Washington Football Team takes down Seattle Seahawks 17-15

Washington is now 5-6 this season

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) is sacked by Washington Football Team defensive end Shaka Toney (58) during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Nov. 29, 2021, in Landover, Md. (AP Photo/Nick Wass) (Nick Wass, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

Washington Football Team beat the Seattle Seahawks Monday night with a score of 17-15.

Leading Washington offensively was quarterback Taylor Heinicke, who completed 27 of 35 passes for 223 yards. Heinicke also threw one touchdown and one interception. Meanwhile, quarterback Russell Wilson carried the Seahawks by completing 20 of 31 passes for 247 yards and also threw two touchdowns.

Washington made the first points of the game when kicker Joey Slye completed a 23-yard field goal, putting Washington in the lead with 3 points. Just seconds before the first quarter ended, Seahawks tight end Gerald Everett completed a 6-yard pass from quarterback Russell Wilson, scoring the first touchdown of the game.

Within the last minute of the second quarter, Heinicke passed a 10-yard touchdown to running back J.D. McKissic, putting Washington up to 9 points after a missed extra point. Seconds later, the Seahawks caught up and tied after defensive end Rasheem Green recovered Washington’s blocked kick.

After tying 9-9 at halftime, Washington led with 6 unanswered points in the third quarter. McKissic completed a 10-yard rushing touchdown in the third quarter, putting Washington in the lead.

Late in the fourth quarter, Seahawks wide receiver Freddie Swain completed a 32-yard touchdown pass from Wilson, bringing the score to 17-15 within the last 15 seconds of the game.

Seahawks couldn’t complete their two-point conversion, now putting Washington 5-6 this season.


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