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While Matt Flynn sits in front of him, the wait for Russell Wilson may not be long` 1.) Russell Wilson Quarterback, Seattle Seahawks “He is too short to be an NFL Quarterback”, “He can’t see over his Offensive Line” these are just some of the things Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson heard from NFL scouts heading into the 2012 NFL Draft. Wilson has all the makings of an NFL staring quarterback; ability to throw on the run, a strong arm, and pin point accuracy. Unfortunately, too much is put into height, and it dropped Wilson from a 1st Round talent to a 3rd Round pick. The Seahawks were baffled Wilson fell to them in the 3rd Round (75th Overall), and even after signing free agent Matt Flynn, Seahawks General Manager John Schneider took Wilson not as a project, but as a serious contender for the starting quarterback job. In Seattle’s first Pre Season game against the Tennessee Titans, Flynn and Wilson both impressed. In the 1st half Flynn was efficient, completing 11 of 13 p...

Why Russell Wilson will unseat Matt Flynn in Seattle

The Seattle Seahawks under Pete Carroll have done everything but be predictable and the quarterback battle is no different. In 2010, the Seahawks not only made the playoffs at 7-9, but stunned the defending champion New Orleans Saints in the Wild Card Round. Then they drafted Alabama offensive lineman James Carpenter in the first round [...]

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson thinks he’s getting closer to starter's job

Fomer Wisconsin Badger Russell Wilson is on his own personal quest to win the Seattle Seahawks quarterback battle. The rookie quarterback is competing against prized free agent pick up Matt Flynn from Green Bay, and last year’s starter Tarvaris Jackson. In an interview with WJRK in Seattle via, Wilson talks about his progress so far.

Russell Wilson still a long shot to win starting job

The Seattle Seahawks have a heated quarterback battle on their hands. But, despite many reports to the contrary, Russell Wilson doesn’t appear to be a part of it. According to Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times, Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson continue to share the majority of the first-team reps in practice. Meanwhile, Wilson continues to work with the second team, and isn...

Braylon Edwards has finally found a true home in Seattle

Braylon Edwards has always been a talented receiver and as such he’s proven himself to be an enigma so far in the NFL. He’s made huge plays and saw his career jump off to a great start yet after leaving Cleveland he sputtered out in both New York with the Jets and in San Francisco. Now, it looks like he’s ready to go for his and he appears to be on the verge of his long-awaited...

Russell Wilson believes he’s closer to becoming the Seahawks starting quarterback

AP Photo Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson told Ian Furness from KJR in Seattle via that he believes he’s moved closer to becoming the starting quarterback. “I definitely believe I’ve moved closer,” Wilson said, via “You take one step at a time, one day at a time, one rep at a time and you just improve...

Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Competition Revisited

Am I the only one who thinks that the way that the Seahawks are handling their quarterback competition is a little bit weird? I understand their logic with regards to not playing Tavaris in the exhibitions; I don’t agree with it but I understand it. I get that the Seahawks believe they know everything they need to know about Tavaris but isn’t there a chance that he’ll be a...

Matt Flynn will get his second straight start

AP Photo According to John Boyle of the Everett Herald, Matt Flynn will get the start for the Seattle Seahawks for the second straight week. Pete Carroll said they’ll stick with the same plan this week: Flynn starting, Wilson 2nd half. #Seahawks — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) August 14, 2012 Flynn had a pretty solid game last week, but did throw one interception despite a productive...

Seattle Seahawks: 4 Things to Watch For vs. Denver

Matt Flynn vs. Russell Wilson, Round 2   For all intents and purposes, it sure does look like Tarvaris Jackson is out of what has become a two-man race for the Seahawks' starting quarterback gig, as once again he won’t suit up for the matchup against the Broncos. Pete Carroll has said Jackson essentially represents the control element in this experiment… or in other words...

Matt Flynn to start for Seahawks vs. Broncos

Per the website today we've learned that Pete Carroll said in a post practice press conference that Matt Flynn will start at QB this week vs. the Denver Broncos in Week 2 NFLX action. That was the word from coach Pete Carroll after today’s practice, although incumbent starter Tarvaris Jackson worked as the No. 1 QB in practice and Carroll admitted he thought about...

Seahawks Come Up Victorious In Preseason Opener

Northwest Sports Update I totally forgot to post this. I wrote it on Monday AM, it got lost in my notes. A 5 dimes review of Seattle’s preseason opener against Tennessee should be positive about the Seahawks’ performance, but not too positive as there is a long way to go in Seattle, especially at quarterback. Matt Flynn was 11-of-13 for 71 yards and a pick in a 27-17 win...

Seattle Seahawks Potential Breakout Player of 2012: Matt Flynn

The great thing about the NFL is that there are so many positions that every year, there is almost always at least one player who has a breakout year on every team, no matter how good or bad the team is. This is one part in a 32 part segment detailing one potential breakout player for the 2012 NFL season on each NFL team. For the Seattle Seahawks, that player is quarterback Matt...
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