Originally posted on Gridiron Grit  |  Last updated 1/21/13
Seattle Seahawks star rookie QB Russell Wilson is considered one of the top three candidates for offensive rookie of the year, along with Indianapolis Colts QB Andrew Luck and Washington Redskins QB Robert Griffin III. While Griffin was chosen as the rookie QB to represent the NFC Pro Bowl team this Sunday, Wilson will be the one playing. RGIII is rehabbing from the major knee injury he suffered in the loss to the Seahawks, and Atlanta Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan is being replaced by Wilson after suffering a shoulder injury this weekend in the NFC Championship. [RELATED: How Russell Wilson and RGIII are Paving The Way For Johnny Manziel Into The NFL] Photo Credit: SeattleSeahawks.com Wilson joins Leon Washington, running back Marshawn Lynch, safety Earl Thomas, center Max Unger and offensive tackle Russell Okung as the sixth player with the Seahawks to head to Honolulu for the 2013 Pro Bowl. The 5-11, 206-pound signal-caller completed 252 of 393 passes (64.1 completion rate) for 3...
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