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NFL preseason: Seahawks stop Saints

September 2, 2001

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— Matt Hasselbeck passed for two touchdowns in his first two series and Seattle completed its preseason with a 28-14 victory over New Orleans on Saturday.

Deuce McAllister, New Orleans' first-round pick from Mississippi, rushed for 108 yards on 19 carries, all in the first half as Ricky Williams sat out the game. McAllister also had a 36-yard punt return in the second half.

Hasselbeck had a 60-yard TD pass to Darrell Jackson and a 12-yard scoring pass to Karsten Bailey in the opening period before he came out.

Jake Delhomme, New Orleans' third-string quarterback, completed 22 of 29 passes for 245 yards and two touchdowns, with one interception.

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