NFL: Seattle 35, Washington 14

Jan. 5, 2008 at 9:07 PM
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SEATTLE, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- A touchdown pass from Matt Hasselbeck to D.J. Hackett triggered a late rally that gave Seattle a 35-14 NFL wild-card victory over Washington Saturday.

The score, with 6:06 remaining, pushed the Seahawks to a one-touchdown lead and they struck again 28 seconds later when Marcus Trufant picked off a pass and ran 78 yards for another TD.

Seattle then added another score near the end of the game.

Hasselbeck passed for 229 yards with a touchdown and two interceptions.

Washington's Todd Collins had similar numbers, passing for 266 yards, two touchdowns and a pair of interceptions.

Seattle (11-6) advanced past the first round of the playoffs for the third year in a row.

Washington finished with a record of 9-8.

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