Russell Wilson led a pair of touchdown drives in three series of work, and the Seattle Seahawks beat the Los Angeles Chargers 23-15 on Saturday night in preseason action in Carson, Calif.
Wilson finished 6 of 9 for 73 yards along with three carries for 31 yards. He oversaw drives of 84 yards (12 plays) and 45 yards (seven plays) that ended in touchdown runs by Rashaad Penny (3 yards) and C.J. Prosise (1), respectively.
Recovered from having a cyst removed from his knee two weeks ago, Geno Smith entered next against his former team and went 11 of 18 for 117 yards.
With Philip Rivers again sitting out, the Chargers started Tyrod Taylor, who finished 6 of 9 for 61 yards while rushing for 34 yards on six carries. Cardale Jones (4 of 5, 50 yards) was in second at QB, and rookie fifth-rounder Easton Stick (12 of 16, 82 yards, TD) threw for a score and ran for another to make the score respectable in the fourth quarter.