Seattle Seahawks at Minnesota Vikings

SUNDAY, SEPT. 26, 2021 // 4:25 PM ET // U.S. BANK STADIUM // REFEREE: CLAY MARTIN

 

ON THE AIRWAVES

TV: FOX (4:25 PM ET): Kevin Kugler, Mark Sanchez, Laura Okmin (field reporter)
SIRIUS: 85 (Sea.), 77 (Min.) | XM: 385 (Sea.), 228 (Min.) | SXM App: 828 (Sea.), 820 (Min.)

 

REGULAR-SEASON SERIES HISTORY

LEADER: Seahawks lead all-time series, 12-5
STREAKS: Seahawks have won past 6
LAST GAME: 10/11/20: Vikings 26 at Seahawks 27
LAST GAME AT SITE: 12/6/15: Seahawks 38, Vikings 7

 

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS LEADERS MINNESOTA VIKINGS

L 33-30 vs. Tennessee (OT) LAST WEEK L 34-33 at Arizona
Pete Carroll: 8-1 COACH VS. OPP. Mike Zimmer: 0-5
29.0/24.5 PTS. FOR/AGAINST 28.5/30.5
389.0 OFFENSE 411.0
Russell Wilson: 40-54-597-6-0-146.9 (1L) PASSING Kirk Cousins: 58-81-595-5-0-112.9
Chris Carson: 29-122-4.2-2 RUSHING Dalvin Cook: 42-192-4.6-1
Tyler Lockett: 12-278-23.2-3 RECEIVING Adam Thielen: 15-131-8.7-3
434.0 DEFENSE 420.0
Six tied: 1 SACKS Danielle Hunter: 4
– INTs Nick Vigil, Xavier Woods: 1
+1 (2/1) TAKE/GIVE +1 (2/1)
Michael Dickson: 45.0 (37.8) PUNTING (NET) Jordan Berry: 48.7 (43.2)
Jason Myers: 10 (7/8 PAT; 1/1 FG) KICKING Greg Joseph: 15 (6/7 PAT; 3/4 FG)

 

SEAHAWKS NOTES

• QB RUSSELL WILSON passed for 343 yards & 2 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 128.8 rating in Week 2. Is 1 of 2 QBs (PATRICK MAHOMES) with 2+ TD passes & 125+ rating in each of 1st 2 games of season. Has 14 TDs (13 pass, 1 rush) vs. 3 INTs for 110.8 rating in 6 career starts vs. Min. Passed for 274 yards & had 4 TDs (3 pass, 1 rush) vs. 0 INTs for 146 rating in last road meeting. Has 99 regular-season wins & can join HOFer PEYTON MANNING (105) as only QBs with 100+ reg. season wins in 1st 10 seasons in NFL history.

• RB CHRIS CARSON had 2 rush TDs in Week 2, his 6th-career 2+ TD game. Has 278 scrimmage yards (92.7 per game) & 3 rush TDs  in 3 career games vs. Min. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Min. with 75+ scrimmage yards & rush TD.

• WR TYLER LOCKETT had 8 catches for 178 yards & rec. TD in Week 2. Became 4th WR since 1990 with multiple 60+ yard TD catches in team’s 1st 2 games of season. Can become 5th WR with 100+ rec. yards & TD catch in each of team’s 1st 3 games of season. WR DK METCALF had 93 rec. yards & 2 TD catches in last meeting. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Min. with 75+ rec. yards.

• LB BOBBY WAGNER had career-high 20 tackles & sack in Week 2, 1st player with 20+ tackles in single game since KWON ALEXANDER (21 tackles on 12/18/16). Had 14 tackles in last meeting. S JAMAL ADAMS had 9 tackles & 3 TFL in only career game vs. Min. (10/21/18 w/ NYJ). Has 6.5 sacks in his past 7 on road. S QUANDRE DIGGS tied his career-high with 10 tackles last week. Aims for his 3rd in row with 9+ tackles.

 

VIKINGS NOTES

• QB KIRK COUSINS passed for 244 yards & 3 TDs vs. 0 INTs for 122.4 rating last week. Aims for his 5th in row with 2+ TD passes & 100+ rating. Has 90+ rating in 16 consecutive games & surpassed HOFers PEYTON MANNING (15 games) & STEVE YOUNG (15) for 2nd-longest streak in NFL history. Passed for 2,270 yards (283.8 per game) & 22 TDs vs. 8 INTs for 111.1 rating in 8 home starts in 2020.

• RB DALVIN COOK had 148 scrimmage yards (131 rush, 17 rec.) in Week 2. Had 1,079 scrimmage yards (154.1 per game) & 7 rush TDs in 7 home games last season. Has 150+ scrimmage yards in 5 of his past 6 at home. Aims for his 4th in row vs. Sea. with TD. Since 2019, ranks 2nd in NFL in scrimmage yards (3,824) & 3rd in scrimmage TDs (31).

• WR JUSTIN JEFFERSON had 6 catches for 65 yards & rec. TD in Week 2. Aims for his 6th in row with 5+ catches. Had 48 catches for 812 yards (101.5 per game) & 7 rec. TDs in 8 home games in 2020. WR ADAM THIELEN had rec. TD last week. Had 8 rec. TDs in 7 home games last season. Had 9 catches for 80 yards & 2 TDs in last meeting. WR K.J. OSBORN had 1st-career TD catch in Week 2. Aims for his 3rd in row with 5+ catches & 75+ rec. yards.

• DE DANIELLE HUNTER had 3 sacks last week, his 3rd-career 3+ sack game. Has 10 sacks in his past 7. Aims for his 3rd in row vs. Sea. with sack. LB ERIC KENDRICKS aims for his 4th in row with 10+ tackles. LB NICK VIGIL had 38-yard INT-TD last week.