Wilson ties Manning's mark with 16th TD pass

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Brady HendersonESPN

For the first time this season, the Seattle Seahawks didn’t need an MVP-like performance from Russell Wilson to carry them to a victory.

But even with Chris Carson‘s legs doing some of the heavy lifting Sunday and Seattle’s embattled defense holding up its end of the bargain, Wilson continued to etch his name in the NFL record books.

He threw two more touchdown passes in the Seahawks’ 31-23 win over the Miami Dolphins. That gives him 16 TDs this season, tying Peyton Manning’s record from 2013 for the most through a team’s first four games. Wilson set the record for most TDs through three games last week with 14.

“Russ for MVP 2020,” wide receiver DK Metcalf stumped postgame.

The Seahawks improved to 4-0 for just the second time in franchise history. They also did so in 2013, the season they won Super Bowl XLVIII.

Carson was a question mark for much of the week after suffering what coach Pete Carroll called a first-degree knee strain on a controversial tackle last week against the Dallas Cowboys. He started against Miami and scored his first two rushing touchdowns of

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