The Redskins have lost six in a row and were desperate to stop their skid into mediocrity. Meanwhile, the Seahawks were a victory away from being able to legitimately consider themselves on a winning streak for the first time in years.
More importantly, the Seahawks were not quite out of playoff contention for a wild card yet—but they would need to run the tables and hope for some help around the league to make it.
Unfortunately, the chips did not fall in Seattle’s favor as they fell to the Redskins 23-17.
Over the next eight slides, we will take a look at some lessons that we learned during the loss to Washington.