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Michael sparks Seattle in win over Packers

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POSTED August 24, 2013 12:32 a.m.

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks’ offensive juggernaut hit a speed bump at Lambeau Field.

The Green Bay Packers weren’t exactly lighting up the scoreboard, either.

Christine Michael ran for 97 yards on 11 carries and Stephen Williams snatched a ball away from cornerback Loyce Means in the end zone for a 42-yard touchdown catch and the go-ahead score in the Seahawks’ 17-10 preseason victory Friday night.

Michael had a 43-yard touchdown run in the third quarter for the Seahawks (3-0), who stayed unbeaten but didn’t look like the team that steamrolled over Denver and San Diego the previous two weeks.

This game instead will be remembered for some defense, and a host of mistakes and sloppy play — not exactly what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll or Packers counterpart Mike McCarthy were looking for with the regular season a little more than two weeks away.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, returning to the state where he turned into a college star at Wisconsin, finished 11 of 17 for 126 yards but threw two interception, including a pass tipped by two defenders that landed in the opportunistic hands of Casey Hayward.

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