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"We had an interference on them and they caught it with one hand, so that's the only thing I'm interested in, the guys that make plays - not that make excuses".
He won't be overlooked any more.
On Saturday evening, however, the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver made a name for himself with just one ridiculous catch against the Detroit Lions. But Houston should at least be able to run the ball against an Oakland defense that made Justin Forsett look like Terrell Davis last weekend.
Richardson has the speed to fill that role.
This season Stafford had one of the most efficient seasons of his career.
Rawls capped his night with a 4-yard touchdown run that gave Seattle a 19-6 lead.
Somehow, in a move worthy of "The Matrix", Richardson reached his left arm low around Wilson and caught the ball, curling it into his body with one arm as he hit the ground.
"I didn't know that I had it until I got it, honestly", Richardson said. "It was a tough play but it worked out".
Richardson's touchdown held up through field goals of 51 and 53 yards by the Lions' Martin Prater before Rawls set up Hauschka's chip shot early in the fourth quarter which extended the Seahawks lead to 13-6. In the Pete Carroll era, the Seahawks have never lost a playoff game in which they're favoured.
He completed just 59.6 percent of his passes in the five games after he suffered the injury, with three touchdowns and five picks. Tupac's "Can't C Me" blared from the speakers in the locker room as center Justin Britt called this the offensive line's best run game of the season.
The "12th Man" has been a huge advantage for the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field, where they've won 10 consecutive post-season battles.
The Seahawks will go to Atlanta next week as underdogs against the Falcons. The Lions didn't score a TD in the game, while the Seahawks had three. It means Detroit still has a ways to go in its roster development to play with the heavy hitters in the league.
Stafford was sure not to provide any bulletin board material for his adversaries however; he said this week, "They're a heck of a defense".
It was the ninth straight postseason loss for the Lions, whose last road playoff victory was in 1957 at San Francisco. They had an NFL-record eight wins after trailing in the fourth quarter or overtime. Quarterback Matthew Stafford should be able to hit a few deep shots to the likes of Golden Tate, Marvin Jones and T.J. Jones in order to compensate for a almost nonexistent running game. The eight-year veteran is the Lions' highest paid player on the team with a $22.5 million annual salary. But all that will equal another wasted opportunity if Seattle's offensive line with those new playoff participants don't keep Wilson protected. A big game from Tate - especially on short passes - could be significant in making up for Detroit's lagging run game.
Slowing down All-Pro quarterback Matt Ryan may be a little tougher.
"We understand them, we understand what they like to do", Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman said.
Wilson echoed this sentiment when asked for his take on the play.?
The Seahawks' offence then blew the game open as quarterback Russell Wilson finally got untracked on their following possession. Wilson's favorite receiver on the day was Doug Baldwin, who caught 11 passes for 104 yards and a touchdown.
Then, we get at them. "We have to remember it is about us, to get our stuff together before we worry about other people". The way the Steelers defense ended the season wasn't a ringing endorsement that they have a handle on stopping the run.
The 'Star Wars' actress passed away yesterday aged 60, four days after suffering a cardiac arrest on a flight to Los Angeles. Bill Dee Williams, who played Lando Calrissian in " Star Wars " trilogy, summed up what many were feeling.
At the White House, Press Secretary Josh Earnest said the Republican plan would have devastating consequences. Only 1 in 5 people supports repealing President Obama's health-care law before the replacement is worked out.
Floyd did a good job in limited action against the Jets, despite finishing the game with just one reception on two targets. Barring a Miami win over Pittsburgh, the Pats will host the victor of the 4/5 matchup between the Raiders and Texans.
Gates, Hadley and Rice have also talked with foreign governments that are puzzled about how to approach Trump. JUDY WOODRUFF: Israel rejected the resolution and the US abstention, and so did top Republicans in Congress.
The foreigners who died - majority from Arab countries - had gone to the club to celebrate a special night in style. He is believed to have slipped into Syria illegally, where he was trained in the use of guns and bombs and fought.
This range ditches the 4K HDR Processor X1 engine in favour of the 4K Processor X1 version and runs on the Android TV OS. The super thin 4K TV features a stunnding display but its most notable feature is its speakers, or lack thereof.
And Pochettino was delighted with his Spurs side, telling Sky Sports: "I think it was a hard game from the start". The Stars captain has gone on to start every game for the Spurs and scoring twice for his new club.
Locally the parade will be broadcast on NBC 4 in NY starting at 11 a.m. with the Rose Bowl following immediately afterward. Sam Darnold will use this calmness to put more pressure on the defense with his feet when plays break down.
Harrison is a true freshman who has 13 tackles in 11 games while Hamilton is a redshirt freshman who has nine tackles in 12 games. Over the course of the last two seasons, he has recorded 2,529 yards and 28 touchdowns on the ground.
The opening moments of the first round saw the elusive Cruz keep his distance but land shots from outside of the pocket. But the tension between him and Garbrandt has boiled over recently, and it all came to a head at the UFC 207 weigh-ins.
Team USA will play Team Canada in the final today
Even though he allowed four goals, USA goaltender Tyler Parsons made 46 saves and was a major cog in keeping the Americans in it. A bad line change allowed USA defenceman Charlie McAvoy to walk in alone and pick the top corner to cut Canada's lead in half.
Oil Prices Hover Near 17-Month High
Brent crude rose over 2 percent earlier on Tuesday, and is now trading up 1.81 percent at $57.85 per barrel. In November, the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) members agreed to the output cut.
Nail-biting 5-4 outdoor victory for Leafs over Red Wings
On a day that kicked off a celebration of 100 years of NHL history, the hockey community got one hell of a look at its future. The rookie was a difference-maker every time he touched the puck, adding a goal in a key spot in the first period.
Packers: Team ready for playoff test that Giants will bring
It will certainly be a memorable atmosphere in downtown Detroit , but this is actually a scenario Lions fans were hoping to avoid. For the season , Rodgers has the otherworldly numbers of 40 touchdown passes and only seven interceptions.
Smith century before storm hits Pakistan Test
He and Amir are likely to come out with all guns blazing in the morning to add quick runs and then send Australia in to bat. A drawn series would be enough for them to retain the nameless trophy after winning in the Middle East in 2014 .
Jerusalem housing vote cancelled ahead of Kerry peace speech
Ties between the US and Israel remain strained and Israeli officials are ramping up their criticism of the Obama Administration. Netanyahu holds Obama personally responsible for the USA abstaining from the Security Council vote, The Jewish Press reported.