Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/6/13
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 five times, but they still advanced to an NFC divisional-round game next Sunday at Atlanta against the top-seeded Falcons. Wilson, who was picked 75th overall to Griffin's second, in large part because he's just 5-foot-11, completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards. He also ran eight times for 67 yards. Griffin completed just 10 of 19 passes for 84 yards and ran five times for 21 yards before making an early exit. During Washington's second early touchdown drive, he reinjured his previously sprained right knee while planting on a throw to receiver Pierre Garcon. He stayed in the game but wasn't the same,...
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