Washington quarterback Taylor Heinicke finished 27 of 35 for 223 yards, one touchdown and one interception, while Antonio Gibson rushed for 111 yards; Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson scores 20 of 31 for 247 yards and two touchdowns
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Watch all the highlights from the Week 12 game between the Seattle Seahawks and the Washington football team.
JD McKissic scored two touchdowns and Kendall Fuller intercepted a potential two-point conversion pass in the end zone as the Washington football team smothered the Seattle Seahawks 17-15 on Monday night.
History of the game
Washington (5-6) definitely took the lead when McKissic ran 10 yards for a decisive touchdown with 8:30 a.m. left in the third quarter before Antonio Gibson made it for two, with kicker Joey Slye out due to a hamstring injury. .
That became the difference when Seattle (3-8) drove 10 plays and 96 yards to bring it down to under two when Russell Wilson hit Freddie Swain with a 32-yard strike with 15 seconds left after Heinicke’s fourth pass. to Logan Thomas at the goal line was deemed incomplete during the video review. Wilson came back to his wide receiver on the two-point conversion, but saw his pass intercepted by Fuller.
The Seahawks appeared to recover the offensive kick that followed, but were flagged for an illegal formation, with Washington’s Adam Humphries recovering the next to seal the result.
Washington’s Kendall Fuller intercepts a potential two-point conversion pass from Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson.
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“It meant a lot just because of the way these guys fight,” Washington head coach Ron Rivera said. “Despite everything that happened in the game with the injuries, we managed to come out on top, so much the better for these guys.”
Taylor Heinicke completed 27 of 35 passes for 223 yards with one touchdown and one interception for Washington, who jumped into last place in the NFC playoffs. Gibson ran 29 times for 111 yards, while McKissic was swept away by an undisclosed late-game injury after 56 yards and two scores.
Wilson, who has now lost three straight games for the first time as the Seahawks’ starting quarterback, finished 20 of 31 for 247 yards with two touchdowns as Seattle held the ball for just 18.20.
Washington soccer backer JD McKissic scores his second touchdown of the game on a 10-yard run.
After both teams played three times to start the game, Washington held the ball for almost nine and a half minutes on their next possession. Practice stalled on the Seattle five-yard line, leaving Slye to hit a 23-yard basket at the 2:59 mark to initiate the scoring.
Seattle responded with a six-game touchdown that Wilson finished with a six-yard dart to Gerald Everett with 20 seconds left in the first quarter after the Seahawks quarterback set the scoring with a 55-yard connection to Tyler. Lockett.
Neither team scored again until 56 seconds left in the first half. That’s when Heinicke returned a short pass to McKissic and the running back did the rest for a 10-yard touchdown.
Washington’s 9-7 lead was short lived. Rasheem Green blocked Slye’s weak PAT attempt, recovered the ball and scolded into the end zone for a defensive two-point conversion that tied the score at half-time.
Wilson throws a 32-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Freddie Swain in the dying seconds of the game.
- Passing: Russell Wilson 20/31, 247 yards, 2 TDs,
- Rushing: Russell Wilson, two carries, 16 yards
- Reception: Tyler Lockett, three catches, 96 yards
Seattle Seahawks defensive end Rasheem Green blocks the Washington football team’s extra point attempt and returns it for a score, the NFL’s first two-point return on an extra point blocked.
- Passing: Taylor Heinicke, 27/35, 223 yards, 1 TD, 1 INT
- Rushing: Antonio Gibson, 29 carries, 111 yards
- Receive: Terry McLaurin, four catches, 51 yards
Summary of scores
|Seahawks 0-3 Washington||Joey Slye 23 yard field goal|
|Seahawks 7-3 Washington||Six-yard pass from Russell Wilson to Gerald Everett (extra point)|
|Seahawks 7-9 Washington||Taylor Heinicke passes 10 yards to JD McKissic (extra point blocked)|
|Seahawks 9-9 Washington||Rasheem Green’s defensive PAT conversion|
|Seahawks 9-17 Washington||JD McKissic 10-yard rushing TD (Antonio Gibson runs for two-point conversion)|
|Seahawks 15-17 Washington||Russell Wilson’s 32-yard pass to Freddie Swaine (two-point conversion fails)|
Week 13 sees Washington visit the Las Vegas Raiders, following their Thanksgiving overtime win over the Dallas Cowboys, as the Seahawks host a scorching San Francisco 49ers team on a three-game winning streak.
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