How are the ‘experts’ picking the Seahawks-Redskins game?

How are the ‘experts’ picking the Seahawks-Redskins game?

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Russell Okung #76 and Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrate after Lynch scored a 24-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter against the San Francisco 49ers at Qwest Field on December 23, 2012 in Seattle


by KING 5 News

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 9:05 AM

Updated Friday, Jan 4 at 9:19 AM

The great thing about making predictions on a football game is that everyone is right until the game is over. Other than that, they mean absolutely nothing and, when the Super Bowl is over, nobody’s going to remember what games people picked a month earlier.

But just for fun, here is a look at how the national so-called “experts” and fans are picking Sunday’s Seahawks-Redskins game. We’re not including picks from local media due to the chance that the “homer” factor plays into it.


Seahawks: Eric Allen, Mike Golic, Ron Jaworski, Mark Schlereth, Keyshawn Johnson, Tom Jackson, Cris Carter, Chris Mortensen, Adam Schefter, Seth Wickersham

Redskins: Merril Hoge, Mike Ditka

Accustore, ESPN projections and simulations: Seahawks

SportsNation, ESPN Fan Poll: Seahawks

Seahawks: Willie McGinest, Heath Evans, Darren Sharper, Albert Breer, Adam Schein, Elliot Harrison, Gregg Rosenthal, Daniel Jeremiah, Gil Brandt, Ian Rapoport, Adam Rank, Shaun O’Hara, Jason Smith

Redskins: Charley Casserly, Jeff Darlington, Kimberly Jones, Dave Dameshek, Aditi Kinkhabwala

Seahawks: Clark Judge, Mike Freeman, Jason La Canfora, Dave Richard, Will Brinson, Josh Katzowitz

Redskins: Pete Prisco, Ryan Wilson


Yahoo! Sports

Seahawks: Mike Silver, Jason Cole, Les Carpenter

Yahoo! Users: Seahawks