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Flowers overcomes illness, continues to grow for Seahawks

Dec. 6, 2019 7:17 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tre Flowers was throwing up into trashcans and practicing with a surgical mask on at times last week as the flu had hit him and several teammates ahead of the Seahawks' Monday night win over the Minnesota Vikings. Flowers was determined to practice despite his illness and used the mask...

Vikings start division home slate against reeling Lions

Dec. 5, 2019 8:10 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings brought back little to show from a trip to one of the toughest places to play in the NFL. Other than additional injuries to important players and perhaps some pride in a fourth-quarter rally in Seattle that fell a bit short, that is. There's a reward waiting for...

Seahawks-Rams Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 4:06 PM EST

SEATTLE (10-2) at LOS ANGELES RAMS (7-5) Sunday, 8:20 p.m. ET, NBC OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 2 1/2 RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seattle 7-5, Los Angeles Rams 8-4 SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 24-19 LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Rams 30-29, Oct. 3 LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Vikings 37-30; Rams beat Cardinals 34-7 AP PRO32...

Lions-Vikings Preview Capsule

Dec. 5, 2019 9:31 AM EST

DETROIT (3-8-1) at MINNESOTA (8-4) Sunday, 1 p.m. EST, Fox OPENING LINE — Vikings by 14 RECORD VS. SPREAD — Lions 5-7; Vikings 6-6 SERIES RECORD — Vikings lead 75-39-2 LAST MEETING — Vikings beat Lions 42-30, Oct. 20 LAST WEEK — Lions lost to Bears 24-20; Vikings lost to...

Struggling Vikings CB Rhodes sorry for sideline helmet slam

Dec. 4, 2019 10:56 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — In the snapshot of how and when the Minnesota Vikings let their critical game at Seattle slip away, Xavier Rhodes was squarely in the frame. The struggling seventh-year cornerback said Wednesday he's sorry about the way he handled the attention. Late in the third quarter, with the...

Running duo of Carson, Penny exactly what Seahawks want

Dec. 3, 2019 5:58 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — When it comes to the foundation of what Pete Carroll wants from his offense, it’s always based around the run. It was that way in college when he was winning titles at Southern California. It’s been that way during his 10 seasons at the helm of the Seattle Seahawks. But...

Vikings still on track for playoffs, but questions persist

Dec. 3, 2019 4:54 PM EST

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Vikings remain on a clear track for the playoffs, closer in perception to the four teams ahead of them in the NFC than the pack behind. After their setback in Seattle on Monday night, though, there’s a persistent question about whether they can produce a complete,...

Seahawks take over 1st place in NFC West, beat Vikings 37-30

Dec. 3, 2019 6:27 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — By the time the playoffs arrive, the Seattle Seahawks are going to feel just fine in a close, tight game. Even when they’re comfortably ahead, the Seahawks have a way of making the final minutes more than a little unnerving. “Close games are cool, aren’t they? I like...

Vikings can’t finish another 2nd half rally in 37-30 loss

Dec. 3, 2019 1:41 AM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — When he came out for the start of the second half, Kyle Rudolph knew the Minnesota Vikings had a chance to take control. They had a seven-point lead. They had the ball to start the final 30 minutes. After scoring on their final possession of the first half, the opportunity was there for...

Seahawks have Clowney, Reed, Kendricks ready vs. Vikings

Dec. 2, 2019 7:02 PM EST

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have all of their questionable defensive standouts available for the game against the Minnesota Vikings with Jadeveon Clowney, Jarran Reed, Mychal Kendricks and Al Woods all active. Seattle’s only injury question that won’t play is tight end Luke Willson,...