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On target with his passes, too fast with his feet and composed when he could have wilted down the stretch, Russell Wilson was simply having a blast.
Why wouldn't he?
He stared down the Monsters of the Midway and gave Seattle a rare road win, not to mention a playoff boost.
Wilson threw for two late touchdowns, connecting with Sidney Rice for a 13-yard score with 7:33 left in overtime to lift the Seahawks to a wild 23-17 victory over the Chicago Bears on Sunday.
''Their defense is really spectacular,'' the rookie said. ''Some of the guys that they have, I've been watching them play for 10, 15 years. So it was a great win for us. Guys were really focused. Guys made some unbelievable plays when we needed them, and that's the key.''
Unbeaten in five home games, the Seahawks finally figured a way to win on the road after dropping five of their first six, and knocked off the NFC North leaders in the process.
A 97-yard touchdown drive late ...
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The Seattle Seahawks went into Chicago to beat the Bears in overtime Sunday. Seattle was on the Bears’ 13-yard line when Russell Wilson hit Sidney Rice on a crossing route at the two. Rice met Bears safety Major Wright as he crossed the goal line. The ball squirted loose and players from both teams dove into a scrum to recover it.
Referee Mike Carey reviewed the play to make...
Seahawks receiver Sidney Rice is questionable for Sunday's game against Arizona and will have to pass the concussion protocol before being allowed to play.Fantasy Spin:Rice tweeted afterward that he passed all the concussion tests, but apparently that was a little premature. If he gets back on the field for Sunday's game with Arizona, he'll be severely tested by talented...
Halfway through the first overtime of the Chicago Bears/Seattle Seahawks game, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson ended the game with a touchdown pass to Sidney Rice.
As Rice slides to get into the end zone, he gets clobbered on a hit by Chicago cornerback Major Wright which knocks him out cold:
Rice ended up being okay and got up to celebrate Seattle's 23-17 win.
Russell Wilson delivered in a big way for the Seattle Seahawks Sunday against the Chicago Bears. Wilson led the Seahawks on a 97-yard TD drive right before the end of regulation and then a game-winning 80-yard drive in overtime, capped off by this touchdown pass to Sidney Rice, who was nearly decapitated on the hit.Via @cjzero
CHICAGO -- Quarterback Russell Wilson of Seattle is no longer short nor a rookie. Well, actually, he's still both of those things, but don't try telling that to the Chicago Bears -- or to the Seahawks, for that matter. Wilson stood tall and played like a poised veteran Sunday, directing a magnificent drive late in the fourth quarter and then another in overtime, eventually...
The Seattle Seahawks needed overtime to pull off today's upset of the Chicago Bears, but in the end, Russell Wilson was able to take the Seahawks down the field on the first possession of overtime, ending with a touchdown toss to Sidney Rice.
The game was close throughout, with the Seahawks holding a late lead before Jay Cutler connected with Brandon Marshall, putting the...
Russell Wilson's late-game heroics help the Seattle Seahawks topple the Chicago Bears 23-17 in a back-and-forth overtime contest at Soldier Field.
Russell Wilson was trying to share the credit, spread it around to all different teammates, when he came to this: "Matt Flynn goes out there to get the coin toss flip, and that was big for us.''
Matt Flynn. Yes, I remember him. He's the guy Seattle signed for $29.5 million to run the offense. We haven't heard from him since, though he has apparently developed...
The Chicago Bears needed to keep Jay Cutler upright if they were going to defeat the Seattle Seahawks. They did that but it was their defense who could not contain Seattle’s Russell Wilson late in Sunday’s game.
Earlier in the week, Seattle head coach Pete Carroll said that the training wheels were off of the offense. Wilson attempted a career high 37 passes against the Bears...
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I know I had a million other people I could’ve made the lead out of from yesterday’s games but I think you’ve already heard of them and you already know how good they are and what they do. Don’t worry, I’ll be able to talk about them below. What you need to realize is for all the accolades being shined on Luck and RGIII, Russell Wilson is putting together a strong year...
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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After another great performance that included a big win over the Bears on the road, Seattle Seahwks cornerback Richard Sherman believes rookie quarterback Russell Wilson is a little better than both Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck. “They’re going to hype who they’re going to hype, and you’re in the Seattle market, and it doesn’t matter what you do,” Sherman said...
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...