Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 10/5/12
Settle down people, there is no reason to sit Russell Wilson. He’s a rookie quarterback. He will have bad games. It is going to happen and there is nothing that can be done about it. He needs time to adjust to the league, and it could take all year before we see what he can really be. Besides, if you sit him down, whom are you turning to? Matt Flynn? Russell has twice as many NFL starts as Flynn. All you’d be doing is trading one guy who’s trying to adjust to a new offense and a starting job for another. After the week two game against a fairly solid Dallas Cowboys defense, we were all convinced Russell had what it takes. Now two weeks later we’re questioning him? Why? Are we doing it because he threw three picks? Were any of those picks really his fault? On one, the defender took it off the receiver’s hip; on another, Russell’s arm was grabbed during the throw, causing the ball to come out wonky; on the last, his receiver fell down running his route. What gets lost is that on that ...
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