The Journal Gazette
Monday, December 02, 2019 1:00 am

Tonight's game

The Associated Press

Minnesota at Seattle

When: 8:15 p.m. today


Records: Vikings 8-3; Seahawks 9-2

The skinny: Second straight year Vikings play at Seahawks on Monday night in December. ... Vikings have lost five straight to Seahawks, last winning in 2009 at Metrodome. ... Vikings are 2-7 in last nine seasons in games immediately after bye week. ... Vikings QB Kirk Cousins has longest active streak in league with 177 consecutive pass attempts without interception. Team record is 193, set by Warren Moon in 1995. ... Vikings RB Dalvin Cook became eighth different 1,000-yard rusher in team history in previous game against Broncos, first since Adrian Peterson in 2015. Cook has 1,472 yards from scrimmage, putting him on pace to finish with second most in Vikings history, behind Peterson (2,314) in NFL MVP season in 2012. ... Vikings TE Kyle Rudolph has five TDs and one 2-point conversion catch in last five games. He moved to fifth place on team's all-time list in receptions (415), passing Jake Reed in previous game. ... Seahawks are 28-5-1 in prime-time games under Pete Carroll, including 18-2 at home. ... Win would give Seattle 10 wins in 12 games for fourth-time in franchise history. ... Seahawks QB Russell Wilson first QB in league history to have winning record in each of first eight seasons. Wilson has never won fewer than nine games in season. ... Wilson has 82.0 passer rating in past two after posting 118.2 rating through first nine games. ... RB Rashaad Penny rushed for career-high 129 yards on 14 carries last week vs. Eagles. ... RB Chris Carson needs 121 yards rushing for second straight 1,000-yard season. Carson leads all RBs with seven fumbles. ... WR Tyler Lockett has TD catch in six straight home games. ... Seahawks forced season-high five turnovers last week vs. Eagles, stand third in the NFL with 24 total takeaways. ... DE Jadeveon Clowney (hip) could return after missing last week. ... LB K.J. Wright has double-digit tackles in past three games, needs three tackles to move into third place on franchise all-time list.

– Associated Press

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