(Eds: With AP Photos.) By TIM BOOTH AP Sports Writer For all the scrutiny that rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has received as the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback, the limited number of times he's thrown has made it difficult to fully assess how the first seven weeks of his career have gone.
Ultimately, Seattle is 4-3 heading into Sunday's game at Detroit and that's the most important number for the Seahawks. Most of Wilson's low passing numbers are by design, with the Seahawks asking Marshawn Lynch to carry the load of Seattle's offense and spotting Wilson's throws when needed.
Lynch leads the NFC and is second in the NFL in rushing attempts with 147 through seven weeks, and is on pace for 336 this season, which would easily be the most of his career. Meanwhile, the Seahawks have the fewest pass attempts of any team in the NFL and are on pace for the least amount of passes thrown in franchise history since 1977, when Seattle played just 14 games.
The Seahawks believe th...