DETROIT — The Seattle Seahawks continued their struggles on the road, losing to the Detroit Lions 28-24 at Ford Field this afternoon.
Seattle’s defense allowed Detroit quarterback Matthew Stafford to throw for 352 yards and three touchdowns.
Stafford also scored from a yard out on a bootleg run to give the Lions a 21-17 with 11:35 left in the game.
But Seattle battled back, with rookie quarterback Russell Wilson leading the Seahawks on a 12 play, 87-yard drive for a score. Wilson found tight end Zach Miller in the back of the end zone, for a 16-yard touchdown, giving Seattle the lead 24-21.
Wilson finished 6 of 8 for 75 yards on the drive.
However, Seattle’s defense couldn’t stop Detroit’s potent offense.
With 5:27 left, Stafford march Detroit down the field 80 yards on 16 plays, capping the drive with a 1-yard touchdown throw to Titus Young on a slant route for the game winning
Young finished with nine catches for 100 yards.
The Seahawks dropped to 4-4 on the season, and are 1-4 on the road so far this year. However, Seattle plays five of its last eight games at home to finish out the season.
It’s Seattle’s first two-game losing streak of the year.
The Lions improved to 3-4 on the year.