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Historic night from Russell Wilson who leads Seattle Seahawks to victory

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It was a historic night for the Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson as he set an impressive record for Monday Night Football.

He led the Seahawks to a 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins at FedEx Field with his rushing game the key to their victory.

He scored the only rushing touchdown of the game and on the night ran the ball for 122 yards from 11 carries.

Wilson set the record for most rushing yards by a Quarterback in the history of Monday night football.

The Seahawks scored three touchdowns on the night and kicked two field goals but it should have been a lot more.

Seattle were up 17-0 with less than five minutes remaining in the first half after Wilson's nine yard rush into the endzone and a 15 yard receiving score by Jermaine Kearse.

Steven Hauschka kicked a 40 yard field goal for the first score of the second quarter before DeSean Jackson scored a 60 yard touchdown to get the Redskins on the board before half-time.

Kai Forbath kicked the only scoring play of the third quarter as the Redskins cut the Seahawks lead down to seven.

It was a furious final six and a half minutes of the game with the Seahawks' Runningback Marshawn Lynch received a nine yard pass from Wilson to extend their lead.

Three minutes later, Andre Roberts had the ball into the endzone for the Redskins but Hauschka kicked another field to put the game beyond the Redskins.

Mistiming Seahawks

The Seahawks may be leaving Washington with a 10 point victory, but they will also leave knowing it should have been more.

They drew 13 flags throughout the game giving up a total of 90 yards and perhaps the unluckiest player on the night was Percy Harvin.

The Seahawks Wide Receiver actually received three touchdown passes on the night but all three were ruled out and brought back.

An unusually ill-disciplined Seahawks team coming off their bye week will hope to have their discipline back next week when they take on the now 4-1 Dallas Cowboys.

Meanwhile, the Redskins face a trip to the 3-1 Arizona Cardinals who this weekend lost their unbeaten streak to the Denver Broncos.

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