 0 1 9
Kicking FG LG XP PTS
A. Vinatieri 2/2 37 4/4 10
Punting NO AVG I20 LG
P. McAfee 2 31 0 42
Kickoff Returns NO AVG TD LG
T. Rushing 1 19 0 19
Punt Returns NO AVG TD LG
T. Rushing 2 12 0 22
Defense T-A SCK INT FF
M. Bullitt 4-3 0 0 0
J. Powers 6-0 0 0 0
R. Mathis 4-2 3 0 2
T. Jennings 4-2 0 0 0
F. Keiaho 5-0 1 0 0
M. Jackson 5-0 0 0 0
A. Bethea 3-2 0 0 0
C. Session 3-1 0 0 0
J. Lacey 2-2 0 0 0
T. Hagler 3-0 0 0 0
E. Foster 3-0 0 0 0
K. Dawson 1-2 0 0 0
D. Freeney 2-0 1 0 0
R. Brock 2-0 0 0 0
E. Johnson 2-0 0 0 0
T. Rushing 2-0 0 0 0
D. Muir 1-0 0 0 0
A. Francisco 1-0 0 0 0
J. Senn 0-1 0 0 0

NFL Game Center: Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts – 2009 Week 4.

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