SEATTLE — Rashaad Penny scored one landing dashing and one receiving, Russell Wilson hit David Moore for a 60-yard TD go, and the Seattle Seahawks constructed an enormous second-half lead earlier than holding off the Minnesota Vikings for a 37-30 win Monday night time.
Seattle (10-2) moved right into a tie with San Francisco atop of the NFC West however holds the tiebreaker. The Seahawks have the within observe to the division title with 4 video games left.
Minnesota (Eight-Four) fell a recreation behind Inexperienced Bay within the NFC North and is just one recreation forward of the Los Angeles Rams within the wild-card race. They could have misplaced star working again Dalvin Prepare dinner to a shoulder damage when he fumbled halfway by way of the third quarter in what turned a serious turning level.
Wilson wasn’t nice, however he got here up with key performs as Seattle gained its fifth straight. He had a forgettable first-half second making an attempt to bat down a deflected go solely to observe Anthony Harris intercept the ball and return it for a landing. Wilson was 21 of 31 for 240 yards.
The important thing was the working of Penny and Chris Carson. Seattle rushed for 218 yards, probably the most allowed by Minnesota this season. Carson had 102, together with a 1-yard TD. Penny added 74. The Vikings had been giving up simply 94 yards per recreation dashing.