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Seahawks postgame notes

The Seahawks sent a franchise record with their 13th consecutive home win.

> The Seahawks improved to 19-6 (.760) in games played before the bye, tied for the best record in the NFL.RECORD BEFORE BYE WEEKSeattle        19-6    .760N.Y. Giants    19-6    .760Dallas        18-7    .720Minnesota    17-8    .680San Francisco    17-8    .680

> With three INTs today, the Seahawks have 16 on the season and are tied for most in the NFL (Buffalo).In the last three ballgames, the Seahawks have totaled 13 passes of 20-or-more yards and 20 runs of 10-or-more yards.

> With three total TDs (2 rush, 1, rec), it was the fourth time in Marshawn Lynch’s career he scored as many in a game and the second time in 2013 (vs. SF - 2-rush, 1-rec). With two rushing TDs, it was the eighth time of his career to rush for two scores in a game, third in 2013.

> Russell Wilson now has 21 career victories, tying Dan Marino for second-most in NFL history through the first two seasons. He trails Ben Roethlisberger (22).

MOST WINS IN FIRST TWO SEASONS OF CAREERBen Roethlisberger, Pit    22Russell Wilson, Sea    21Dan Marino, Mia    21Joe Flacco, Bal        20Matt Ryan, Atl        20

His 151.4 passer rating was a career high. His previous best was 136.3 vs. St. Louis (12/30/12).

> Percy Harvin returned to action for the first time this season and had a 17-yard reception, picking up a third-down conversion. He also subbed Jermaine Kearse (concussion) on kickoff returns and took his first return 58 yards, a season-long for Seattle, and set up a TD just before halftime.

Steven Hauschka scored 11 points vs. the Vikings and now has 104 for the season which leads the NFL.1. Hauschka, Steven (SEA) 1042. Crosby, Mason (GB) 963. Hartley, Garrett (NO) 903. Gostkowski, Stephen (NE) 905. Carpenter, Dan (BUF) 88

Hauschka also connected on his third field goal of 50-or-more yards on the season, a 50-yarder in the first quarter. It is the most 50-yard field goals Hauschka has had in one season. (2 in 2011)

Walter Thurmond – starting for Brandon Browner (groin) – intercepted his first-career pass and returned it 29 yards for a TD.> Clinton 
McDonald intercepted a pass, the first of his career, and returned it 3 yards to the Vikings 15 which set up a field goal. The pass was deflected by Chris Clemons.

With a sack today, Cliff Avril tied Clay Matthews with 35.5 sacks since 2010, tied for eighth in the NFC. He is tied for the team lead (Michael Bennett) with 6.5 sacks in 2013.