Russell Wilson continues double-threat assault on NFL

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Seattle’s Russell Wilson on Monday night led the Seahawks to a 27-17 win over Washington by throwing for 201 yards and rushing for another 122 yards. He was Seattle’s leading rusher for the game.

Wilson’s 200 yards passing and 100 yards rushing was the 12th time in NFL history that a quarterback reached those numbers in a game. It was the second time for Wilson; he did last season in a game versus Indianapolis when he rushed for 102 yards on 13 carries and threw for 210 yards in Seattle’s 34-28 loss to Indianapolis.

Wilson became the third QB in league history to reach the 200 yards passing-100 yards rushing mark in the same game twice in a career. He joins Michael Vick and Donovan McNabb.

Here’s a look at the 12 times when a QB had over 200 yards passing and 100 yards rushing in the same game. (Did you notice that Wilson accomplished his two games on the same date?)

October 6, 2014: Russell Wilson, Seattle (201 passing, 122 rushing)
October 6, 2013: Russell Wilson, Seattle (210 passing, 102 rushing)
September 8, 2013: Terrell Pryor, Oakland (217 passing, 112 rushing)
January 12, 2013: Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco (263 passing, 181 rushing)
December 9, 2012: Cam Newton, Carolina (287 passing, 116 rushing)
December 19, 2010: Michael Vick, Philadelphia (242 passing, 130 rushing)
October 31, 2004: Michael Vick, Atlanta (252 passing, 115 rushing)
January 11, 2004: Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia (248 passing, 107 rushing)
October 6, 2002: Donovan McNabb, Philadelphia (230 passing, 100 rushing)
December 1, 2000: Aaron Brooks, New Orleans (203 passing, 108 rushing)
December 23, 1990: Steve Young, San Francisco (208 passing, 102 rushing)
November 4, 1990: Randall Cunningham, Philadelphia (240 passing, 124 rushing)

The above QBs were a combined 8-4 in those games.

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