Seahawks vs. Redskins: Seattle Blows 4th Quarter Lead To Washington, Loses 23-17

The Seattle Seahawks host the Washington Redskins at CenturyLink Field on Sunday, looking for their third straight win in a row.

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Seahawks Vs. Redskins Recap By The Numbers: Marshawn Lynch Shines In Tough Loss

For three quarters on Sunday, the Seattle Seahawks looked to have things well in hand. Things all fell apart in the final ten minutes, however, as the Washington Redskins scored 16 unanswered points and walked away with a 23-17 win.

The main offensive force for the Seahawks was running back Marshawn Lynch, who averaged 4.6 yards on 24 carries and finished with 111 rushing yards. He also managed to pick up some receiving yardage on a 20 yard touchdown pass in the second quarter.

Quarterback Tarvaris Jackson had a pretty uneven game, finishing 14-for-30 with 144 passing yards, two touchdowns and an interception. The interception was Seattle's only turnover. Jackson's touchdown passes were to Lynch and a 15 yard pass to Golden Tate early in the fourth quarter that would prove to be the final Seahawks score of the game. That catch resulted in Tate's only yardage in the game. Doug Baldwin led all Seattle receivers with 60 yards on five catches.

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Seahawks Vs. Redskins Final Score: Rex Grossman And Washington Scores 16 Unanswered Points, Beat Seattle 23-17

The Seatle Seahawks looked like they were in great position to pull off the win against the Washington Redskins, but they didn't play all four quarters and it cost them.

Seattle was up 17-7 thanks to a Tarvaris Jackson connection with Golden Tate, but Washington came marching right down the field with Rex Grossman, and Roy Helu punched it in with a highlight-worthy run. After a quick three-and-out by Seattle, the Redskins turned to Grossman, and on a 3rd and 19, he aired one out for Anthony Armstrong in the edge of the end zone for a 50 yard strike to give Washington a 20-17 lead--the extra point was blocked. 

Seattle's offense stagnated after going up 17-7, picking up a grand -9 yards on their final four drives. Seattle punted twice, turned the ball over on downs and Jackson threw an interception to end the game. In this game, the fourth quarter made all the difference for both teams.

Seattle falls to 4-7 on the season and are pretty much out of contention for the NFC West title and probably the wild-card as well.


To discuss the game with Seahawks fans, go to Field Gulls. To discuss the game with Redskins fans, go to Hogs Haven.

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Seahawks Vs. Redskins Score: Seattle Hanging Onto 17-14 Lead

The Seattle Seahawks and the Washington Redskins didn't do much with their opportunities the rest of the first half after the game was tied. Washington saw a five and a half minute, 11 play, 61 yard drive end in a blocked field goal. Seattle had an 11 play, four-and-a-half minute drive go only 47 yards and end in a punt. Both teams exchanged interceptions, punts and missed field goals early in the third quarter too.

Seattle finally got the benefit of a huge Josh Wilson pass interference penalty in the red zone, setting up a Steven Hauschka 36 yard field goal to put Seattle up 10-7. Seattle then used a methodical 88 yard drive, using Marshawn Lynch and Leon Washington rushes along with Tarvaris Jackson connections with Ben Obomanu, Doug Baldwin, Michael Robinson, and Golden Tate for the touchdown to put Seattle up ten.

Washington responded almost immediately, as Rex Grossman connected with Fred Davis, Santana Moss, Jabar Gaffney and Roy Helu. Helu then made an incredible 28 yard run to get into the end zone to cut the Seahawks lead to three early in the fourth.

To talk about the Seahawks, head to Field Gulls. Turn to Hogs Haven for coverage of the game from a Redskins perspective.

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Redskins Vs. Seahawks Score: Rex Grossman Looks Great, But Throws A Pick, Tied At 7-7

The Washington Redskins and the Seattle Seahawks are a study in contrast today, particularly at the quarterback position.

