There has been a touchdown in Sunday’s contest between the Commanders and Seahawks, but the two teams are tied 9-9 at halftime.
The Seahawks had a shot at putting up more points just before halftime, but quarterback Geno Smith was flagged for intentional grounding with under 10 seconds left in the half. With a 10-second runoff due to the penalty, the second quarter was over.
Washington scored first with running back Brian Robinson taking a pass 51 yards for a touchdown to cap the team’s first drive. Kicker Joey Slye missed the extra point off the left upright, keeping the score at 6-0.
Seattle’s Jason Myers connected on a 45-yard field goal to make it 6-3. Slye responded with a 49 yarder. Then Myers scored from 43 and 33 yards out to tie the game at 9-9 with 1:47 left in the second quarter.
Commanders quarterback Sam Howell was 15-of-21 for 133 yards with a TD in the first half. The Commanders attempted just five runs
The Commanders lost cornerback Emmanuel Forbes early in the first quarter when he was ejected for a helmet-to-helmet hit on receiver Tyler Lockett. While Lockett was checked for a concussion, he was cleared and got back into the game.
The Seahawks will receive the second-half kickoff.