Found August 26, 2012 on Seahawk Addicts:
The competition is over, and the rookie has won.  Pete Carroll announced tonight that Russell Wilson is the Seahawks' new starting quarterback.  He'll start the final preseason game against the Raiders, although there's been no indication of how long they plan on letting him play in the game, then keep the job for the regular season opener against the Cardinals.It should be noted here that Wilson earning the job does not mean that Matt Flynn failed in any meaningful way.  The original plan was for Flynn to play after Wilson in the game against Kansas City, but an elbow injury kept him out of the game and pretty much allowed Wilson to compete for the starting job unoppposed.  Had he been able to play, the competition might have carried over into the final preseason game and Flynn might have still come out on top.  Regardless, Flynn manning the number two spot means that the Seahawks are now in the enviable position of having two starting-caliber quarterbacks at the top of...

Russell Wilson likely secured the Seahawks starting quaterback job

Getty Coming into tonight’s game against the Chiefs, all rookie quarterback Russell Wilson had to do was give the Seahawks a good reason to make him their starter heading into the season, and I believe he did that. Now only were Wilson’s stats impressive tonight (13-19 for 185 yards and 2 TD’s), but they aren’t too shabby for the entire preseason. Russell Wilson...

Wilson makes his case for Seahawks

Russell Wilson made the most of his first chance to start for Seattle. The rookie quarterback threw for 185 yards and two touchdowns in a just under three quarters of work Friday night, leading the Seahawks to a 44-14 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs. The third-round draft pick has been competing for the No. 1 job with Matt Flynn, the former Green Bay backup who signed in the offseason...

Russell Wilson To Start For Seahawks

In a surprise move the Seattle Seahawks have announced Russell Wilson to be there starter at quarterback.When Matt Flynn signed his contract earlier this year, a contract that entailed a guaranteed $8 million for the 2012 season, it was quite obvious he was brought in to lead the team. Yet third-round pick Russell Wilson from North Carolina State played too well in the preseason...

Rookie Wilson named Seahawks' starting quarterback

Rookie Russell Wilson will be the Seattle Seahawks' starting quarterback for the regular-season opener. Coach Pete Carroll made the announcement during a conference call with reporters on Sunday evening. "He's earned this job," Carroll said. "It was a legitimate competition as we said from the beginning, and with the opportunity he's taken advantage...

Russell Wilson named week one starter

Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson has been given the starting job by head coach Pete Carroll. Wilson, a third round pick form the University of Wisconsin, beat out high-priced free agent Matt Flynn after a strong preseason performance. The starting job was though to be Flynn’s after the Seahawks paid the former Green Bay Packer $10 million guaranteed money this past off-season...

Seahawks 44, Chiefs 14

Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson staked his claim to the starting job in Seattle on Friday night, throwing for 185 yards and two touchdowns while leading the Seahawks to a 44-14 rout of the Kansas City Chiefs. Wilson has been competing for the job with Matt Flynn, who was held out of the game with a sore elbow, and he got a lot of help from the rest of the Seahawks. Earl Thomas...

Russell Wilson can change how I feel about the #3 for the Seahawks

Interesting history I’ve always been fascinated by team numbers. Numbersology  as I call it. Yes I made that word up. My wife always tells me I have my own language of “Q-isms.” That’s another. The #3 is a number that we have only seen on display in Seattle a handful of times in the Seahawks short 36 year history. Three are quarterbacks, the rest kickers and punters. The...

Pete Carroll raves about T.O.

The Seahawks cut T.O. from their roster, but does Pete Carroll have negative feelings toward the receiver? Hardly.

Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs: NFL love ‘em & hate ‘em Preseason Week 3

Star in the making Seattle 44, Kansas City 14 When: 8:00 PM ET, Friday, August 24, 2012 Where: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri Temperature: 85° Head Official: Craig Ochoa Attendance: 99999 Boxscore | Recap  The Seattle Seahawks took to the field again Friday night, heading to Kansas City to take on the Chiefs. There were many battles to be won in the position competitions...

Perimeter Projections: The Seattle Seahawks

With retooled positions on both sides of the ball, this year will be a transitory season for the Seattle Seahawks. Being a native of the Pacific Northwest, I have enjoyed several Seahawks games over the years. If the electricity of Century Link Field can be matched by the level of play we could be looking at a surprise contender in the NFC West. This article will give insight as...

Bills to Acquire Tavaris Jackson From Seahawks, Leaving Little Room in Buffalo for Vince Young

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills are negotiating to restructure the final year of Tavaris Jackson's contract before completing a trade with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire the seventh-year quarterback. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll confirmed the deal had been agreed to by both teams Sunday but added the trade wasn't completed. "It has been agreed upon, but there is still...

Former Badger now Seahawks starting QB

Pete Carroll and John Schneider were overjoyed during the April NFL draft when the Seattle Seahawks were able to grab Russell Wilson in the third round. Even they couldn't anticipate that Wilson would be the Seahawks' Week 1 starter. Carroll announced Sunday night that the undersized, but highly successful rookie quarterback from Wisconsin will be the starter when the Seahawks...
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