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updated: 9/16/2012 6:29 PM

Lynch rumbles, Seattle stymies Romo, Dallas 27-7

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  • Seattle Seahawks' Jeron Johnson, right, celebrates his touchdown with Chris Maragos against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday.

      Seattle Seahawks' Jeron Johnson, right, celebrates his touchdown with Chris Maragos against the Dallas Cowboys in the first half of an NFL football game on Sunday.
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SEATTLE -- Marshawn Lynch ran for 122 yards and a 3-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter, Seattle's special teams came up with two huge first-quarter plays that led to 10 points, and the Seahawks beat the Dallas Cowboys 27-7 on Sunday.

Michael Robinson forced Felix Jones to fumble on the opening kickoff that led to a short field goal, and Malcolm Smith blocked Chris Jones' punt which Jeron Johnson returned for a touchdown to give Seattle (1-1) a 10-0 lead in less than 5 minutes.

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Rookie Russell Wilson threw for 151 yards and directed a 90-yard scoring drive in the third quarter capped by a 22-yard touchdown strike to Anthony McCoy to give Seattle a 20-7 lead.

Tony Romo threw a 22-yard TD to Miles Austin in the second quarter, but that was the only sustained drive the Cowboys (1-1) could mount on the Seahawks stout defense.

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