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Pete Carroll 'frustrated' by offense, but not worried

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The Seattle Seahawks' offense hasn't clicked through three preseason games.

While coach Pete Carroll isn't pleased with his struggling first-string unit, he assured fretting fans that the sky is not falling after Saturday's 16-15 victory over the San Diego Chargers.

"We're all a little bit frustrated with it,'' Carroll said, via The Seattle Times. "I'm a little bit frustrated by it. But I'm not worried about it over the long haul.''

The coach noted that Marshawn Lynch -- the offense's engine -- has played sparingly. On Saturday, Lynch earned six yards on two carries and one reception for three yards in his only snaps this preseason.

In six drives Saturday, the Seahawks' No. 1 offense finished with 137 yards, eight first downs and went three-and-out three times. Russell Wilson finished with 7-of-15 passing for 56 yards and a passer rating of 56.6.

The quarterback doesn't sound concerned about the preseason problems.

"We need to finish drives and that's on me,'' Wilson said. "I missed a couple of throws there. But we will hit them. We believe that.''

Wilson specifically struggled connecting with new tight end Jimmy Graham. Twice in Chargers territory Wilson sailed passes high to the towering tight end, leading to field goals instead of touchdowns.

The biggest question mark entering the season is a shaky offensive line. Sans starting left tackle Russell Okung on Saturday, Wilson was sacked just once.

"We are definitely moving the ball," Wilson said. "We just need to finish. That's the most important thing. And we will."

The sky is not falling in Seattle. It's just a little preseason rust.

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