Russell Wilson rushed for a career-high 122 yards and a touchdown Monday night, and the Seattle Seahawks overcame more than a dozen penalties in a 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins.
Russell Wilson and Robert Griffin III, who had just posted the best two statistical seasons for rookie quarterbacks in NFL history, were meeting in the first round of the playoffs. January 6, 2013.
Sitting at 1-3 a quarter of the way through the 2014 NFL season, the Washington Redskins are in need of a win.
The Redskins face a serious test Monday night against the Seahawks, with potential for national embarrassment. And a loss could be unrecoverable for Washington.
Everyone knows Baltimore bleeds purple and black and D.C. loves the burgundy and gold, but there are plenty of bars in our area where fans of non-local teams can watch the games with fellow fans.
It’s easy to pencil the Seahawks as back-to-back Super Bowl champs after their 36-16 beat-down of the Packers last night. Or to think Green Bay is a shadow of the franchise that won it all in 2011 and hasn’t reached the conference championship since.
Fantasy football players are also ready to go all-in on Thursday night. Finding favorable matchups in the first game on the schedule each week gives a player a big edge going into Sunday.
Let’s look at why exactly the Seattle Seahawks won’t repeat as Super Bowl champions.
The last time these two teams played, it was one of the more important regular season games in recent memory. You may remember the “touchdown” pass from Russell Wilson to Golden Tate, tabbed the Inaccurate Reception, that essentially ended the referee lockout.
Let’s take a look at the five best teams in the NFL heading into the 2014 season.