New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is tackled by Washington Redskins linebacker London Fletcher (top) during the first half of their NFL football game in Landover, Maryland December 3, 2012. REUTERS/Jason Reed
The Game: Seattle Seahawks (11-5) at Washington Redskins (10-6)
When: Sunday, 4:30 p.m. EST
Where: FedEx Field, Landover, Md.
Weather Forecast: Sunny, 8 C.
The Line: Seahawks by 3
Seahawks and Redskins -- Yes, both teams run and pass out of the pistol formation, especially the Skins. And both run I-formation plays. Seattle even runs zone-read 'give-or-keep' option plays out of a spread. But the staple running play for both teams is the outside-zone stretch. On this seemingly simple play made famous by Skins head coach Mike Shanahan in the late '90s when he was in Denver, offensive linemen don't drive-block an assigned defender, in the traditional manner.
Rather, in unison at the snap, the OLs all roll laterally, toward whichever sideline the play is destined, keeping the same spac