The Washington Redskins pulled off a miracle in Seattle last night defeating the Seattle Seahawks 17-14. With an offensive line that has been completely decimated by injuries, it was left to the defense to “hold the line”. And hold the line they did!
After setting a franchise record last week, everyone thought that Russell Wilson would come out swinging and the Seahawks would blow the Redskins out of the water. But between all the offensive penalties the Seahawks racked up and an impressive showing from the Redskins defense, the Seahawks once again lost to the Redskins at home.
The Redskins defense was in Wilson’s face for most of the night, bringing pressure and forcing him out of the pocket time and time again. They knew going into the game that they would have to keep Wilson contained. They managed to do this holding him to only 297 passing yards but they did allow him 77 rushing yards.
Introducing: Beth Auckland, Official Reporter Washington Redskins // @bauckland
HAIL TO THE REDSKINS! Between the months of July and January every year, this is my motto, an everyday utterance that is echoed by people around the world. Why? And just who am I that this simple four word phrase has such meaning to me? Well, that’s easy……
My name is Beth and I’m a die hard Redskins fan!!!
People always ask “Why are you such a fan of the Redskins? They haven’t done anything since 1992 when they won Super Bowl 26.” The answer is simple, my dad introduced me to the Redskins when I was a wee little one and he was introduced to the Redskins by his father, so it’s a family thing.
My dad was in the military and growing up, weekends were quality time with dad. In the fall/winter that quality time consisted of football. It didn’t matter if it was watching my brother play Pop Warner and eventually high school football or sitting on the couch Saturday and Sunday watching college (USC Trojans) and NFL (the Redskins if they were on), football was god in our house.