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NFL: Minnesota 31, Seattle 13

Oct. 22, 2006 at 10:37 PM   |   Comments

SEATTLE, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Chester Taylor rushed for 169 yards and a touchdown on 26 carries Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings beat Seattle, 31-13.

Taylor scored on a 95-yard run in the third quarter.

Brad Johnson was 15-for-24 for 171 yards, one touchdown and no interceptions, Marcus Robinson caught four passes for 77 yards and one touchdown, Ryan Longwell kicked two field goals and Mewelde Moore threw a touchdown pass for the Vikings (4-2), who snapped Seattle's 12-game home winning streak.

The Seahawks (4-2) again played without MVP running back Shaun Alexander, who sat out his third straight game with a cracked bone in his left foot. Quarterback Matt Hasselbeck was injured on Seattle's opening possession in the second half when Vikings linebacker E.J. Henderson rolled into his right knee on a third down pass play.

Back-up Seneca Wallace went 14-for-25 for 135 yards and two interceptions.

Josh Brown kicked two field goals.

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