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Robert Griffin III
Landover, MD (Sports Network) - Marshawn Lynch rushed for 132 yards and the go-ahead touchdown midway through the fourth quarter as the Seattle Seahawks overcame a fast start by the Washington Redskins with a 24-14 victory in Sunday's NFC Wild Card playoff.Washington was hosting its first playoff game since 1999 and jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, but the Seahawks scored the final 24 points of the contest to advance to next Sunday's divisional playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons.Russell Wilson outplayed fellow Rookie of the Year candidate Robert Griffin III by completing 15-of-26 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown while adding 67 yards on eight carries for the Seahawks, who entered the game riding a five-game win streak.Griffin was held to just 84 yards with a pair of touchdowns and an interception on 10-for-19 efficiency by the NFL's second-ranked defense before leaving the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury he suffered in the first quarter.The hobbl...
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After yesterday’s road win at FedEX field, Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman told the media that the noise level from the crowd was nothing compated to Seattle’s fans at Century Link Field.“Nowhere near as loud as our home. They have more (capacity than SEA) but they don’t make enough noise.”Because of the way the Seahawks’ home stadium was constructed they might have...
The Seattle Seahawks will face their divisional-round playoff battle at Atlanta without their top pass rusher, as defensive end Chris Clemons has a torn ACL, according to reports.
Clemons suffered the injury in Sunday's wild-card win at Washington and had an MRI that reportedly confirmed the injury on Monday. Clemons was not hit on the play and appeared to get his cleats caught...
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...
(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...
When players from the Seahawks and Redskins met at mid-field following their NFC playoff game, it was only a matter of time before Richard Sherman and Trent Williams found each other.
The result was so talking and then attempted punch/shove by Williams to the face of Sherman. As players were seperated the Seattle corner took a chance to wave.
Seattle won the game 24-14 and will play...
There is a reason I’ve held off until last to predict this game and it isn’t because it is the last game of the weekend. The reason I’ve procrastinated on this one is simply because even as I’m writing it, I’m not sure who I’m going to pick to win it. When two of the hottest teams in the league face off in the 5th seeded Seattle Seahawks and the 4th seeded Washington...
I've been sick as a dog this week, and through all the vomiting and the groaning and the general misery this game has stood out like a bright, shining beacon on the horizon. The Seahawks and the playoffs, together again -- how great is that?
When the Hawks improbably clawed their way into the postseason in 2010 with a 7-9 record, all they did was pull off one of the most...
Record-setting rookie quarterbacks will be on full display when the Seattle Seahawks and Washington Redskins square off in Sunday’s NFC Wild Card...
The Seattle Seahawks finally won a road playoff game Sunday, taking a 24-14 NFC wild-card victory over the Washington Redskins, who lost Robert Griffin III to another knee injury in the fourth quarter.
Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards, and Russell Wilson completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards and ran eight times for 67 yards for the Seahawks, who broke an eight-game postseason...