Seattle Seahawks 0-3-3-11 — 17
Kansas City Chiefs 7-6-3-0 — 16
The Chiefs dominated for most of the game, but the Seahawks handed them a loss at Arrowhead Stadium in each team’s first preseason game. Rookie quarterback Trevone Boykin found receiver Tanner McEvoy on a Hail Mary on the final play of the game.
Down by one with no time on the clock, Seattle decided to go for two. The Seahawks converted on a running play to win the game.
Aside from the final two plays, there were a lot of positives for Chiefs fans to take away from the game. The first team offense had an impressive opening touchdown drive. Alex Smith was 3-of-4 for 36 yards in his only action of the game.
Second year cornerback Marcus Peters intercepted Russell Wilson just before the goal line to end a potential scoring drive for the Seahawks on their opening possession. Wilson was 3-of-6 for 34 yards and one interception.
Here’s how the Seahawks came away with the come from behind victory.
The Chiefs Scored First After a Nice Grab by Jeremy Maclin
Alex Smith and the Chiefs went into scramble drill mode early in the first quarter. Smith found Jeremy Maclin on the sideline to set up a one yard touchdown run by Spencer Ware.
Marcus Peters Intercepted Russell Wilson in the Redzone
After a nice highpoint catch by Tyler Lockett, Marcus Peters came up with a big interception on Wilson in front of the goal line. It stopped a Seahawks redzone drive on their first possession.
Cairo Santos Kicked a 58-Yard Field Goal
After the first quarter, it was a game of field goals as the teams combined for five straight field goals. Santos had the most impressive kick with a 58-yarder midway through the third quarter.
Trevone Boykin’s Hail Mary Won the Game for Seahawks
With time expiring, Boykin threw up a Hail Mary at midfield to McEvoy for an improbable touchdown. The touchdown put the Seahawks down by one point. The team opted to go for a two-point conversion. Yes, the team decided to run the ball this time on the goal line and converted to win the game.