After playing a complete dud of a game in the first half, the Hawks rallied behind Russell Wilson to take the lead — and then gave it up in a loss that was both heartbreaking and encouraging.
The Seattle Seahawks overcame a 14-0 deficit and a poor performance in the red zone to knock off the Washington Redskins and move on to play the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday.
Hard-fought 20-13 victory over Jeff Fisher’s team serves as good tuneup for playoffs.
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson threw four touchdown passes, and Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch ran for 111 yards and scored twice as the Hawks easily blew out the San Francisco 49ers 42-13 in Seattle and clinched a playoff berth for the second time in Pete Carroll’s three seasons.
Sunday’s 50-17 blowout of the Buffalo Bills put the Seattle Seahawks one game away from a playoff berth.
The Seattle Seahawks put up perhaps its most dominating performance in franchise history, rushing for a season-high 284 yards while creating eight turnovers and setting a team record for points.
After the Seattle Seahawks defense let the Chicago Bears kick a field goal to send it to OT, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson drove the Hawks 80 yards for their second road win of the season and their third win in Chicago in three seasons.
Russell Wilson and Leon Washington were spectacular at Miami, but the defense gave up 17 points in the fourth quarter as the Seahawks fell to 1-5 on the road.
While the offense seemingly did enough in one of its best performances this season, Seattle’s defense gave up the winning touchdown with 20 seconds left in a 28-24 loss to the Detroit Lions.
The 49ers took the lead in the NFC West at 5-2, and the Seahawks took a step back at 4-3 while realizing just how far their passing game is from being playoff caliber.