The 2016 NFL playoffs continue Sunday, Jan. 10 as the Seattle Seahawks travel to meet the Minnesota Vikings in an NFC wild-card game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota.he game will be broadcast on NBC. Al Michaels will be the play-by-play man, Cris Collinsworth will be the color analyst and Michele Tafoya will be the sideline reporter.
Kickoff time: 12:05 p.m. Central, 1:05 p.m. Eastern
Records: Seahawks are 10-6, Vikings are 11-5
Odds: Seahawks -5, Over/under: 39.5
SEAHAWKS: OUT: TE Luke Willson (concussion). QUESTIONABLE: RB Marshawn Lynch (abdomen). PROBABLE: DE Michael Bennett (toe), S Kam Chancellor (pelvis), DT Jordan Hill (toe), CB Jeremy Lane (oblique), WR Tyler Lockett (hip), T Russell Okung (calf), G J.R. Sweezy (concussion).
VIKINGS: OUT: DT Kenrick Ellis (ankle). PROBABLE: DE Everson Griffen (shoulder), DT Linval Joseph (foot), RB Adrian Peterson (back), WR Adam Thielen (shoulder, back).
Streaks, stats and notes: Forecast calling for high temperature near zero degrees. … Teams have never met in postseason. Seahawks have won three straight vs. Vikings, by total score of 109-47. … Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is 7-3 in playoffs, qualifying for fourth year in row. … Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, one of seven Pro Bowl picks on team, led NFL with 110.1 passer rating. He’s first in league history with 4,000-plus yards passing, 500-plus yards rushing and 30-plus TDs passing in one season. Wilson’s career postseason average of 9.01 yards per pass attempt is best in NFL history. … RB Marshawn Lynch, expected to return from abdominal injury that kept him out of last seven games, has met 100-yard rushing mark in six of 10 career playoff games. … Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin tied for league lead with 14 TDs. … Seattle finished first in NFL in points allowed (17.3 per game) for fourth straight year. … Vikings reached playoffs for first time since 2012 and won NFC North for first time since 2009. … Vikings are 11-5 in two seasons at TCF Bank Stadium at University of Minnesota, best winning percentage in league history by team in temporary home. … Vikings RB Adrian Peterson led league in rushing (1,485 yards) for third time in career. Peterson rushed for 125-plus yards in five games this year and has 30 in career, sixth most in league history. … Vikings WR Stefon Diggs had team-high 52 catches in 13 games, third most by rookie in franchise history behind Randy Moss (69, 1998) and Percy Harvin (60, 2009). .. Vikings kicker Blair Walsh led NFL with 34 FGs made in 39 tries. … Vikings had fewest penalties (88) accepted against them in league.