Found October 24, 2012 on NFL Draft Zone:

Asked about the progress of his rookie quarterback, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll acknowledged that there have been some obstacles for Russell Wilson to overcome, but overall he’s pleased with the development the University of Wisconsin product has made through seven games. Carroll has been careful to keep a lid on Seattle’s offense while the team has compiled a 4-3 record, leaning on an effective running game and a talented defense so Wilson has not had to carry the load offensively. “My biggest thing is to try and be the leader of this football team,” Wilson said. “Do what it takes, and continue to stay positive and believe in what we do. “We’ve got a great football team. We just keep moving forward. We keep trying to figure out what we can do better as a collective group and keep working in practice.” The Seahawks have been in all seven games, and Wilson had led the Seahawks to a pair of fourth-quarter comeback wins. But Carroll pointed out that Wilson has played poorly on the road, where he has thrown two touchdown passes and seven interceptions and has a 55.7 passer rating. Wilson has thrown six touchdown passes and no interceptions and has a 116.9 passer rating at home. So it’s no surprise Seattle is 3-0 at home and 1-3 on the road. After travelling to Detroit on Sunday, the Seahawks play five of their final eight games at CenturyLink Field, including contests against all three NFC West Division opponents. “He’s done some pretty extraordinary things, Carroll said. “I think he’s played within the format that we have setup for him well. He’s played particularly well at home, not as well on the road, and we noticed that the numbers are quite a bit different there. “He’s grown, he’s corrected things, and he’s totally in control poise-wise in the games and in the situation. I think he can do special things. There are just not very many kids that are as well prepared to take on the workload and the stress of it and the pressure and all of that, as he is. I think he’s done OK.

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