Dave Krieg threw five touchdown passes, including four to Daryl Turner, and running back Curt Warner rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns to carry Seattle to a 49-35 victory today over the San Diego Chargers.
The Seahawks (2-0) broke open a close game by outscoring San Diego, 28-6, in the third quarter.
The Chargers (1-1) lost despite the passing of quarterback Dan Fouts, who completed 29 of 43 throws for 440 yards and four touchdowns. He had 21 completions for 306 yards and three touchdowns in the first half.
Krieg was 22 of 32 for 307 yards.
After trailing by 23-14 at halftime, Seattle scored four touchdowns in the third quarter as Krieg completed 12 of 14 throws for 192 yards. Three of his completions went for touchdowns.
Warner, who carried 28 times, scored his second touchdown on a one-yard plunge with 15 seconds left in the period to give the Seahawks a 42-29 advantage. He had scored earlier on a three-yard run.
Krieg threw a 34-yard touchdown pass to Turner in the second quarter and scoring throws of 15, 30 and seven yards in the second half. He also had a six-yard touchdown pass to Steve Largent.
Krieg has had a touchdown pass in 20 straight games, the longest current streak in the NFL.