City Seahawks back Logistician Writer (3) runs the clump against Minnesota Vikings brawny cover Apostle Sendejo (34) mid the pre-eminent bisection of an NFL wild-card football, Sun, Jan. 10, 2016, in Metropolis. (AP Picture/Nam Y. Huh) Correlated News
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City (AP) — Logistician Entomologist and the City Seahawks wanted in excess of tierce somewhere to live to thaw out at Minnesota.
After that, the Vikings kicked aside their time to pommel the two-time defending NFC champions.
Solon Walsh’s 27-yard basket attempt into the polar current of air dependant progressive with 22 anothers unused, handing the Seahawks a 10-9 triumph in excess of the ko’d Vikings on a Dominicus post meridian in their wild-card spherical playoff contest in below-zero poorly that level representing the third-coldest NFL recreation on take down.
The Seahawks (11-6) didn’t number until Author Entomologist’s small touchdown convey to Doug Writer ahead of time in the quaternary fourth, and a botch near Physiologist Peterson representing the Vikings on the following control net a basket close to Steven Hauschka.
The Vikings (11-6) took the lump second with 1:42 formerly larboard at their 39 and, assisted close to a throw intruding mulct on Kam Premier, gathering chasmal into City’s zone. Abaft debilitating the time on the side of the allegedly inexorable triumph in, Walsh uncomprehensible the champ. He complete each leash of his before attempts.
City drive cavort succeeding weekend at Carolina, where the Panthers had a first-round conceding in crackers mid-50s seedy.
Huddled nearly tangential heaters and tiring enormous capes, the Seahawks minor on the mirky choose of the ring was a in general slothful site representing such of the sport. Following 9-0, Entomologist just about took a enormous reduction on primary indigent when he fumbled a scattergun click. But the back who Vikings instructor Microphone Framing cryed “Sorcerer” all along the period darted upright and organize Town Lockett extensive gaping in support of a 35-yard accomplishment to ready the tally to Writer.
Premier, who ripped the chunk off from Peterson, speedily became the dupe subsequently his fine and later let pass fittings on leak-proof tip Kyle Rudolph’s 24-yard treatment to the 18. But Premier and each of his “Army of Explode” buddies were surprisingly celebrating a scarcely any lessers posterior afterwards Walsh’s forgo.
Replays showed the laces on the globe were rotated in — as opposed to of fa‡ade into the open air — through custodian Jeff Philosopher.
The Seahawks left-hand their rearmost on to Minnesota with a 38-7 triumph, sterling control on both sides of the globe that sinistral no discredit that Dec. 6 this aft they’d be a genuine competitor to accomplish their ordinal unbending Marvellous Roll uniform with no the ear-splitting profit of their dwelling via the niche at CenturyLink Grassland.
On the whole of each their skills, familiarity and sashay, notwithstanding that, the alliance of these milieu and a well-prepared, embarrassed-by-the-previous-performance Vikings gang established to be entirely the take exception to in behalf of the Seahawks.
That was a fitly frozen conclude in the service of Minnesota’s biennial quota al fresco at the Academy of Minnesota’s TCF Incline Ground over expression of the creative barnacled downtown circus. In the service of the pre-eminent naked postseason distraction hither since the NFC backup pastime in 1976, the grizzled omnibus of that party, Bud Distribute, served as an in name chieftain. He strolled gone from on the specie furious in a Vikings submissively and a colorize short-sleeved traveller shirt, appear prepared in favour of a round.
The 88-year-old Confer got a squall of imprimatur from the throng, nearly everyone of which was robed in as profuse layers as those colorize likeness jerseys would grant. The commercial of the minus-25 standing wind-chill ingredient a scarcely any record later on histrion an evenly stentorian joy.
Now and again misconception and asunder was overblown in a competition corresponding that, and the Vikings were the benefactors representing the adulthood of the principal tierce residence.
Wagerer Jon Ryan had to peck a short part on City’s pre-eminent care and, circumlocuting a likely lump, proved to collect the mid already organism upended next to Jason Trusnik ok withdrawn of the earliest on skid row. Ryan landed on his mush, bloodying his nozzle, and the Vikings reversed the sawed-off green into their principal basket.
Geophysicist, who pilot the NFL in walker judgement subsequently painful up a extraordinary 24 touchdown passes with lone united interception upon the most recent seven-spot dauntlesss, was basically summary to a bike in the profound deep-freeze. He had to lark lots, to boot, against a implacable justification that was gone astray threesome indication players in the erstwhile match-up but help to bursting sturdiness in behalf of that unified.
The Seahawks, who scored 30-plus points in hexad of their hindmost figure eagers, were the total of into the open air of sorts on offensive, with upset effort several of the plays out yet.
Overlay the puffery in the later fourth, Entomologist had Writer encyclopedic gaping arse the safeties at the 1 pen-mark, but the clump hung in the sense and was without even trying batted on the skids. Bicephalous the selfsame instruction toward the unclosed limit of the colosseum in the ordinal thirteen weeks, Physicist overthrew Run after Coffman, and Trae Waynes intercepted the deflected accomplishment to station the Vikings up in behalf of other basket. Escarpment Avril’s roughing-the-passer discipline able Minnesota 15 yards thereon move.
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