For all other times when Russell Wilson of Seattle was the best player on the field and made outstanding games, it was different.
It could have been the prime time or a divisional hostility to the Rams. Or the circumstances of building an early leadership, losing it, and then rising again in the fourth quarter.
Whatever the reason, Seattle received a performance from Wilson that will be hard to beat.
PERCY HARVIN, SUPER BOWL CHAMPION, OPENS ANY QUESTIONS AS THE SMOKING OF WEEDS HELPS Carson took the lead with 2:28, and the Seahawks celebrated a 30-29 win against the Rams on Thursday night as Greg Zuerleins 44-yard field goal narrowly missed by eleven seconds. 19659003] Seattle won against its NFC West opponent after losing six of the last eight against the Rams. And while there were contributions from many others, Wilson orchestrated a memorable night.
Whether his throws were out of pocket or forced to improvise, Wilson was at his best. It was a breathtaking game after game of Seattle's star, which was the best start to a season in his career.
Even his opponents were impressed.
"Russell Wilson is playing crazy," said Rams safety Eric Weddle.
Wilson was 17 of 23 for 268 and four touchdowns and rushed for another 32 yards. He had touchdown passes of 13 meters to Tyler Lockett and 40 meters to DK Metcalf in the first half. He threw David Moore a 10-yarder in the third quarter and he had a definitive answer after the Rams had taken 29-24.
Wilson led Seattle 60 yards in 12 games, assisting while driving through a rough-go-the-passer call at Clay Matthews. After stopping in the top ten, Seattle finished fifth in fifth. Wilson fought his way through the night, buying enough time to find Carson open in the corner of the end zone, taking part by juggling the pass before gaining control. Carson said he had lost the pass in the stadium lights, which led to juggling.
"I thought Russell played one of the best games I've ever seen," said Seattle coach Pete Carroll.
Seattle appeared to finish the race when Tedric Thompson intercepted Jared Goff's pass while laying on the grass at 2:08. But the Rams forced Seattle to jump and took their own 7 with 1:38 left.
In just seven games, Goff had the Rams to the Seattle 30 after a 28-yard bout against Gerald Everett. The Rams came to a halt and a 9-yard pass for Everett in the third attempt by Zuerlein. The snap was good, but the kick only stayed right.
Zuerlein had hit three field goals earlier in the game.
"It's a kick. He has made many great kicks for us. He will continue to do many great kicks for us, "said Rams coach Sean McVay.
Goff finished 29 of 49 for 395 yards and a touchdown just days after he had thrown for a career high of 517 yards and tied an NFL record with 45 finishes in a defeat to Tampa Bay. Everett had seven catches for 136 yards, and Cooper Kupp had nine catches for 118 yards and a TD.
"We had some things that did not go in our direction we did not go into, but we really got the ball moving well," Goff said.
Carson finished the race with 118 yards and 27 carries. The touchdown was his only reception.
"Everyone kept their composure. Everyone was in such a good shape and staying at the moment, "said Seattle's attacking lineman Duane Brown. "We have always been very optimistic and had all the confidence in the world and big time players have stood up for us."
LOCKET'S CATCH  Lockett's Toe-Knocking TD-Fang in the first quarter was unlikely as follows. According to NFL statistics the catch had a catch probability of 6.3%. This was the most unlikely conclusion of the last two seasons.
There, "said Wilson.
Todd Gurley was an important part of the Rams' offensive and finished the race with 15 runs after 51 meters. "I thought he had some really good, hard-earned yards against a really good defensive front," McVay said.
Gurley also fingered for the first time since week 3 of last season. The fumble was torn away by Jadeveon Clowney, who also recaptured the ball. It was Gurley's first fumbling in offensive touch. He had gained 1915 meters through scrimmage and 20 touchdowns between his two fumble.
Brandin Cooks had only one reception, but it was a big one. Cooks pulled a 29-yard catch from Goff's third-and-8 Rams 27 early in the fourth quarter when he was firmly covered by Shaquill Griffin.
Cooks were evaluated for a concussion after the game and did not return. Carroll challenged that there should be offensive pass interference, but the call on the field remained. The catch led to Zuerlein's Field Goal, which brought the Rams 29-24 lead.
D.J. Fluker suffered a thigh injury in the first quarter. He was replaced on the right guard by Jamarco Jones, who is usually a replacement, but was forced to stay on guard with a normal replacement due to a back injury.
Rams: Los Angeles stays in the NFC West in San Francisco on Sunday, October 13th.
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Seahawks: Seattle is in Cleveland on Sunday, October 13th.