Seahawks take over first place in NFC West, beat Vikings

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Dalvin Cook injury update: Vikings RB exits with shoulder injury vs. Seahawks

Ford started the game, and Griffin played special teams and on defense as a situational edge rusher.

Metcalf caught six passes for a team-leading 75 yards against the Vikings, but he has lost three fumbles this season, second only to Chris Carson's six lost fumbles.

The two running backs were devastatingly effective against the Vikings.

While some sites have said that Harrison Smith also struggled, he seemed fine, although he was injured in the fourth quarter of the Broncos game.

Cook exited in the third quarter after fumbling. WR David Moore, who finished with two catches for 65 yards, was on the receiving end of Wilson's other passing touchdown.

On offense, Cousins had an off-night (by his 2019 standards), but considering yet another odd offensive game plan from the powers that be on the Vikings sidelines, it's hard to really blame him. Left tackle Riley Reiff did not play in the second half due a concussion. According to NFL Next Gen Stats, Wilson went 5-of-5 for 105 yards and a 60-yard touchdown pass when Rhodes was the nearest defender on Monday. With Minnesota losing two divisional games, the Packers are in a good position to take the division. He did have two touchdowns late in the game, one to a wide-open Laquon "I'm Not Dead Yet" Treadwell, and another attractive, one-armed catch by underused tight end Kyle Rudolph.

As mentioned before, the Seahawks almost blew a 34-17 lead in the quarter. On Minnesota's first play of the next possession, Cook was stripped by Rasheem Green, and Bradley McDougald recovered. If he could play, why wouldn't he be in the game? The defense - which scored its first touchdown since November 4, 2018, on Anthony Harris' interception return - also allowed a season-worst 16 rushing first downs (more than double the previous season high of seven in Green Bay) and four touchdowns to the Seahawks offense.

His play is just above average for quarterbacks, but he can be erratic at times behind center. But Minnesota only had the lead because Russell Wilson hit a batted pass up instead of down and the Vikings returned the interception for a touchdown.

Seattle piled up positive yards on a consistent basis as Minnesota's front seven parted like the Red Sea in ancient times.

But it was that interception. And the Vikings had the ball for just 20:15 while the Seahawks held the ball for 39:45.

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