Rex Grossman has coming out wheeling and dealing (against all odds). The embattled Redskins quarterback completed seven of eight passes for 79 yards, using mostly play-action passes to find his men. Grossman particularly connected with his tight end Fred Davis three times for 53 yards on his opening drive, including the two yard touchdown pass. That drive took up eight minutes of the first half, and Grossman is firing on all cylinders as he's completed 13 of his first 14 passes.

Seattle's offense has yet to get going, but thankfully Grossman finally came undone with a bad pick thrown to Brandon Browner. Tarvaris Jackson immediately capitalized with a 20 yard touchdown pass to Marshawn Lynch, and Seattle is suddenly all tied up with Washington despite having six less first downs and 100 yards less of total offense. Strange game up at Century Link Field.

To discuss the game with Redskins football fans, check out Hogs Haven. To discuss the game with Seahawks football fans, go to Field Gulls.

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Seahawks vs. Redskins Inactives: CB Ron Parker, Byron Maxwell Out For Seattle

As the Seattle Seahawks get set to host the Washington Redskins in the first of a three game home stand at CentruryLink Field, Pete Carroll's bunch will be relatively healthy heading into this matchup with only a few starters not suiting up this Sunday, setting Seattle up nicely for their third win in a row. 

Quarterback Josh Portis, wide receiver Deon Butler, cornerbacks Ron Parker and Byron Maxwell, offensive tackles Jarriel King and Allen Barbre, and defensive tackle Alan Branch won't be taking the field for the Seahawks this afternoon at CenturyLink Field. 

As for the Redskins, cornerback Domonique Johnson, linebacker Markus White, offensive tackles Willie Smith and Tyler Polumbus, wide receivers Niles Paul and David Anderson and defensive end Kentwan Balmer will all be out for Mike Shanahan. 

For more in depth discussion and analysis of the Seahawks, head over to Field Gulls, the place to be for everything Seahawks on the internet.  

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Seahawks Vs. Redskins: Time, TV Schedule, Radio, Odds And More

The Seattle Seahawks are attempting to come out of Week 12 by defeating the Washington Redskins and picking up their third win in a row. After an upset against Baltimore and a decisive win against St. Louis, the Redskins are probably looking mighty beatable to this Seattle team.

The odds-on favorites for a change, the Seahawks are looking to pick up their fifth win of the season. You can find all of the pertinent information below on how to follow Sunday's game.

Game Time: Kickoff is at 1:05pm PST at CenturyLink Field

Television Broadcast: The game will be televised on FOX. Your commentators will be Ron Pitts and Jim Mora, Jr.

Radio Broadcast: 710 AM ESPN / 97.3 FM KIRO

Betting Line: The Seahawks are currently solid 3-point favorites in this one, according to our friends at OddsShark.

Online Coverage: As always, your online home for all news and information related to the Seahawks can be located at Field Gulls.

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Redskins Injury Report, Week 12: Trent Williams, Santana Moss Are Expected To Play

Starting wide receiver Santana Moss was able to fully practice this week and is expected to return to the starting lineup after missing four games due to a broken hand. Washington also lists wide receivers Niles Paul and Donte Stallworth as questionable for Sunday's matchup.

Last week, offensive tackle Trent Williams suffered a strained MCL against the Dallas Cowboy, but he will be healthy and be in the starting lineup against the Seahawks.

NAMEPOSITIONINJURYWED.THU.FRI.GAME STATUS
Jammal Brown T Groin LP LP FP Probable
London Fletcher LB Ankle DNP LP FP Probable
Keyaron Fox LB Infection FP FP FP Probable
DeJon Gomes S Knee LP LP LP Probable
Maurice Hurt G Knee LP LP LP Probable
LaRon Landry SS Achilles FP FP FP Probable
Sean Locklear G Ankle LP LP FP Probable
Santana Moss WR Hand FP FP FP Probable
Niles Paul WR Toe DNP LP LP Questionable
Donte Stallworth WR Foot FP LP LP Questionable
Trent Williams T Knee LP LP FP Probable
Josh Wilson DB Hamstring LP LP LP Probable

For more on the Seahawks go check out Field Gulls and for more information about the Washington Redskins go head over to Hogs Haven.

