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NFL: Seattle 34, Arizona 22

Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman (L) tries to avoid a tackle by Arizona Cardinals Justin Bethel in the fourth quarter of the game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on October 17, 2013. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 34-22. UPI/Art Foxall
Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman (L) tries to avoid a tackle by Arizona Cardinals Justin Bethel in the fourth quarter of the game at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona on October 17, 2013. The Seahawks defeated the Cardinals 34-22. UPI/Art Foxall | License Photo

GLENDALE, Ariz., Oct. 18 (UPI) -- Russell Wilson overcame two lost fumbles with three touchdown passes Thursday that lifted the Seattle Seahawks to a 34-22 win over Arizona.

The Seahawks improved to 6-1, the best start through seven games in the history of the franchise and one that gives them a 1 1/2-game lead over San Francisco in the NFC West.

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Seattle has won two in a row after suffering its lone loss of the campaign to Indianapolis.

Wilson completed 18-of-29 passes for 235 yards and sent Seattle to a 14-0 lead with touchdown throws of 31 yards to Sidney Rice in the first period and 15 yards to Zach Miller in the second.

Arizona closed within 17-10 at halftime and came up with a field goal from Jay Feely early in the third period to cut the deficit to four.

Wilson guided Seattle 80 yards in 10 plays and hit Kellen Davis with a 1-yard scoring throw. The Seahawks then capitalized on a 49-yard interception return by Brandon Browner to set up a 2-yard touchdown run by Marshawn Lynch for a 31-13 lead.

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Arizona's Carson Palmer went 30-of-45 for 258 yards, but was intercepted twice in the Cardinals' second straight loss. Arizona slipped to 3-4 and is in last place in the NFC West.

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