October 15, 2012
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Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez caught a pass from Tom Brady and stiff armed Seatle linebacker K.J. Wright as he picked up some yardage after the catch.
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Patriots wide receiver Wes Welker headed into the end zone with a first quarter 46-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Tom Brady.
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson scrambled with the ball in the first half.
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Wes Welker of the New England Patriots is hit by Jeron Johnson of the Seattle Seahawks after a reception.
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Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas broke up a pass in the first half.
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New England Patriots receiver Wes Welker, scored a touchdown ahead of Seattle Seahawks' Earl Thomas in the first half.
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Seattle Seahawk Doug Baldwin caught a touchdown as New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington tried to defend the pass in the first half.
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Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski was upended by Earl Thomas in the first half.
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Patriots receiver Brandon Lloyd was brought down by Richard Sherman in the first half.
Seattle wide receiver Doug Baldwin jumped to grab a first quarter touchdown pass from quarterback Russell Wilson.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson scrambled against the New England Patriots in the first half.
Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman celebrated after intercepting a pass in the third quarter.
Patriots wide reciever Brandon Lloyd appeared to injure his shoulder after he dove and missed a pass late in the game.
New England Patriots running back Stevan Ridley is upended by Richard Sherman in the second half.
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Wes Welker charged into the Seahawks defense in the second half.
Bobby Wagner, right, celebrated with Richard Sherman after Sherman intercepted a pass in the second half.
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Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson ran from Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo in the second half.
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Seahawks receiver Braylon Edwards, right, celebrated with Golden Tate after catching a touchdown pass as Patriots linebacker Jerod Mayo looked on.
Tight end Rob Gronkowski battled for yards in the second half.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady pointed to an official after being called for intentionally grounding the ball in the second half.
Brady connected with Wes Welker on the Patriots' last offensive play of the day, but the team failed to get a first down.
A sullen Patriots defensive lineman Vince Wilfork sat on the bench near the end of Sunday's loss.
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This Patriots fan was both wet and unhappy as she watched from an end zone seat.
Patriots quarterback Tom Brady was greeted by Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson after the game.
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Seahawks owner Paul Allen raised his fist as he walked off the field following the victory.