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Washington Football Team aggravates the Seahawks crisis and tightens the NFC East

by archysport

In 2020 el Washington Football Team he surprisingly stormed the top of the NFC East and qualified for the postseason. Although los Cowboys improved dramatically this season, the capital club is more live than never.

On Monday Night Football of week 12, el WFT resisted the desperate onslaught of Russell Wilson, defeated the Seahawks by a score of 17-15 and they are rapidly approaching the playoff spots.

In an omen of the final outcome of the encounter, Washington opened the scoring and took the lead with a 23-yard field goal. by Joey Slye. Seattle’s response was immediate and in the next offensive series they took the advantage with a Gerald Everett touchdown reception (six yards).

The Seahawks’ score seemed to tip the balance considerably in favor of the visitors; Nevertheless, Seattle’s offense never managed to carburet and thus the Washington Football Team cemented its path to victory.

The second period began with a couple of possession exchanges (Jamal Adams interception and Landon Collins fumble) and in the twilight of the first half, Washington found the diagonals with a 10-yard reception from JD McKissic to a pass from Taylor Heinicke (27 of 35, 223 yards, one touchdown, one interception).

However, the locals could not take the lead as the extra point attempt was blocked and later returned by Rasheem Green to leave the equalized to nine units during the halftime.

Second half

In the third period Washington took the lead, from which it would never separate, with a 73-yard offensive drive that culminated McKissic with a 10-yard run to the end zone and the subsequent two-point conversion.

After the touchdown, the game decreased in emotions and both organizations combined for seven consecutive punts until the WFT came back to life and in fourth and goal, at the gates of scoring, Logan Thomas couldn’t keep the ball in the end zone.

With one last chance to avoid the defeat of the campaign, Rusell Wilson (20 of 31, 247 yards, two touchdowns) ran 96 yards for Freddie Swain to put the game two points away. However, the conversion of two failed for Seattle and the Wisconsin product adds eight losses in a season for the first time in his career.

This win is vital to Washington’s postseason aspirations. El WFT ranks second in the NFC East, two games behind the Cowboys, and for the moment it ties the seventh position of the National Conference.

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