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The Seattle Seahawks worst fear came true as defensive end Chris Clemons will miss the rest of the playoffs with a torn anterior cruciate ligament and meniscus in his left knee, reports NFL.com's Ian Rapoport.
The Seahawks will face the top-seeded Atlanta Falcons Sunday without their top pass rusher.Clemons led the team with 11.5 sacks this season, recording 40 tackles, three forced fumbles and four passes defended.
The typical timetable for a return after surgery and rehabilitation for Clemons is nine months.
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We need to know, who is hotter?
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Following the Seattle Seahawks emotional 24-14 victory over the Washington Redskins Sunday, Redskins Pro Bowl left tackle Trent Williams went after Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and the two men exchanged words. Seconds later, Williams shoved Sherman in the face.“Just high emotions, man, and, you know, I let them get the best of me. It is nobody’s fault but mine,” Click...
Redskins’ Quarterback RGIII tweeks injured knee on FedEx Field’s terrible turf in playoff loss
You would think that field conditions would not be an issue in a wild-card playoff game on a dry surface, but that assumption is far from the truth as FedEx Field strikes again where it hurts the most.
There were flocks of ‘Tweets’ as many blamed the field conditions for Robert...
LANDOVER, Md. -- In the spotlight of the playoffs Sunday, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson outshined his more heralded rookie counterpart, gimpy Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III. As a result, Seattle rallied for a 24-14 wild-card victory Sunday at FedEx Field. The Seahawks quickly fell behind by two touchdowns, and they allowed Wilson to be sacked...
By Anthony Caruso III
The Capital Sports Report
Owner/Managing Editor/Sr. Writer
The Seattle Seahawks are hoping their fears are not true. Chris Clemons
The team fears that defensive end Chris Clemons did not tear his ACL after being hurt in the Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins Wild Card playoff game. Head coach Pete Carroll said in his post-game press conference that he is worried...
As reported by Jason La Canfora via twitter, reports have come out of a possible ACL tear for pass rusher Chris Clemons.
Clemons cleat was caught on the muddy uprooted surface of Fedex field and he suffered leg swelling and ‘looseness’ of his joints. Clemons has the quote ‘telltale signs of (an injured) ACL’. An MRI has been scheduled for tomorrow morning.
No doubt this news...
Mike Shanahan won't go as far as Pete Carroll did with his comments, but he agrees the grass isn't always greener at the Washington Redskins stadium, the Associated Press reports. "You'd like a perfect field, and it wasn't a perfect field, we all know that," Redskins coach Shanahan said.
Shanahan said putting down a new sod in midseason might not have...
Pete Carroll says the ''field'' in FedEx Field is ''horrible.''
Mike Shanahan doesn't go that far, but he agrees the grass isn't always greener at the Washington Redskins stadium.
The playing surface was a mess when Seattle Seahawks beat the Redskins on Sunday in the NFC wild card playoffs. There were plenty of bare spots, and dirt was flying...
he turf at FedEX field has been the subject of a lot of discussion after Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and Seahawks defensive end Chris Clemons suffered knee injuries in the Seattle's 24-14 win over Washington.
Seahawks quarterback Pete Carroll was clearly displeased with the field conditions.
"It was horrible, it's a horrible field," Carroll said...
8 a.m. EST: In the year of the rookie quarterback, one of the best matchups of the first round of the NFL playoffs pits two Offensive Rookie of the Year candidates against one another.
Russell Wilson and his Seattle Seahawks head to Washington, D.C., to face Robert Griffin III and the Redskins. Both teams are among the hottest in all of football, and much praise deserves to be heaped...
LANDOVER, Md. -- Russell Wilson and the Seahawks rallied past gimpy Robert III and the Washington Redskins in a battle of rookie quarterbacks, with Seattle earning a 24-14 wild-card victory Sunday at FedEx Field. The Seahawks quickly fell behind by two touchdowns, and they allowed Wilson to be sacked five times, but they still advanced to an NFC divisional-round game next Sunday...
Rookie QBs Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson face off in perhaps the most intriguing matchup of Wild Card weekend, when the Seahawks take on the Redskins in Washington.
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Seattle Dominates Second Half
The Seattle Seahawks came into Sunday’s Wild Card match-up riding high, as did the Washington Redskins. After a week of off-field trash talking it finally came time to lace ‘em up. And just as expected, things got chippy early on.
The post whistle activities were in abundance on the torn up grass at FedEx Field. There were many great personal battles...