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In the most-hyped Wild Card Weekend game in recent memory, the red-hot Seattle Seahawks will travel to the nation's capital to face the Washington Redskins.
Rookie quarterbacks Russell Wilson and Robert Griffin III bring life to this game, but it's running backs Marshawn "Beast Mode" Lynch and Alfred Morris who will be the catalysts to their teams' respective offenses.
Lynch (1,590 rushing yards) was bested by Morris (1,613) by a total of 23 rushing yards in the regular season, but it will be Lynch who tops Morris come January 6.
This game will get off to a slow start, as Wilson and Griffin III will have to shake their nerves (yes, they have them). But it will finish with a bang, with Lynch taking the cake with a 63-yard touchdown run midway through the fourth quarter.
The Redskins may possess a stout rushing defense, but Beast Mode will be too much for the 'Skins on this day.
RG3 and Morris will live up to expectations, but will come up just shy in this game.
Wilson won't make mistakes, and the Seahawks will live to see another day.
These are the games that define a season, franchise and generation of NFL players. And the best thing is, it's just begun for these two up-and-coming teams, as the next decade shows plenty of promise.
Wilson's Bold Predictions: 16-of-25, 262 passing yards, two passing TDs, 87 rushing yards
RG3's Bold Predictions: 19-of-27, 283 passing yards, one passing TD
Morris' Bold Predictions: 26 rushes, 124 rushing yards, one TD
Lynch's Bold Predictions: 21 rushes, 160 rushing yards, two TDs
Final Score Prediction: Seahawks 31, Redskins 27