Originally posted on Football Nation  |  Last updated 1/6/13
Head coach Pete Carroll and rookie quarterback Russell Wilson have shown all season why they should be Rookie of the Year and Coach of the Year. The Seattle Seahawks (11-5) are the hottest team heading into the playoffs winning 7 of there last 8 games behind the leadership of Wilson and strong play from a hungry defense.Wilson is putting together one of the best rookie seasons for a quarterback in the history of the NFL. He has already broken Peyton Mannings touchdown record with 26. Manning had 25. Besides holding the rookie touchdown record Wilson has completed 252-393 passes for 3,118 yards. He has also contributed in the Seahawks ground attack with 489 yards on 94 carries and 4 touchdowns.Granted that No.1 pick Andrew Luck and No.2 pick Robert Griffin III have put together amazing seasons of their own; they were picked to be leaders of their teams. Wilson was picked in the 3rd round; and went into training camp not even knowing if he was gonna make the team. With that in mind th...
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