Quick Take: Seahawks-Vikings

In Brief

» Last meeting: Chester Taylor had a franchise-record 95-yard TD run as the Vikings pounded the Seahawks, 31-13, on Oct. 22, 2006.
» Streaks: Seattle has taken three of the past five meetings and has a 6-4 overall series edge.
» Last week: The Seahawks saw their early lead disappear quickly in a 31-20 loss to the Cardinals. ... The Vikings overcame a slow start to knock off the Lions, 27-10.

Keep your eye on ...Sidney Rice's emergence as a go-to receiver: Brett Favre's arrival has led to a breakout season for the third-year receiver out of South Carolina. He leads the NFC with 786 receiving yards and has become one of the league's best deep threats, averaging 17.9 yards per catch. He provides a stiff test for the Seahawks' 22nd-ranked pass defense.

Adrian Peterson's presence: Peterson is once again putting up incredible numbers. He leads the NFC with 917 rushing yards and 11 touchdowns and with Favre keeping defenses honest, Peterson has carved up seven-man fronts whenever he sees them. Containing him will be pivotal for Seattle.

Matt Hasselbeck's accuracy: In order for the Seahawks to win in Minnesota, Hasselbeck has to be at his best. When playing in top form, Hasselbeck completes more than 60 percent of his passes, but he has done so only three times this year (coinciding with the three games Seattle has won). He must be on target against Minnesota.

Did you know?

Seahawks RB Justin Forsett had a career-high 123 rushing yards last week. ... Seattle's T.J. Houshmandzadeh has 344 catches since 2006 -- second-best in the NFL over that span. ... Favre is 4-3 in his career against the Seahawks. ... Minnesota's Percy Harvin leads all rookies with five touchdowns.

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