Here is what you need to know on this Sunday, January 6, the day the Redskins meet the Seahawks in wild card round of the NFC playoffs at FedEx Field.
Chat starts at 4:00, Minute-by-Minute blog rolling now
Tarik, Jen X, and I will be in the press box at FedEx Field to report on today’s playoff game. It will be the first NFL playoff game that any of us have every covered live so forgive us if we have some early butterflies. But we’re pros, we’ll settle down after the first series or two.
We’ll start chatting at about 4:00. Until then, check out the Minute-by-Minute blog, which will be updated frequently up until kickoff with the latest news, notes, and analysis. If you have any questions or comments, feel free to hit me on Twitter @Rich_TandlerCSN or in the comments on the MBM blog.
See you for the chat at 4:00!
Next destination set
The winner of today’s game will be the lowest remaining seed in the NFC playoff bracket. That means that either Seattle or Washington will head to Atlanta to play the Falcons. That game is set for the Sunday 1:00 time slot.
If the Redskins win, they will be looking at a rematch. In Week 5 the Falcons came to Washington and knocked Robert Griffin III out of the game late in the third quarter with a concussion. The Redskins led the game 17-14 in the fourth quarter but the Falcons
Redskins fans are challenging Seahawks fans to see who can show the most spirit on Twitter. All you have to do is tweet with the hashtag #HTTR to be counted.
As of this posting it looks like the Seahawks fans are up big.
3:00—Redskins Kickoff, Comcast SportsNet
4:30—Redskins vs. Seahawks, FOX
Immediately after end of game—Redskins Post Game Live
In case you missed it
It’s been 4,747 days since the Redskins’ last home playoff game; the next one is TODAY.