PLAY OF THE GAME
Russell Wilson hit Golden Tate for an 11-yard TD to put Seattle ahead 20-14 with 44 seconds left in the first half.
Details: On second-and-1 at the Vikings' 11, Wilson (3) threw a short pass to Tate (81), and he avoided Antoine Winfield (26) and Jasper Brinkley (54) before jumping over Josh Robinson (21) at the goal line. Everson Griffen (97) knocked the ball from Tate's hands, but he had already crossed the goal line.
BEYOND THE BOXSCORE
Home stretch looms for North teams
Consecutive losses have dropped the Vikings 2 1/2 games behind NFC North-leading Chicago. Here are the records and the remaining schedules for the four NFC North teams:
Chicago (7-1): Houston, at San Francisco, Vikings, Seattle, at Vikings, Green Bay, at Arizona, at Detroit.
Green Bay (6-3): Bye, at Detroit, at N.Y. Giants, Vikings, Detroit, at Chicago, Tennessee, at Vikings.
Vikings (5-4): Detroit, bye, at Chicago, Green Bay, Chicago, at St. Louis, at Houston, Green Bay.
Detroit (4-4): At Vikings, Green Bay, Houston, Indianapolis, at Green Bay, at Arizona, Atlanta, Chicago.
Vikings WR Jerome Simpson vs. Seahawks CB Richard Sherman
Sherman. Simpson was targeted twice, caught one pass.
"I felt like [Robinson] was going to go low. Sometimes I'm wrong, sometimes I'm right."
-- Golden Tate on his TD leap