NFL Scores

 

Final Score: Seattle 12, Carolina 7

Charlotte,  NC (Sports  Network) - Jermaine Kearse's touchdown reception early 
in  the fourth  quarter was the difference, as the Seattle Seahawks topped the 
Carolina Panthers, 12-7, in the 2013 season opener for both clubs. 

Russell  Wilson  finished 25-of-33  for 320  yards and  that 43-yard strike to 
Kearse  for the Seahawks (1-0), who finished 11-5 a season ago and lost in the 
second round to Atlanta. 

Doug  Baldwin  totaled 91 yards on  seven grabs, Marshawn Lynch led the ground 
attack  with  43 yards on  17 carries and Steven  Hauschka converted a pair of 
field goals in the victory. 

Cam Newton was 16-of-23 for 125 yards and a touchdown, adding 38 yards on five 
carries  for the Panthers (0-1), who are looking to improve upon a 7-9 mark in 
2012. 

Steve  Smith  ended with 51  yards on  six receptions, while DeAngelo Williams 
recorded  76 yards  on 16  attempts, but  coughed up  the ball  on a  key late 
possession. 

 

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