If the season were to end today, the Seattle Seahawks would be a wildcard team in the NFC playoffs. A large reason for that is rookie signal caller Russell Wilson, overlooked in the 2012 NFL draft, the Seahawks hit the jackpot.
Wilson came into training camp with a mindset to compete against free agent prize Matt Flynn and wrestled the starting quarterback job away from him. Of course it’s one thing to win the job; it’s another to keep it.
Wilson cemented his play when he upset the New England Patriots early in the season, each week going forward he just kept getting better.
Wilson went into the vaunted Soldiers Field and beat the Chicago Bears on a last minute touchdown to Sidney Rice. However, the Chicago game was just one in a line of impressive performances that has the NFL buzzing that the top rookie quarterback isn’t in Indianapolis or Washington D.C., he’s in Seattle quietly leading his team towards a playoff berth.
Down the stretch the games only become bigger, and W...