DENVER, SEPT. 23 -- John Elway completed three passes and Bobby Humphrey ran 26 yards on a draw play, setting up David Treadwell's 25-yard field goal 9:14 into overtime to lift the Denver Broncos past the Seattle Seahawks, 34-31, today at Mile High Stadium.
Treadwell had missed a 49-yard attempt late in regulation. Seattle's Norm Johnson was wide on a 39-yarder at the end of regulation and a 44-yarder in overtime.
After Johnson's last miss, the Broncos drove 66 yards in eight plays. Humphrey's run took it to the 8, where Treadwell converted to raise Denver's record to 2-1. Seattle fell to 0-3.
Elway, who finished with 30 completions in 40 attempts for 297 yards, threw three first-half touchdown passes, staking Denver to a 28-14 lead.
Seattle rallied in the second half behind second-year running back Derrick Fenner of Oxon Hill High School, who rushed for 144 yards.
Fenner ran for his third touchdown of the game for a 31-31 tie with 2:47 remaining.
After the kickoff, Elway drove the Broncos into field-goal range with five straight completions, but Treadwell missed a 49-yarder with 38 seconds left.