Wilson leads 2 TD drives as Seahawks defeat Chargers 23-15

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Published 1:14 a.m. ET Aug. 25, 2019 | Updated 4:46 a.m. ET Aug. 25, 2019

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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Russell Williams feels prepared to go into the regular season.

Seattle’s eight-year veteran led a pair of first-half touchdown drives and accounted for 104 yards, helping the Seahawks to a 23-15 victory over the Los Angeles Chargers on Saturday night.

“I think we feel great. We executed everything we wanted to do,” said Wilson, who completed 6 of 9 passes for 73 yards and had 31 rushing yards. “We ran the ball really well and got some balls down the field.”

Wilson has directed the Seahawks to a pair of TDs and a field goal in five possessions in two preseason games. It is unlikely that he will play in Thursday’s preseason finale against Oakland as Seattle opens the regular season on Sept. 8 against Cincinnati.

“We’ve been ready to go. I’m glad these two games were on the road and get that feeling of the rush and what that feels like,” Wilson said.

Seattle’s rushed for 125 yards and averaged 6.0 yards per carry during the first half. C.J. Prosise (5 carries, 32 yards) and Rashaad Penny (8 carries, 22 yards) scored touchdowns while Chris Carson had 23 yards on three…

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