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Turning point: 'D' allowed extensive drives

The Vikings' passing game was bad, but their run defense didn't help the situation. The Seahawks had five drives of nine plays or more – at least one in each quarter – that helped keep them in control of the game.

In a game that featured numerous big plays for big yardage, what led to Seattle's 30-20 win over the Vikings was being able to string together long drives – one in each quarter – against a beleaguered Vikings defense that created the turning point of the game. One thing the Vikings knew coming into Sunday's game was that Seattle and rookie quarterback Russell Wilson try to move the ball... Recommended Stories

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