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NFL Preseason Preview - San Diego (1-0) at Seattle (0-1)



By John McMullen, NFL Editor

(SportsNetwork.com) - The reigning Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks kick off the home portion of their preseason schedule by entertaining the San Diego Chargers on Friday.

Seattle began defense of the franchise's first Lombardi Trophy by coming up short against Denver last week in a rematch from Super Bowl XLVIII.

Brock Osweiler's 34-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Norwood in the fourth quarter lifted the Broncos to a 21-16 win just over six months after the Seahawks decimated Denver in the big game.

The game was delayed for 45 minutes because of lightning with 1:30 remaining in the first quarter after Ronnie Hillman's 1-yard touchdown gave the Broncos a 7-0 lead.

Terrelle Pryor, acquired from Oakland in April, passed for 137 yards for the Seahawks. Starter Russell Wilson completed four of his six passes for 37 yards and led Seattle to a touchdown on its second possession, Christine Michael's 1-yard score in the second quarter.

Steven Hauschka kicked three field goals for the Seahawks, including two of at least 40 yards.

Pryor led the Seahawks to the Denver 3-yard line in the final minutes of the game but was intercepted in the end zone by linebacker Steven Johnson.

The Chargers, meanwhile, got things started on the right foot, dominating Dallas, 27-7, in their preseason opener.

San Diego, which went 9-7 last season before losing to the Broncos in the Divisional Round of the playoffs, racked up 395 yards of total offense on Dallas.

Philip Rivers played one series and completed all four of his passes for 61 yards. Backup Kellen Clemens connected on all five of his passes for 134 yards and a touchdown and Brad Sorensen completed 5-of-7 passes for 48 yards.

Rookie running back Branden Oliver carried the ball seven times for 64 yards and a score San Diego, which had 152 yards on the ground. Dontrelle Inman caught three passes for 107 yards and a touchdown.

08/13 11:46:18 ET

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Final
UVA 27
UNC 28
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NCCU 42
SAVST 14
 
3rd
SFG 1
KAN 0
 
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WISC 52
MD 7
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SMU 10
MEM 48
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ILL 28
MINN 24
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RICE 41
UNT 21
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NEB 42
RUTG 24
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KST 23
TEX 0
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ARK 45
UAB 17
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UVA 27
UNC 28
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EMICH 17
NILL 28
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NAVY 41
SJST 31
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BST 35
AKR 21
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GASTATE 31
GASO 69
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TOL 42
UMASS 35
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WMICH 42
OHIO 21
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COL 37
UCLA 40
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UMO 10
KSU 3
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WAKE 17
BC 23
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BUF 14
CMICH 20
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MARS 35
FATL 16
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PITT 28
GT 56
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SMISS 20
LATU 31
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MSU 35
MICH 11
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KENT 31
MSST 45
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STAN 38
ORST 14
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TCU 82
TTU 27
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OKST 10
WVU 34
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WKENT 66
ODU 51
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UTST 34
UNLV 20
 
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MIZZ 24
VANDY 14
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UCF 34
TEMPL 14
 
4th
WASU 23
ARZ 52
 
3rd
CLEM 3
SYR 6
 
3rd
LAMON 15
TXST 7
 
3rd
TXSANANTO 0
UTEP 17
 
3rd
COLST 24
WYO 3
 
Half
LSU 3
MISS 7
 
2nd
TENN 7
ALA 27
 
Half
AUB 21
SCAR 21
 
2nd
PSU 0
OSU 7
 
10:00pm Tonight
UTAH
USC
10:45pm Tonight
WASH
ARST
11:59pm Tonight
HAW
NEV
Final
SJS 1
BUF 2
2nd Intermission
TOR 0
BOS 2
 
3rd
NYI 4
DAL 4
 
3rd
PHI 1
DET 1
 
2nd Intermission
OTT 1
NJD 2
 
2nd Intermission
MON 2
NYR 1
 
1st Intermission
STL 1
CHI 1
 
2nd
NAS 0
PIT 1
 
2nd
MIN 4
TAM 1
 
9:00pm Tonight
ARI
FLA
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CAL
WAS
Final
NCCU 42
SAVST 14