Seahawks use big second half to defeat Vikings on MNF

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Seattle Seahawks defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football. The Seahawks won 21-7 over the Vikings at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington.

The Seahawks improved to 8-5 on the season. They are now 4-2 at home.

Seattle has now won four straight games. Besides defeating the Vikings, they also defeated the Green Bay Packers, Carolina Panthers, and San Francisco 49ers during this win streak.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson runs with the ball against the Los Angeles Rams
Russell Wilson runs with the ball against the Los Angeles Rams (Getty Images)

The Vikings fell to 6-6-1 on the season. They are now 2-4-1 on the road.

Minnesota has lost its last two games, both on the road. Besides the loss to the Seahawks, they also lost to the New England Patriots.

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson went 10 of 20 for 72 yards. He also had an interception.

Chris Carson had 22 carries for 90 yards and a touchdown. Wilson had seven carries for 61 yards. Rashaad Penny had eight carries for 44 yards.

Tyler Lockett had five receptions for 42 yards.

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins went 20 of 33 for 208 yards. He also had one touchdown.

Dalvin Cook had 13 carries for 55 yards.

Stefon Diggs had four receptions for 76 yards. Adam Thielen had five receptions for 70 yards. Cook had five receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown.

Seattle had 18 points in the second-half. Carson scored on a two-yard rushing touchdown. Following the touchdown, Wilson hit Lockett for a two-point conversion.

Justin Coleman scored on a 29-yard fumble return. Sebastian Janikowski also made a 35-yard field goal.

Minnesota had seven-points in the second-half. Cousins hit Cook for a six-yard touchdown reception.

The Seahawks led 3-0 at halftime. Janikowski also made a 37-yard field goal.

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