Cowboys Overwhelm Seattle For 30-23 Win

hawkstextblueDeMarco Murray ran for a 15-yard touchdown with 3:16 left and became the second running back in NFL history with six straight 100-yard games to start the season as the Dallas Cowboys stunned the Seattle Seahawks 30-23 on Sunday. Dallas overcame a pair of special teams turnovers and became the first team outside the NFC West to win in Seattle since 2011.

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Halliday Named Pac-12 P/W

halliday wsuWashington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named the Pac-12 Conference Offensive Player of the Week, the conference office announced Monday. Halliday had a huge game Saturday against California, completing 49 of 70 passes for an NCAA FBS record 734 yards, six touchdown and no interceptions. The redshirt-senior guided the Cougars to 59 points,

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Seahawks Over Washington

wilson oct6Russell Wilson rushed for a career-high 122 yards and a touchdown Monday night, and the Seattle Seahawks overcame more than a dozen penalties — including three that wiped out apparent touchdowns by Percy Harvin — in a 27-17 victory over the Washington Redskins. Wilson completed 18 of 24 passes for 201 yards and two more scores for the Seahawks, who displayed an uncharacteristic lack of crispness coming off their bye.

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Washington State Dismisses Special Teams Coach

Washington State coach Mike Leach has dismissed special teams coordinator Eric Russell after Saturday's 60-59 loss to California in which the Cougars gave up back-to-back kickoff returns for touchdowns. The Cougars also missed a potential game-winning 19-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the game. The previous week at Utah, the Cougars gave up another special teams touchdown on a punt return. Leach said during his press conference Monday that Russell's duties will be divided up among the other assistants. Russell came to Washington State from Tennessee in 2012. PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – October 7, 2014