DK Metcalf scores game-winning TD, as Seahawks defeat Vikings in Seattle

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher

The Seattle Seahawks had their backs against the wall. They were facing a fourth-and-goal situation late in the game.

Russell Wilson guided the Seahawks to a come-from-behind win against the Minnesota Vikings at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks won 27-26 over the Vikings.

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver DK Metcalf catches a touchdown in the end zone against the Minnesota Vikings
DK Metcalf catches a touchdown in the end zone against the Minnesota Vikings (Photo by the Associated Press/John Froschauer)

Wilson hit DK Metcalf on 4th and 6 with 20 seconds left in the game for the game-winning touchdown. The Seahawks two-point conversion failed.

On the following possession, the Vikings could not get into scoring position. Thus, the game was over.

Seattle leads the all-time series with the win 13-5. In fact, the Seahawks have won seven straight games against the Vikings.

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With the win, the Seahawks are now 5-0 on the season. The Vikings fell to 1-4.

Seattle is leading the NFC West standings. Minnesota; however, is the worst team in the NFC North.

The Vikings may have lost starting running back Dalvin Cook for significant time. He suffered a groin injury after having 65 rushing yards and 24 receiving yards.

Wilson, the Seahawks quarterback, went 20 of 32 for 217 yards. He had three touchdown passes and one interception.

Wilson also had five carries for 58 yards. Metcalf had six receptions for 93 yards and two touchdowns.

Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins went 27 of 39 for 249 yards. He threw two touchdown passes and one interception.

Alexander Mattison had 20 carries for 112 yards. Adam Thielen had nine receptions for 80 yards and two touchdowns.

At one point in the game, the Vikings were leading 13-0. However, after halftime, the Seahawks went on a 27-14 run to end the game.

Metcalf had the aforementioned two touchdown receptions. Will Dissly also had a touchdown reception, while Chris Carson had a rushing touchdown.

Thielen had two touchdown receptions for the Vikings. Cook also scored a rushing touchdown before his departure.

Dan Bailey also made two field goals for Minnesota.

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