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NFL Recap: 3 Russell Wilson TDs Help Seahawks Sneak by Steelers, 28 – 26

The Seattle Seahawks topped the Pittsburgh Steelers in a thrilling 28-26 game Sunday, Sept. 15, 2019 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, and Russell Wilson played a big part in the win.

Wilson stuffed the stat sheet and led the Seattle Seahawks with 300 yards, three touchdowns, and zero interceptions for a QB rating of 131.00. Will Dissly hauled in two of Wilson’s TDs, and D.K. Metcalf had the other score. Eight Seahawks receivers caught passes from Wilson, with Tyler Lockett topping the list with 10 catches for 79 yards.

The Seahawks (2-0) put up an OVER (Offensive Value and Efficiency Rating) of 187.75, powered by a rushing usage index of 75.5 and receiving index of 300.0, compared to overall OVER of 90.375 for the Steelers.

On the other side of the ball, the Seahawks had a DVS (Defensive Value Score) of 0.4 for the game, compared to 0.0 for Pittsburgh, thanks in part to one sack and two other QB hits.

James Connor had a rushing score for the Steelers (0-2), and QB Mason Rudolph threw two touchdown passes to Vance McDonald in relief of Ben Roethlisberger, who left the game with an injury.