The Seattle Seahawks move on to the divisional round of the NFC playoffs by KO’ing Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins. We’d like to point out that Griffin did beat the Dallas Cowboys last week, and the Redskins led the Seahawks 14-0 in the 1st quarter.
The Seahawks didn’t win by default of Griffin’s injury; they simply beat it out of them. Against Dallas, Griffin was able to stay in the pocket and beat the Cowboys handing off to Alfred Morris.
Seattle didn’t play that game, when they smelled blood in the water, they took a drink. The Seahawks beat and wore down the Redskins, as much as bullied them as defensive lineman Bruce Irvin delivering an after the play crashing hit to Griffin drawing a flag, but message sent.
Cornerback Brandon Browning manhandling wide receiver Pierre Garcon was just another example of how physical Seattle was. A wounded Griffin against an average team could slide by, but not versus a very good defense as Seattle’s.
Some of the defensive ...