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             === Surging Seahawks dominate Bills behind Wilson ===
 
 Toronto,  ON  (Sports Network)  -  Russell  Wilson  became the  first  Seattle
 quarterback  to  run for three  touchdowns in one  game in the Seahawks' 50-17
 victory over the Buffalo Bills at Rogers Centre in Toronto.
 
 All  three of  Wilson's rushing  touchdowns  came in  the first  half for  the
 Seahawks  (9-5),  who sit second in  the NFC West behind 10-3-1 San Francisco,
 which defeated New England later Sunday.
 
 Wilson,  who ended  with nine  carries for  92 yards,  also set  the franchise
 record  for  rushing yards in  a season by  a QB that was  set in 1993 by Rick
 Mirer (343). Wilson now has 402 rushing yards.
 
 Wilson  also completed  14-of-23  passes for  205 yards  and  a touchdown  for
 Seattle,  which has  scored 131 points during a three-game winning streak. The
 Seahawks  were coming  off a  58-0 rout  of the  Arizona Cardinals  last week,
 a franchise record for most points scored in a game.
 
 It's  the third time  in NFL history that a team has put up 50 points in back-
 to-back games.
 
 "I'm  just  thrilled that he's been  able to continue to grow," Seahawks coach
 Pete  Carroll said of Wilson. "For a long time, we were just trying to get the
 offense going and not screw it up and make sure he could keep growing."
 
 Marshawn  Lynch carried  the ball  10  times for  113  yards and  a score  for
 Seattle, which welcomes San Francisco to town next Sunday night.
 
 Ryan  Fitzpatrick  completed 21-of-38 passes  for 217 yards, one touchdown and
 two  interceptions  for the Bills  (5-9), who  played a regular-season game in
 Toronto for a fifth straight season.
 
 C.J.  Spiller carried the ball 17 times for 103 yards and a score for Buffalo,
 which  was  mathematically  knocked  out  of playoff  contention  for  a  13th
 consecutive  season -- the NFL's longest active drought. Stevie Johnson caught
 eight passes for 115 yards and a touchdown.
 
 Seattle's offense quickly picked up where it left off last week, as Wilson led
 the Seahawks on a 10-play, 76-yard scoring drive to start the game.
 
 Sidney Rice and Zach Miller caught passes of 17 and eight yards, respectively,
 to  convert a pair  of third downs, and Michael Robinson added a 20-yard catch
 before  Wilson  used his  legs to  find the  end zone.  On 1st-and-10 from the
 Buffalo  14, the rookie faked a handoff and found an opening on the right side
 for an easy touchdown.
 
 Wilson  added another  rushing score on Seattle's next possession, which began
 when  Lynch caught a 14-yard pass to move the ball past midfield. Faced with a
 3rd-and-10  from  the 25 of  the Bills, Wilson scrambled  to his left and went
 untouched for a touchdown.
 
 Buffalo  responded with a score of its own. Fitzpatrick completed three passes
 of  at least 10 yards on the 8-play, 72-yard march, including a 17-yard strike
 to  Johnson. Spiller's 14-yard touchdown run capped the drive and made it 14-7
 with 34 seconds left in the first quarter.
 
 Seattle  tacked  on three more points  early in the second stanza. Golden Tate
 caught  a 44-yard  pass off a flea-flicker play, but the Seahawks would settle
 for a 19-yard Steven Hauschka field goal which made it 17-7.
 
 The  Seahawks started  their next drive near midfield, and Lynch's 54-yard run
 set  up  Miller's 4-yard TD catch,  making it a  24-7 contest with 10:10 to go
 before halftime.
 
 Another  Buffalo punt led to more points for Seattle. Rice hauled in a 41-yard
 pass  to move the ball to the 10-yard line, and following an offensive holding
 penalty  and a  short run by Lynch,  Wilson found the end zone on an identical
 play to his first touchdown. It was a 13-yard score this time around.
 
 The  Bills managed to close the gap some by scoring the final 10 points of the
 half.  Scott  Chandler's 21-yard  catch led  to Johnson's  20-yard TD catch to
 bring  Buffalo  closer, and  Rian Lindell  added a 41-yard  field goal as time
 expired to make it 31-17.
 
 However,  the momentum  quickly shifted  back to  the Seahawks.  On the  first
 possession of the second half, K.J. Wright picked off Fitzpatrick and returned
 the  ball  24 yards to the  Buffalo 20. Lynch scored  from 13 yards out on the
 second play, though the extra point was blocked.
 
 "The turnover right after halftime really hurt," Bills coach Chan Gailey said.
 "It killed the momentum we created at the end of the first half."
 
 Seattle's  defense  came up  with another turnover  on the ensuing possession.
 Chris Clemons stripped the ball from Fitzpatrick and Bruce Irvin recovered the
 ball before returning it 35 yards before being brought down at the Buffalo 10.
 Hauschka  then made a  33-yard field goal to make it 40-17 with 7:29 remaining
 in the third period.
 
 Earl  Thomas  followed with a  57-yard interception  return for a touchdown to
 extend Seattle's lead.
 
 Hauschka  added  a 23-yard field  goal early in  the fourth quarter. The field
 goal was made possible due to Robinson's 29-yard run on a fake punt.
 
 
                                   Game Notes
 
 The  Seahawks made  their first international appearance in the regular season
 ... Seattle racked up 270 yards on the ground, compared to 118 for Buffalo ...
 With  his  2 1/2 sacks  Sunday, Clemons became  the first Seattle player since
 Michael  Sinclair (1996-98)  with three straight double-digit sack seasons ...
 The Seahawks finished the road portion of the regular season with a 3-5 record
 for the second year in a row ... The Seahawks currently hold the No. 5 seed in
 the NFC playoff picture.
 
 12/17 00:16:08 ET