Vikings Fall to Seahawks, 41-20

The Vikings were dismantled by the Seahawks, 41-20, in Seattle.

Christian Ponder was marred by turnovers, going 13 for 22 with 129 yards passing, one touchdown, two picks and one fumble. Russell Wilson put up better numbers for the Seahawks, and wound up 13 for 18 with 230 yards passing, two touchdowns and no interceptions.

Toby Gerhart ran for 67 yards on seven carries. Jarius Wright was a highlight, catching three balls for 69 yards while adding two touchdowns.

The Minnesota defense allowed 93 yards rushing and 236 passing. They brought down Wilson for one sack.

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was impressive, churning out 54 yards rushing and three touchdowns. Tight end Zach Miller also had a good game with 69 receiving yards.

The Vikings head to Green Bay next week to face the Packers (5-5) while the Seahawks host the Saints (8-2).


Vikings Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
F 55 C. Ponder 13 22 129 1 2
- - M. Cassel 5 13 78 1 1


Seahawks Passing Leaders
Grade Name Comp Att Yds TDs Int
A- 92 R. Wilson 13 18 230 2 0
- - T. Jackson 1 3 6 0 0


Vikings Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
B 84 T. Gerhart RB 7 67 9.6 0
C 76 A. Peterson RB 21 65 3.1 0
F 55 C. Ponder QB 5 0 .0 0


Seahawks Rushing Leaders
Grade Name P Att Yds YdsA TDs
A 93 M. Lynch RB 17 54 3.2 2
D+ 67 R. Turbin RB 7 17 2.4 0
A- 92 R. Wilson QB 2 14 7.0 0


Vikings Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
A+ 100 J. Wright WR 3 69 23.0 2
A- 91 J. Carlson TE 5 69 13.8 0
C 74 C. Patterson WR 3 28 9.3 0


Seahawks Receiving Leaders
Grade Name P Rec Yds YdsA TDs
B 84 Z. Miller TE 4 69 17.2 0
B 83 D. Baldwin WR 2 63 31.5 1
D+ 69 R. Lockette WR 1 27 27.0 0