The Seahawks return home for a three-game home stand in consecutive weeks for the eighth time in franchise history and first time since 2004. Seattle is 11-10 in those games.
The Washington Redskins kick off the stretch that includes nationally-televised games on NFL Network and ESPN in the coming weeks, visiting Seattle this Sunday at 1:05 p.m. (PT). The Seahawks are looking to defeat the Redskins at home in the regular season for the first time since 1998 and this week marks the first game of back-to-back NFC East opponents for Seattle. The Seahawks host the Eagles next Thursday on NFL Network.
The game will be televised on FOX (channel 13 in Seattle) and broadcast on 710 ESPN Radio and 97.3 FM in Seattle. On FOX, Ron Pitts will serve as the play-by-play man, joined in the booth by former Seahawks head coach Jim Mora, with Drea Avent roaming the sidelines. On 710 ESPN Radio and 97.3 FM is former Seahawks receiver Steve Raible in his 30th year of broadcasting, joined by Hall of Famer Warren Moon, with Jen Mueller handling sideline duties.
In the regular season, Washington holds a 10-4 series lead and has won five consecutive games dating back to the 2001 season, three coming in Washington, D.C. and two in Seattle. Seattle is 2-0 vs. Washington in the postseason, with both games played in Seattle (2005, 2007).