The first quarter belonged to the Redskins with advantages in total yards of offense, time of possession and on the scoreboard with a 14-0 lead as the quarter ended. The second quarter belonged to the Seahawks. Seattle outscored Washington 13-0 in the quarter.
Redskins dynamic rookie quarterback Robert Griffin III was 6-of-11 for 68 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in the first half. Griffin rushed three times for 12 yards in the half. Griffin's fellow rookie Russell Wilson was 8-of-13 passing for 118 yards and a touchdown for the Seahawks. Wilson added 35 yards on the ground on four carries.
Washington's Alfred Morris led all rushers with 60 yards on 11 carries. Logan Paulsen and Evan Royster caught short touchdown passes for the Redskins while Michael Robinson caught Seattle's touchdown.