The Redskins have been underdogs and had their backs against the wall for the entire 2012 regular season — so why not in the postseason, as well?
The trend continues today when the Redskins (10-6), NFC East champions and winners of seven straight, do battle against the Seattle Seahawks (11-5) in the NFC Wild Card round playoff game at FedExField.
More than 80 percent of the experts below are going with the road team in today’s game. This is despite the Seahawks’ struggles on the road (with a rookie quarterback) and a defense that hasn’t exactly been the league’s best against the run.
Here’s this week’s version of Experts Pick ‘Em:
The crew at CBS Sports — sans Pete Prisco and Ryan Wilson — are pro-Seahawks today:
More than three out of four ESPN.com experts are going with the Seahawks today:
(This spot is typically reserved for the picks from the FoxSports.com crew — but they didn’t have their picks up this time around.)
Four of the five experts at NFL.com are going with the Seahawks. Thanks, Mark, for the support:
ProFootballTalk/NBC’s Mike Florio and Michael David Smith see this game heading in the same direction, though one thinks it will be higher-scoring than the other:
Sports Illustrated columnist Peter King paints the picture for today’s game, but feels quarterback Robert Griffin III’s knee will prevent him from leading his team to victory:
Week 18 Pick ‘Em Totals: 25 for Seahawks; six for Redskins.
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