Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 1/9/13
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 to watch, including the chess match between Carroll and Shanahan. Here’s a look at some of the key reasons the Hawks rallied to leave the nation’s capital with a huge W.  Seattle Defense The old saying “bend but don’t break” was very appropriate Sunday afternoon for Seattle’s stingy D. The first quarter was literally a nightmare for Hawks fans. RG3 and the Skins just marched up-and-down the field, utilizing the strong rookie RB Alfred Morris, and allowing the play action pass to get guys open over the middle. Wilson helped lead the comeback against the Redskins. (Photo: Andrew Harnik/Washington Times) The q...
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