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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva of Rotoworld.com, if quarterback Russell Wilson plays well this week as a starter for the Seahawks, he’ll get the starting job heading into the regular season.
Adam Schefter said on SportsCenter #Seahawks QB job is “out of (Matt Flynn’s) hands” at this pt. Wilson will start if he plays well Friday.
— Evan Silva (@evansilva) August 22, 2012
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After two dynamic second-half performances, rookie Russell Wilson is going to get his opportunity with the Seattle Seahawks' starting offense.
And by starting Wilson, finding a winner in one of the last remaining quarterback competitions in the NFL will drag on another week closer to the start of the regular season.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll, who announced on Tuesday that...
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- After two dynamic second-half performances, rookie Russell Wilson is going to get his opportunity with the Seattle Seahawks' starting offense. And by starting Wilson, finding a winner in one of the last remaining quarterback competitions in the NFL will drag on another week closer to the start of the regular season. Seattle coach Pete Carroll, who announced...
Could we have 5 rookie starting quarterbacks week 1? Well, 4 have already been named, Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin, Ryan Tannehill, and Brandon Weeden and a 5th, the Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, will start in the team’s 3rd preseason game this week. 3rd preseason games are typically teams’ dress rehearsals for the regular season, when teams have their depth chart finalized. However...
The Seahawks third preseason game is Friday night. Most teams use the third preseason game as a sort of dress rehearsal for the regular season; the starters will generally play well into the third quarter. The Seahawks uncertain quarterback situation has apparently led them to buck that trend. Rookie Russell Wilson will make his first NFL start on Friday when the Seahawks visit the...
No, the sky is not falling.
After Tuesday’s practice, head coach Pete Carroll announced Russell Wilson will start this Friday’s game against the Kansas City Chiefs, in Kansas City. The Seahawks Twitter-verse was abuzz with self proclaimed experts questioning their fandom because of one decision.
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According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter via Evan Silva of Rotoworld.com, Maurice Jones-Drew’s hold out is expected to at least drag into the early part of the regular season.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter on Jones-Drew holdout: “Looking more & more like this is going to go into the start of the season at the very least.”
— Evan Silva (@evansilva) August 22, 2012
I laugh whenever...
Between 1970 and 2005, an average of 1.4 rookie quarterbacks per year started at least eight games. Since then, that number has increased to 2.7. And if Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III, Ryan Tannehill, Brandon Weeden and Russell Wilson hit that mark this season, that number would increase to 3.1.
In other words, twice as many rookie quarterbacks are becoming prominent...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have been awarded wide receiver Jordan Shipley off waivers from the Cincinnati Bengals.
Tampa Bay was awarded former Bengals WR Jordan Shipley on waivers today.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 20, 2012
The Bengals gave up on Shipley as he continues to come back from tearing his ACL last season. The Bucs claimed...
As David Moore reported on Aug. 15, Jason Witten not need to have surgery on his lacerated spleen. According to ESPN.com's Adam Schefter, the bleeding has subsided and doctors believe Witten's spleen will heal on its own.
Schefter reported that had Witten needed surgery it would have ended his season.
Although Witten hopes to return for the team's season opener Sept...
According to ESPN’s John Clayton, the Seattle Seahawks aren’t expected to trade or release quarterback Tarvaris Jackson until around the fourth week of the preseason in case either Matt Flynn or Russell Wilson gets injured.
Once again, Tarvaris Jackson is not expected to play in Week 3. he will be released or traded around the fourth week of games.
— John Clayton...
The Maurice Jones-Drew holdout drama escalated on Tuesday when ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported via twitter that the Jacksonville running back is now open to the idea of being traded after an unsuccessful meeting with owner Shad Khan. Jones-Drew reportedly became upset with Khan’s comments that the “train is leaving the station.”
Jones-Drew wants a new contract that would pay...
According to ESPN's Adam Schefter, Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew is "now open to being traded" in light of owner Shad Khan's recent remark that the "train is leaving the station." Khan also said Jones-Drew's holdout "doesn't even move the needle" on the stress meter.Fantasy Spin:Perhaps Khan shouldn't have stirred the pot...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Jacksonville Jaguars running back Maurice Jones-Drew’s hold out is expected to carry over into the regular season and he’s open to being traded.
Now the holdout for @jones_drew32 shows no signs of letting up and is fully expected to extend into the regular season.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 21, 2012
In light of Jaguars...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Austin Howard has impressed the New York Jets in camp and could get more time at right tackle and end up starting ahead of Wayne Hunter who’s been a serious liability.
Don’t be surprised if Austin Howard gets more and more time at right tackle for the Jets and winds up as the starter. Howard has impressed.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter...
Adrian Peterson will not play in the preseason. Adam Schefter reported on ESPN that the Vikings believe AP is will be ready for week 1 but do not want to risk playing him in the preseason. There have been no set backs and from all indications AP is ahead of schedule and on track for week 1.