- Associated Press - Thursday, December 3, 2015

SEATTLE (6-5) at MINNESOTA (8-3)

Sunday, 1 p.m. ET, Fox

OPENING LINE - Seahawks by 1

RECORD VS. SPREAD - Seahawks 4-6-1, Vikings 9-2

SERIES RECORD - Seahawks lead 8-5

LAST MEETING - Seahawks beat Vikings 41-20, Nov. 17, 2013

LAST WEEK - Seahawks beat Steelers 39-30; Vikings beat Falcons 20-10

AP PRO32 RANKING - Seahawks No. 7, Vikings No. 6

SEAHAWKS OFFENSE - OVERALL (8), RUSH (2), PASS (22).

SEAHAWKS DEFENSE - OVERALL (4), RUSH (5), PASS (9).

VIKINGS OFFENSE - OVERALL (28), RUSH (1), PASS (31).

VIKINGS DEFENSE - OVERALL (9), RUSH (20), PASS (4).

STREAKS, STATS AND NOTES - Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was Vikings DB coach from 1985-89. Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell held same job with Vikings from 2006-10. … Vikings TE Rhett Ellison, DE Everson Griffen and LT Matt Kalil all played at USC under Carroll. … Seahawks trail Arizona by three games in NFC West with five to play. They’ve scored 100 points over last three games. … Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has won both previous starts vs. Vikings, with five TDs and no interceptions for 139.2 passer rating. … Seahawks rookie RB Thomas Rawls leads NFL with average of 5.6 yards per rush, replacing injured starter Marshawn Lynch. … Seahawks DE Cliff Avril has seven sacks and three forced fumbles in last eight games vs. Vikings. … With one game lead over Green Bay, Vikings are chasing first NFC North title since 2009, the last time the Seahawks visited. They have three of next four games at home. … Vikings RB Adrian Peterson, who leads league in rushing, has 18 career games of 150-plus yards. That’s a three-way tie for fourth-most in history, trailing Barry Sanders (25). Everyone ahead of and tied with Peterson on the list is in Pro Football Hall of Fame. … Half of Vikings’ eight interceptions this season have come in last three weeks, including three by Terence Newman. … At 9-4, Vikings have highest home winning percentage in NFL history by team playing in temporary stadium. … Fantasy tips: Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has worked way back into starting consideration. He has 13 catches for 159 yards and a TD over past two games. … Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin has 339 yards and four TDs over last three games.

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