Wilson on Seattle:
Although his off-season signing with Washington brought him home, Redskins cornerback Josh Wilson returns to his ‘home away from home’ in Seattle this weekend.
Wilson, a second round draft pick to the Seahawks in 2007, sat down with “The John Thompson Show” on ESPN 980 to discuss his time in Seattle. The first thing he discussed was the absurd volume of the fabled 12th man at Qwest Field/CenturyLink Field:
“It definitely gets you going,” Wilson said. ”As a defensive player, that’s when we got the bulk of [the noise]. It was almost just as tough as a defensive player to be able to communicate as it was for the offense. But there’s nothing like making a big play as a defensive player there, because you’re gonna hear a stadium roar.”
The same can be said for special occasions on offense. Last year in the playoffs, when the Seahawks (7-9) hosted the Saints (11-5) at Qwest Field, the Seahawks managed one of the greatest upsets...