Your Five Things For October 7th: Seattle Tops Washington On Monday Night Football
1. Kirk Cousins Can't Out Duel Russel Wilson In Seahawks Win
Last night outside of Washington D.C., the Seattle Seahawks took on the Washington Redskins. Coming into the game, the Seakhawks won 8 straight games on Monday Night Football and this game would be no different. Lead by Russel Wilson, the Seahawks were able to top Washington 27-17 and continue their Monday Night Football success. Russel Wilson went 18/24 for 201 yards and 2 touchdowns through the air and on the ground had 122 yards on 11 rushes with 1 touchdown. Kirk Cousins had a better passing game going 21/36 for 283 yards and 2 touchdowns. But that was the only aspect on the offensive side of the ball that Washington could get going. Washington will go Arizona to play the Cardinals while the Seahawks will host the Cowboys.
2. Changes Coming To The Student Section at Michigan State Football Games
Athletic Director Mark Hollis expressed that the declining attendance in the student section at football games has been a concern. Now, Michigan State wants to make changes after comments made by Mark Hollis on Twitter Sunday night. While Michigan States attendance is down, according to Wall Street Journal data, it is down 7.1 percent across the board. Click here to see our interview with Mark Hollis on Mad Dog In The Morning.
3. Cardinals Get Upper Hand In Series
In game 3 of the NLDS, the St. Louis Cardinals topped the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-1 in St. Louis. The Cardinals offense was hot getting 11 hits but they could only bring 3 runs during the game. All three runs came off of home runs. John Lackey went 7 innings giving up 1 run on 5 hits and 8 strikeouts. Yasiel Puig ended his strikeout streak after striking out 7 straight times during the NLDS. Cardinals will look to clinch today as the two teams face off today at 5:00 pm.
4. Nationals Still Alive
In San Franscico, the Giants hosted the Washington Nationals looking to sweep the top seeded Nationals out of the playoffs. But, Bryce Harper had another plan leading the Nationals to the victory 4-1 over the Giants. Harper went 1 for 3 scoring 2 runs and knocking in an RBI as well. With this win, the Nationals ended the 10-game postseason winning streak of the San Franscico Giants. Game 4 will be tonight at 9:00 pm.
5. Two Arrested In Assault At Levi's Stadium
At the San Franscico 49ers game this past weekend, there was an altercation in the bathroom before the Kansas City Cheifs and the San Franscico 49ers game. The two suspects were caught shortly after leaving the bathroom. One of the victims was released from the hospital while the other victim is still in critical condition with head injuries. Read more about the incident as well as statements from the police here.