Originally written on Fox Sports North  |  Last updated 11/4/12
The Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks didn't end the first half of the season how they wanted. Both are hoping the second half starts on a positive note Sunday.The Vikings will try to rebound from their most lopsided loss of the year and hand a third consecutive defeat to the Seahawks, who seek their best start at home since 2005.This game features the NFL's top rushers, with Minnesota's Adrian Peterson (775 yards) having a slight lead on Seattle's Marshawn Lynch (757). Both are coming off a second straight 100-yard game but had season lows in carries - 12 for Lynch and 15 for Peterson - and their teams both lost.The Vikings (5-3) have yet to drop back-to-back games and enter this matchup after nine days off. They got no closer than 13 points in the second half of their last game, falling 36-17 to Tampa Bay on Oct. 25 for their first home loss.Minnesota plays five of its final eight games on the road, with two apiece against Chicago and Green Bay as well a matchup at AFC-best H...
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