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The Seattle Seahawks acquired free agent QB Matt Flynn in the offseason, signing him to a three-year, $19.5 million dollar contract, but will they trade Flynn prior to the start of the 2013 season? Despite signing Flynn, Seattle drafted QB Russell Wilson in the 2012 NFL Draft. Flynn had been considered the heir apparent to the starting job but Wilson supplanted Flynn and has guided the Seahawks to playoff contention in his rookie season.
Wilson is scheduled to earn a meager $526,217 dollars in 2013. If Wilson does indeed guide the Seahawks to the playoffs, a new contract will likely be negotiated. Flynn, after receiving $10 million guaranteed this season is slated to earn another $5.25 million next year, an amount that Seattle will be unlikely to pay for Flynn to back up Wilson next year.
Flynn was an intriguing prospect last season. He received little playing time after backing up Aaron Rodgers in Green Bay. His 500-yard, 6-touchdown performance in the last game of the season again...
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I loved the upside of Russell Wilson coming into the season, but the Seahawks didn’t allow him to let it rip early in the year. Things have changed over the past 5 weeks, as Wilson might be the rookie QB that needs to talked about more in fantasy circles.
In the last 5 weeks Wilson has been a very nice fantasy option. He has thrown multiple TDs in all 5 games and had a season high...
Seahawks QB makes Late Season Statement
In his first season with the Hawks Russell Wilson has shown ability way beyond his years. At first glance he is a QB with a strong accurate arm who has scrambling ability.
However now that we have had seen Wilson for three quarters of a season we see that he has the poise and leadership of a veteran not to mention an unmatched work ethic to...
That’s the best way to summarize the way Russell Wilson has played these past five games for the Seahawks.
Seattle’s rookie quarterback is playing the same way he did back when he arrived in training camp and hit the ground running. And throwing. And doing just about anything else he wanted in his first chance at facing NFL competition.
The difference is that it’s the regular...
Julius Peppers told reporters with the Chicago Tribune that Russell Wilson caught the team off guard. “He likes to play with his legs,” defensive end Julius Peppers said via the Chicago Tribune. “We weren’t prepared for it, but he did a good job today.” How in the world is that possible? The Seahawks noticed the Bears were caught flat-footed The post Julius Peppers...
Chicago had no answer for Russell Wilson and the Seahawks’ use of the read-option offense, particularly late in Sunday’s game, when Wilson ate up the Bears using his legs.
On this episode of The Slant, host Brad Stein talks about Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and why this NFL season may be the most captivating ever. He is also joined by Mike Ferguson of Outside the Red Zone to discuss Notre Dame.
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Chicago Bears fans are starting to catching on that rookie defensive end Shea McClellin is not an every down base DE. So now Bears fans have it in mind that McClellin could be the eventual replacement for Brian Urlacher. That talk was a part of the discussion prior to Urlacher's injury and has exploded into the pantheon of discussion with Urlacher's possible season...
Start ‘em & Sit ‘em Week 14
Fantasy Football – Seattle Seahawks Week 14 predictions
The Seahawks are back at home this week where they have been much better than on the road so far this season – scary if you are an Arizona Cardinals fan!
Seattle is coming on – they occupy an NFC Wild Card spot and have been improving each and every week. It is past time to give Russell...
Christmas came early
No, that wasn’t a typo in the paper, or some sort of glitch on your TV screen Sunday afternoon, the Seattle Seahawks actually won a game on the road against a good Bears team.
It all seemed to fall into place after that non-call when Doug Baldwin pushed off to make the catch to extend the drive in overtime.
Just like the Packers game, I don’t care if...
The distances the Seattle Seahawks offense needed to cover late in regulation and then again in overtime left plenty of opportunity, as Pete Carroll put it, to ''really screw it up.''
Not with Russell Wilson at the controls. Not with the way this rookie is playing.
''There's really nothing to hold us back with what we can do and ask the quarterback to...
Ryan Lester of GridironGrit.com gives his NFL Week 14 fantasy football waiver-wire advice.
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Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks
Russell Wilson continued to shine on Sunday in Chicago, as he threw for 293 yards and a pair of touchdowns with another 71 yards on the ground in the team’s 23-17 win over the Bears.
He has multiple TD passes in each...
Chicago Bears cornerback Charles Tillman (33) reacts after a long gain on a scramble by Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) in overtime at Soldier Field in Chicago on Sunday, December 2, 2012. (Chris Sweda/ Chicago Tribune)
The Chicago Bears blew a chance to be the second seed in the NFC and keep their first place standing in the NFC North on Sunday.
Their 23-17 overtime...
Finally a win on the road again!
The Seahawks went to Chicago and came out the victors once again as they are quickly becoming the most feared team in Illinois.
Even though the defense tried their hardest to give the game away in the final seconds once again, the Seahawks emerged as a team that is sure to be a force in the NFC playoff picture.
With only one remaining road game...