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3 Stats that Stood Out: Vikings at Seahawks

The Vikings defeated the Seahawks 18-11 on Thursday night in Seattle in the second preseason game for both teams.

Here are three stats that stood out:

68 — yards lost by Seattle on six quarterback sacks; The Vikings first-team defense dropped Russell Wilson four times in the first half. Reserves led by Justin Trattou (1.5 sacks) were able to sack rookie Trevone Boykin twice on the Seahawks final possession; Minnesota allowed just one sack for a loss of eight yards

View exclusive images shot by the team photographer (IG: vikingsphotog) from the Aug. 18 game against the Seahawks.

12 for 111 — number of penalties against Seattle and yards awarded to Minnesota; the Vikings were flagged a total of six times for 90 yards, with most of the damage occurring on a 53-yard pass interference penalty on the game's final possession

47.1 — combined completion percentage for Seattle quarterbacks (16 of 34); Russell Wilson was 5-for-11, Trevon Boykin was 10-for-20, and Jake Heaps was 1-for-3; Wilson completed 68.1 percent of his passes in 2015

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