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Vikings Smashed By Seahawks

Vikings Smashed By Seahawks

The Seahawks ran their home winning streak to 13 games at CenturyLink Field with a 41-20 pasting of the Vikings.  Jarius Wright caught a pair of touchdown passes in the loss.  Adrian Peterson was held to 65 yards on 21 carries as Minnesota fell to 2-and-8.  The Vikings play the Packers in Green Bay this Sunday.

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