With his 7th Sprint Cup Championship, Jimmie Johnson established himself as one of the greatest drivers of all time. Johnson is now tied with the legends Dale Earnhardt Sr and Richard Petty. Johnson is only 41 years old, and in motorsports he’s considered young enough to keep going and possibly grab that 8th Title next year.
The Washington Redskins, led by QB Kirk Cousins’ 3 touchdowns, dominated the Green Bay Packers. Cousins has been playing on a $19.95 million one year franchise tag salary instead of a longer term salary, as the team wanted to determine if he was their quarterback of the future. After a big win against the Packers, Cousins appears to be on his way to a very large guarantee in the off-season. The Packers, on the other hand, appear to be collapsing. Sunday’s meldown marked their 4th straight loss. Redskins 42, Packers 24.
In college football, the Texas Longhorns have apparently fired their coach Charlie Strong, but Strong seems to be the last to officially know. According to ESPN, reports point to Strong getting the boot, but Strong claims he hasn’t officially heard from the University. Strong has been the head coach of UT for three seasons, but the Team has had disappointing results and may not get a Bowl bid this season.