Update 7:35 p.m.: You could hear a collective moan come from Redskins fans at FedEx Field in Landover, Md. It spread across Washington and into Virginia as they realized the Redskins' season—and Quarterback Robert Griffin III's first season—is officially over.
The Washington Redskins lost to the Seattle Seahawks Sunday evening. The final score was Redskins 14, Seahawks 24.
The television schedule for the teams continuing in the playoffs is below.
Redskins fans: Mourn in the comments section below. Seahawks fans: Go ahead and cheer, politely.
Original Post - 6:51 p.m. Sunday.
The Washington Redskins were taking to the field Sunday hoping to finish their day by packing for a trip to Atlanta to play the Falcons next week.
The Redskins were entering the game knowing that with a victory over the Seattle Seahawks, they’ll play the Atlanta Falcons at the Georgia Dome in the next round of the NFL playoffs. A victory there would pit them against either Green Bay or the San Francisco 49ers in the NFC Championship Game.
The Packers defeated the Minnesota Vikings on Saturday, 24-10. Houston defeated the Bengals, 19-13.
The Redskins were scheduled to play at 4:30 against Seattle on FOX, following the 1 p.m. Baltimore Ravens v. Indianapolis Colts game, also televised by FOX.
Sunday afternoon, the Baltimore Ravens beat the the Indianapolis Colts 24-9 and will play the Denver Broncos next.
The scores and television schedule for the NFL playoffs:
Saturday, January 5
Houston Texans 19
Cincinnati Bengals 13
Green Bay Packers 24
Minnesota Vikings 10
Sunday, January 6
Indianapolis Colts 9
Baltimore Ravens 24
Washington Redskins 14
Seattle Seahawks 24
Saturday, January 12
Baltimore Ravens v. Denver Broncos, 4:30 p.m., CBS
Green Bay Packers v. San Francisco 49ers, 8 p.m., FOX
Sunday, January 13
Seattle Seahawks or Washington Redskins v. Atlanta Falcons, 1 p.m., FOX
Houston Texans v. New England Patriots 4:30 p.m., CBS
Where to Watch in Alexandria
If you're interested in following the rest of the playoffs, there are plenty of sports bars in and around Alexandria for watching with a group of like-minded fans.
Some of Alexandria's bars and restaurants with big screens include:
- Reynolds Street Bar and Grill
- Shooter McGee's
- Alley Cat
- Joe Theismann's Restaurant
- Southside 815
- TJ Stone's
- Del Ray Pizzeria
Got other suggestions? Let us know in the comments!
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