Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/23/14
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 giving the Seahawks a 23-17 victory over the Bears on his 13-yard touchdown pass to Sidney Rice after 7:27 of the extra period. "Just exquisite execution by the quarterback," said Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. It was only the second road victory in seven games for Seattle, which is 5-0 at home and 7-5 overall, and kept the Seahawks in the race for at least a wild-card playoff spot in the NFC. Three of their final four games are at home and only one of the four is against a team with a winning record. One of those games -- at home against the 49ers -- could decide the NFC West. Chicago, whi...
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