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Those two were among the players hit hardest by a flu bug that started making its way through the Seahawks locker room midway through last week. They combined to lose at least 22 pounds by their counts, then made two of the biggest plays of the Seahawks’ 37-30 win over the Minnesota Vikings: an interception by Flowers and a 60-yard touchdown reception by Moore.
Six Seahawks were listed on the final injury report of the week with an illness. Several of them were sent home. Flowers stuck around and practiced with an antiviral facemask covering his mouth. At one point Wednesday, he vomited in a garbage can between plays.
“That’s the first time I’ve ever seen somebody do that — practice with a mask,” linebacker K.J. Wright said. “But he battled. He was sick, but he came back and got his IVs and made it happen.”
Moore didn’t practice Friday or Saturday. The Seahawks had Thursday off for Thanksgiving.
“It was on Thanksgiving Day. I was just like,