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Seattle Defeats Carolina 12-7 - Recap

Russell Wilson threw for 320 yards and 1 TD to lead the Seahawks over Carolina 12-7 on Sunday in Week 1 action at Bank of America Stadium.

Seattle was the ATS victor, as they covered the 3-point spread as a favorite. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 44.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 43 yards, while Robert Turbin added 17 yards in the win. Doug Baldwin and Golden Tate added 91 and 51 receiving yards respectively.

DeAngelo Williams rushed for 76 yards for Carolina, while Cam Newton added 38 yards. Cam Newton threw for 125 yards for the Panthers, while receivers Greg Olsen and Steve Smith had 56 and 51 yards respectively.

Carolina was outgained by Seattle 370-243 yards in Sunday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 18-16 by the Seahawks.

Carolina lost the time of possession battle 30:14/29:46, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.

Next game, Seattle takes its act home to face San Francisco looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Buffalo.