Quick look: Seahawks lose to Broncos 30-3 in preseason

Aug 21, 2021, 10:10 PM | Updated: 10:31 pm

The Seahawks returned to Lumen Field for their first game in front of fans since 2019 on Saturday, falling to the Denver Broncos 30-3 in their second game of the preseason.

Broncos 30, Seahawks 3: Box score

It wasn’t pretty as the Seahawks had three turnovers to none by Denver, and the Broncos dominated the action as Seattle opted to keep a host of its more veteran and established players on the bench.

For an in-depth look at Seattle’s loss, click here to read about which Seahawks players saw their stocks rise or fall in the game from’s Brandon Gustafson.

Here’s a quick Seahawks-centric look at what fans need to know from the game.

Seahawks injuries

Seattle saw a pair of 2019 NFL Draft picks carted off the field in the first half.

First, linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven left the game with a knee injury suffered on the opening kickoff.

Second, wide receiver John Ursua exited in the second quarter, also with a knee injury. He had made three receptions for 34 yards prior to the injury.

Seahawks leaders

Alex McGough, who started at quarterback, completed 9 of 13 attempts for 91 yards and two interceptions. Sean Mannion quarterbacked after halftime, throwing 13 of 23 for 118 yards.

Alex Collins had 20 yards rushing on seven carries.

In addition to Ursua, Cade Johnson and running back DeeJay Dallas each had three receptions. Johnson had 30 yards and Dallas had 27.

Rasheem Green and Jarrod Hewitt each had a sack for Seattle.

Linebacker Jordyn Brooks led the Seahawks with seven tackles while special teams Pro Bowler Nick Bellore added five.

Dallas stood out as a kick returner with 73 yards on two returns, and he also got a hand on a Denver punt.

Kicker Jason Myers hit his one field goal attempt from 40 yards, which accounted for all the points the Seahawks scored.

Michael Dickson had two punts for 98 yards, including a long of 61.

Scoring recap

First quarter

DEN – KJ Hamler 2 pass from Teddy Bridgewater (Brandon McManus kick), 8:06

Second quarter

DEN – Javonte Williams 1 run (McManus kick), 11:41
DEN – McManus FG 39, :06

Third quarter

DEN – McManus FG 52, 11:28
SEA – Jason Myers FG 40, 8:18

Fourth quarter

DEN – McManus FG 33, 14:59
DEN – Shaun Beyer 11 pass from Brett Rypien (McManus kick), 5:04

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