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(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM DAHLBERG AP Sports Columnist This was always going to be one of those once in a decade quarterback classes, even before Russell Wilson announced his arrival from what is arguably the loneliest outpost in the NFL.
Everyone expected big things out of Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck. Wilson was more of a pleasant surprise, catapulted from third-round obscurity to what passes for football stardom in a city far removed from the media spotlight.
Now he's the only rookie quarterback left in the playoffs. Next thing you know, he'll get some Subway commercials of his own - or maybe something even better.
A rookie quarterback winning a Super Bowl? The way Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have been playing, the notion is no longer so unimaginable.
On a Sunday that was painful for RG3 and brutal for Luck, it was the undersized and once-unappreciated Wilson who emerged a star. He played with the calmness and efficiency of a veteran, rallying the Seahaw...
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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...
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...
Washington Redskins players were asked Friday if they think Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman should be playing in Sunday's NFC wild-card game after he won his drug appeal based on improper handling of his urine sample.
"He's a cheater," said Redskins defensive tackle Kedric Golston.
After falling behind early 14-0, the Seattle Seahawks used 24 unanswered points to go on and beat the Washington Redskins 24-14 in the NFC wild card game from FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland. Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson continued his amazing rookie run completing 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards and one touchdown. He also [...]
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...
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...
The wild card playoffs come to an end with the Redskins and Seahawks. I think it goes without saying that all eyes will be on the two rookie quarterbacks, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson. With both of these players in the forefront to win the AP Offensive Rookie of [...]
Seahawks overcome 14-point deficit
Overcoming a two-touchdown deficit in the playoffs is a tough task. Add in the fact that it was a rookie quarterback starting a road playoff game and you are entering hollowed grounds.
That is exactly what the Seattle Seahawks did as Russell Wilson led his team back from a 14-point first-quarter beating.
Going into the game, the only thing I feared...