When Seattle came to Washington on a Monday night

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Many still recall when Washington hosted Seattle at FedEx Field on a Monday Night Football (MNF) contest on October 6, 2014.

Russell Wilson took charge early as the Seahawks jumped to a 17-point lead on their way to a 27-17 win over Washington.

On the game’s very first series, Wilson took off for a 17-yard run and it was a glimpse of what the Washington defense would endure seeing the entire evening.

Wilson would run that Monday night 11 times gaining 122 yards, including a long run of 29 yards and a 9-yard second quarter touchdown run, putting the Redskins in a deep hole, behind 17-0.

Kirk Cousins and DeSean Jackson connected on a 60-yard touchdown, narrowing the Washington deficit to 17-7 at the half.

Trailing 24-10 in the final quarter, Cousins then connected with Andre Roberts on a six-yard score, bringing Washington to within 24-17 with 3:35 remaining.

However, the defense could not stop the Seahawks, as Seattle quickly scored again for the final 27-17 margin.

Not only did Wilson rush for 122 yards, but he also completed 18 of 24 passes for 201 yards, two touchdowns, no interceptions and a 127.3 rating.

The Seahawks (3-1) controlled the clock, keeping the Washington defense on the field, rushing for 225 yards, while Washington (1-4) was limited to a meager 35 rushing yards. Marshawn Lynch also averaged 4.2 yards on his 17 carries for 72 yards.

Jackson, Roberts and Roy Helu each had five receptions for Washington, with Jackson leading the way with 157 receiving yards.

Let’s hope this MNF contest has much better results for the Washington Football Team.