Brock Osweiler was 19-of-42 for 184 yards with one touchdown and one interception. In reality, the Seahawks dominated on offense and defense.
On Sunday, October 9, the Minnesota Vikings will play the Houston Texans at U.S. Bank Stadium.
By the time his second season was over, he was emerging as a force.
"Right now, picking up Bradford looks like a really good decision on the part of (general manger) Rick Spielman and the Minnesota Vikings, " Gannon said.
Here's everything you need to know to watch Jets-Steelers game, or follow along as we bring you the play-by-play score, latest updates, live commentary at the comments section below. Although the Texans defense took another hit on Wednesday when the team placed defensive end Devon Still on injured reserve due to a foot injury. Stick around. We've got all of the pre-game analysis before they battle it out.
THE BLAIR WALSH PROJECT: Vikings kicker Blair Walsh ranks 28th in the National Football League with a 72.7 percent field goal rate that wouldn't be as concerning if he hadn't had some struggles the past few years and the infamous miss of a 27-yard try at the end of the one-point loss to the Seattle Seahawks in the playoffs last season.
Mike Zimmer is in his third year as head coach of the Vikings. Also, the team pushes to make good quarterbacks appear bad, which will hinder Texas from reaching the goal in the next match. "So we're hoping to rectify that situation and help him go out and make all his kicks".
U.S. Bank Stadium gets so loud even its own players want the fans to be quiet
The Texans should get a boost by the expected return of veteran left tackle Duane Brown.
When looking at the first four games of the season, games that the Vikings have won by significant margins each week, it's hard not to say that the defense as whole is the MVP of the team.
"What's impressed me most about Sam, not only how smart he is - and he's a very accurate thrower - but how he's fitting into the system", Spielman said. "Just all smiles there". Only two tight ends - Leonhardt and MyCole Pruitt - practiced.
Before that, Bradford had thrown a 36-yard touchdown pass to Thielen and Matt Asiata had scored on a 1-yard touchdown run for a 14-0 lead in the first quarter. They've done it with Adrian Peterson not doing much in the first two games before suffering a serious knee injury.
VIKINGS VULNERABILITY: Clowney has played both end spots in Houston's 3-4 scheme since Watt has been out, so both Vikings tackles will need to be prepared to block the 6-foot-5, 270-pound product of SC.
The Texans are without J.J. Watt for what looks like the rest of the season.
On the offensive side of the ball, the Vikings have lost their starting quarterback, running back, and left tackle in the span of the preseason and their first four regular season games. Smith is an incredibly versatile player who is at the heart of the coverage schemes for the team. He wasn't sacked in the previous game.