SEATTLE -- With one explosive play after another in the second half, the Seahawks quickly blew up all the angst they had built up in their fan base in the first half.
Surprisingly behind at halftime to an injury-riddled Indianapolis team that was almost a two-touchdown underdog, Seattle used its best two quarters of the season to turn the game into the hoped-for feel-good rout, beating the Colts 46-18.
The Seahawks improved to 2-2 as they now prepare for an early NFC West showdown next Sunday at the surprising 3-1 Los Angeles Rams.
Seattle trailed 15-10 at the break, and was outgained 205-140 in a mistake-filled half that ended in fitting fashion on a missed Blair Walsh field goal.
But if it seemed lifeless in the first half, Seattle was simply electric in the second with touchdown drives of 85, 75, 74 and 84 sandwiching a fumble return for a touchdown by Bobby Wagner, giving the Seahawks 29 points in the span of 13:19.
Seattle outgained the Colts 180-11 in the third quarter with the only blemish an interception off the hands of Jimmy Graham that led to a Colts' field goal.
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