XFINITY's #5ToFollow - Monday, October 7

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Vance McCullough, the voice of @XFINITYSports, delivers his analysis of the five key games to watch online, paired with five Twitter follows to give you insider information on the matchup. Have a matchup that you’d like Vance to feature? Tweet @XFINITYSports with the hashtag #5ToFollow.

1. New York Jets vs. Atlanta Falcons

Details: Monday, October 7 @ 8:30 PM ET - Georgia Dome - Atlanta, GA

Watch Here: ESPN on XFINITY

Why Watch: The Atlanta Falcons and New York Jets will write the final chapter in the NFL's Week 5 in the Georgia Dome on the grand stage of Monday Night Football. The Jets will look to get rookie quarterback, Geno Smith, going early against a Falcons defense that's allowed 26 ppg on the season, while the Falcons hope to build upon Julio Jones' massive year. Jones leads the league in receiving yards (481) and has looked unstoppable so far this season. Can the Jets slow Julio? Will the Falcons get a much-needed win? Get ready for a great #MNF game!

#5ToFollow Insider: Jay Adams - @FalconsJAdams

Jay Adams is the Falcons Digital Content Manager and is a great gameday follow. If you’re looking to follow the social media voice of an NFL team, look no further than @FalconsJAdams!

Follow: @FalconsJAdams

2. Ohio State vs. Northwestern

Details: Tuesday, October 8 @ 1:00 PM ET

Watch Here: Big Ten Network on XFINITY

Why Watch: Do you like games that aren't decided until the final whistle? Conference rivalries where the underdog is playing it's biggest game in school history? If you answered yes to either (or both) of these questions, you don't want to miss #OSUvsNU. Watch as Heisman hopeful Braxton Miller and Northwestern's Kain Colter duel it out on the #B1G Network Tuesday afternoon.

#5ToFollow Insider: Big Ten Network - @BigTenNetwork

College football is in full swing and the Big Ten Network is giving the fans ready what they really want – the best games! Make sure you're following the Network and the hashtag #B1G for the latest from the conference.

Follow: @BigTenNetwork

3. Washington vs. Stanford

Details: Tuesday, October 8 @ 3:00 PM ET

Watch Here: Pac-12 Network on XFINITY

Why Watch: This game was a late night kickoff that many missed over the weekend, and the Pac-12 Network is bringing it to you one more time. A national championship contending Cardinal team is tested like never before when Keith Price and the Huskies came to town. The Stanford Cardinals and the Washington Huskies played one of the more memorable games of the young season - don't miss your chance to relive this #Pac12 classic!

#5ToFollow Insider: The Pac 12 Network - @Pac12Networks

The Pac-12 Network is keeping the football going all week long with the best games from their conference. Follow the handle as they replay this thriller from Week 5 of NCAA FB.

Follow: @Pac12Networks

4. Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Buffalo Sabres

Details: Tuesday, October 8 @ 7:30 PM ET – First Niagara Center – Buffalo, NY

Watch Here: NBCSN with XFINITY

Why Watch: The NHL Eastern Conference hits the ice on NBCSN Tuesday night. The Buffalo Sabres are on a quest for their first win of the season, while the Tampa Bay Lightning are looking to climb the conference standings. The #Bolts are on the third and final leg of their season opening road trip and hope to go 2-1 on the stretch, but the goals don't come easy against the #Sabres goalie, Ryan Miller. Get a seat on the couch, or stream the #NHLonNBC on your second-screen Tuesday evening.

#5ToFollow Insider: Andy Boron - @AndyBoron

Andy Boron has been a Sabres fan since the Brett Hull era, and now blogs about Buffalo's NHL team on SB Nation's Die By The Blade. Follow DBTB's Managing Editor for a Sabres slight on Tuesday's game.

Follow: @AndyBoron

5. Atlanta Dream vs. Minnesota Lynx

Details: Tuesday, October 8 @ 8:00 PM ET - Target Center - Minneapolis, MN

Watch Here: ESPN2 on XFINITY

Why Watch: Game 2 of the #WNBAFinals tips off in Minnesota Tuesday night as the Atlanta Dream are looking to steal home court advantage with a road win. After the Lynx's convincing win in Game 1, the Dream will need to steal this one to get back in the series. The Lynx have won 13 of their last 14 and look like the favorite, but don't count out the Dream. Tune in before the Finals tipoff in Minnesota Tuesday night.

#5ToFollow Insider: Mechelle Voepel - @MechelleV

Mechelle Voepel covers the WNBA for and will be bringing you court side via Twitter Tuesday night. If you are in need of some basketball in your timeline, follow Mechelle during the #WNBAFinals.

Follow: @MechelleV

For more behind the scenes insights from the biggest sporting events and inside information on sports & social media, make sure to follow Vance McCullough, the XFINITY Sports Guy,@XFINITYSports.

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