Landover, MD (Sports Network) - Marshawn Lynch rushed for 131 yards and the
go-ahead touchdown midway through the fourth quarter as the Seattle Seahawks
overcame a fast start by the Washington Redskins with a 24-14 victory in
Sunday's NFC Wild Card playoff.
Washington was hosting its first playoff game since 1999 and jumped out to an
early 14-0 lead, but the Seahawks scored the final 24 points of the contest to
advance to next Sunday's divisional playoff game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Russell Wilson outplayed fellow Rookie of the Year candidate Robert Griffin
III by completing 15-of-26 passes for 187 yards and a touchdown while
adding 68 yards on eight carries for the Seahawks, who entered the game riding
a five-game win streak.
Griffin was held to just 84 yards with a pair of touchdowns and an
interception on 10-for-19 efficiency by the NFL's second-ranked defense before
leaving the game in the fourth quarter with a knee injury he suffered in the
The hobbled quarterback also managed just 21 yards on five carries.
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