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Seahawks Injury Report, Week 12: Alan Branch, Byron Maxwell Questionable Against Redskins

The Seattle Seahawks are heading into their Week 12 matchup against the Washington Redskins fairly healthy. There are only two players on the injury report that are questionable to play on Sunday. The two players are defensive tackle Alan Branch and cornerback Byron Maxwell. Both of these players are suffering from an ankle injury and the two have not been able to participate in practice at all this week.


POSITIONINJURYWED.THU.FRI.GAME STATUS
Atari Bigby  DB Hamstring FP FP FP Probable
Alan Branch DT Ankle DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Tony Hargrove DE Hamstring FP FP FP Probable
Tarvaris Jackson QB Pectoral LP FP FP Probable
Byron Maxwell CB Ankle DNP DNP DNP Questionable
Ben Obomanu WR Knee/Ankle DNP LP FP Probable
Sidney Rice  WR Knee DNP DNP FP Probable

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Kam Chancellor, Russell Okung Fined For Actions During Rams Game

The Seattle Seahawks were playing some smash-mouth football against the St. Louis Rams last Sunday, but apparently were playing a little too rough for the league's liking as strong safety Kam Chancellor and offensive lineman Russell Okung were both slapped with penalties for actions taken during the game, though Chancellor is feeling it a lot more in his wallet than Okung. 

Chancellor was fined $40,000 for his hit on St. Louis Rams tight end Lance Kendricks last Sunday, and previously was fined $20,000 for his hit against Anquan Boldin two weeks ago, though he isn't worried about becoming known as a 'head-hunter.' 

"I just turned my head to the side like they asked me to do from the previous week and tried to do it with my shoulder, and when he fell down his head just went into my shoulder," Chancellor said. "That's the call that they were looking for to call so that's what happened."

Chancellor is seen as a 'repeat offender' by the league, thus the doubling of his fine this time around. Nevertheless, Kam won't be playing with any less intensity or emotion moving forawrd:

"They ask me to compete and they tell me stay in the middle of the field and protect the middle so I'm going to compete like I know how to, hit as correct as they want me to and play the game like I know how to," he said.    

As for Okung, he was fined $7,500 for a unnecessary roughness penalty in the second quarter against the Rams. Okung pulled Rams linebacker Brady Poppinga from the pile following a one-yard run by Marshawn Lynch on a 1st-and-10 play, eventually leading to a Seattle punt during the drive. 

For more on the Seahawks, head over to Field Gulls

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Seahawks vs. Redskins Odds: Seattle Opens as 4.5 Point Favorite

As the Seattle Seahawks look to earn their third straight victory in a row this Sunday over the Washington Redskins, Pete Carroll's boys are listed as slight favorites this week, according to Oddsshark.com.

Seattle opened as a 4.5 point favorite this week over the struggling Redskins, though the line shifted a bit back in Washington' favor and now sits a 3.5. The status of quarterback Tarvaris Jackson and his injured pectoral muscle may have caused some oddsmakers to sway away from the Seahawks just a little, even though the Redskins let a win slip through their fingers last week against the Cowboys, marking their sixth straight loss of the season. 

The small spread and struggling Redskins leads me to believe that this could be some easy money this week, as long as the Seahawks can continue their strong play with the running game. This game also includes a 37.5 over/under, another thing to think about when placing bets this weekend. 

For more in depth discussion and analysis of the Seahawks, head on over to Field Gulls, THE place to be for everything Seahawk on the internet. 

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Seahawks vs. Redskins: Seattle Starts Three Game Home Stand Against Washington

The Seattle Seahawks host the Washington Redskins at CenturyLink Field on Sunday.

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