Seahawks 20, Titans 13

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SEATTLE -- Running back Marshawn Lynch shook off a hip injury to pile up 155 yards of total offense and both Seattle touchdowns as the Seahawks got back to their winning ways Sunday afternoon.

Lynch had a 77-yard, two-touchdown performance on the ground and added a season-high 78 yards on four receptions while leading the Seahawks to a 20-13 win over the Tennessee Titans.

Seattle (5-1) bounced back from a loss to the Colts at Indianapolis by extending its league-best streak of consecutive home victories to 11.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson had another strong afternoon as a dual threat, throwing for 257 yards and rushing for 61.

Lynch ran for the first touchdown of the game and added an insurance score midway through the fourth quarter, when his 3-yard rush gave the Seahawks a 20-10 lead.

The Titans (3-3) responded with their best drive of the game, 69 yards on 14 plays, but had to settle for a field goal with 2:18 remaining.

Seattle took advantage of a third-down offside call on Tennessee to run out the clock on the final possession of the game.

Tennessee's offense struggled to put points on the board for most of the afternoon, yet the Titans took a 10-7 lead into halftime thanks in large part to an incredible turn of events over the final two seconds of the first half.

A botched field-goal attempt by the Seahawks resulted in a 77-yard touchdown return for Tennessee's Jason McCourty on the final play of the half.

Another key play occurred on a kickoff two minutes earlier that left Seahawks kicker Steven Hauschka bloodied and injured following a collision with Tennessee return man Darius Reynaud. Hauschka temporarily was forced from the game due to concussion symptoms.

The Seahawks, leading 7-3, got the ball back and lined up for a 21-yard field-goal attempt with two seconds remaining and Seattle. Punter Jon Ryan, who usually holds on kicks, was set to try the kick, but he never got the chance. Fill-in holder Chris Maragos, a backup safety, lost control of the ball as he tried to set it down, then picked it up and ended up fumbling the ball away. McCourty picked up the loose ball and raced to give Tennessee the lead.

Hauschka returned in the second half and tied the score on a 31-yard field goal late in the third quarter. He then put Seattle in front with a 29-yarder early in the fourth quarter.

Lynch gave the Seahawks a 7-3 lead on a 1-yard run with 2:41 remaining in the first half. The touchdown capped a 12-play, 74-yard drive after Seattle's offense struggled through most of the half.

Wilson completed 23 of 31 passes.

Titans quarterback Ryan Fitzpatrick went 17-for-29 for 171 yards with two interceptions.

NOTES: Seattle played without starting MLB Bobby Wagner (ankle), TE Zach Miller (hamstring) and RT Breno Giacomini (knee). ... Seahawks CB Brandon Browner, a Pro Bowler two years ago, appeared to be benched during Tennessee's final drive of the first half. Browner watched from the sideline as Byron Maxwell worked in his spot, then returned to the field as part of Seattle's special teams unit. ... Seahawks DE Chris Clemons sat out most of the fourth quarter due to an injured left elbow. ... LB Moise Fokou, the Titans' second-leading tackler, came out of the game with a sprained knee late in the first half.
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