Seahawks-Redskins predictions: It's unanimous

Seahawks-Redskins predictions: It's unanimous
November 27, 2011, 6:01 pm
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The Redskins travel a long way to take on an unfamiliar foe. Who will come out on top? Our Redskins coverage crew predicts:Ryan OHalloran (7-3)The Redskins defense will not allow a quarterback like Tarvaris Jackson beat them when theyre trying to break a six-game losing streak. Theyll contain Marshawn Lynch, forcing Jackson into passing situation. DeAngelo Hall will get his second interception of the season and the Redskins will have at least three sacks. They win for the first time since Week 4.Redskins 22, Seahawks 14Jennifer X. Williams (6-4)The 4-6 Seahawks have an offensive threat in Marshawn Lynch that will need to be addressed immediately. Lynch leads the running game with 156 carries for 595 yards and six touchdowns. Last week, the Cowboys may have left FedEx victorious, but they were wiping the sweat off their brow after facing the Redskins defense. The Skins must not only shut Lynch down, but also find a way to play with the same intensity as they did against the Cowboys. Sunday is the anniversary of Sean Taylor's passing, so LaRon Landry or London Fletcher will most likely deliver an inspiring pregame speech.The game-changing element for the Redskins is Santana Moss, who will most likely start. Moss had suffered a broken metacarpal bone in his left hand versus the Panthers. According to our own Rich Tandler, with Rex Grossman and Moss in the lineup, the Redskins averaged 19.2 points per game.Earlier in the week, Seattle looked like the favorite, but if Moss can make it rain in Seattle, then the edge goes to the Skins.Redskins 27, Seahawks 21
Rich Tandler (7-3)Im thinking along the same lines as Ryan. This will be one of the few games this season where the best QB on the field will be wearing a Redskins uniform. The return of Moss will help him move the chains. The Seahawks have a tough rushing defense so this might not be the week that Roy Helu or Ryan Torain gets rolling. But the Redskins almost beat (should have beaten?) a better team last week with little more than token help on the ground.Redskins 24, Seahawks 17