Seahawks at Minnesota: Purple Reigned.

The Seahawks headed for Minnesota for the second of three straight games on the road, and ran into a powerful Vikings team.

The day started with Nate Burleson, resplendent in purple, signing autographs with fans on the way from the hotel to the team bus.

Justin Forsett stretched out on the field hours before kickoff.

Deon Butler greeted Seahawks fans who made their way to the Metrodome for the game.

Former teammates Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck chatted during pregame.

Marcus Trufant led the defense down a long flight of stairs from the locker room to the field.

Seattle’s defense came out and applied early pressure, including a sack of Favre by Cory Redding.


Linebacker Aaron Curry stood up Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson at the line of scrimmage.

Seneca Wallace looked for room on a “Senecat” play.

Nate Burleson made a tough catch downfield to put the Seahawks into the red zone.

Darryl Tapp made a tackle on Visanthe Shiancoe near midfield.

Seattle’s defenders led by Leroy Hill and Brandon Mebane ganged up to tackle Minnesota’s Adrian Peterson.

Justin Forsett takes off up the right side with a long gain on a pass reception.

T.J. Houshmandzadeh takes off upfield after catching a pass in the flat during the second half.

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