The Seattle Seahawks( 9-2) hit the practice field Wednesday afternoon with a bounce to their step . The pepness to the step was a result of Sundays 19-7 road win over the Philadelphia Eagles. Up next for the Seahawks will be Mondays Prime Time matchup against the 8-3 Minnesota Vikings.
PRIME TIME OPPORTUNITY
Mondays game will give the Seahawks an opportunity to create some seperation with the Vikings and who like the Seahawks are in tight race for their Division title and a Wild Card Playoff position. The Vikings are tied with the Green Bay for first in the NFC North. A win over the Vikings will keep the Seahawks on the heels of the 10-1 San Francisco who currently lead the NFC WEST.
The Vikings are similar to the Seahawks in that they are a run first, pass second team. The Vikings have the 4th ranked rushing game in the league that is led by Dalvin Cook a speedy, strong, and versatile running back who has good hands.
SPEEDY WIDE OUTS
In addition to Cook who has rushed for 1,017 yards the Vikings offense have two explosive wideouts in Stefon Diggs , Bisi Johnson who are complemented by Tight Ends Kyle Rudolph and Irv Smith Jr.