Originally written January 06, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
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 at Atlanta against the top-seeded Falcons. Adding injury to insult, Griffin, who had been bothered by a sprained right knee for four weeks and was limping earlier in the game, exited with 6:19 left after hurting the same knee. He was re-injured while trying to corral a bad snap two plays after Marshawn Lynch's 27-yard touchdown run finally erased the lead the Redskins held since the 5:03 mark of the first quarter. Stephen Hauschka's 29-yard field goal after the bad snap extended Seattle's lead to 24-14. The Seahawks scored the final 13 points of the first half and had all the momentum whe...
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