Category: Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson: “Razor Focus” in Seattle as the Seahawks Get Back to Work

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Russell Wilson only got better and better as his rookie season rolled on. During the second half of the year, his 120.3 passer rating was more than 10 points higher than the next-best quarterback in the league. Now, though, Wilson enters his first full offseason as the Seahawks' starter, and ...

Matt Schaub: “It’ll be Hard to Ever Fully Replace a Pocket Passer”

Monday, March 4th, 2013

Matt Schaub is most definitely a pocket passer. And while the league is always evolving and a new breed of quarterbacks has taken professional football by storm, Schaub still believes that it'll be hard for quarterbacks to succeed long-term without having the ability to drop back in an old-fashioned way. ...

Richard Sherman: Darrelle Revis is Irrelevant in My Mind

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman got in a bit of a Twitter battle with Darrelle Revis last week when he didn't include Revis among the top cornerbacks in the league when someone on the social media site asked him about the subject. With speculation that Revis could wind up in ...

Seattle QB Russell Wilson Lives For Late-Game Heroics

Monday, February 4th, 2013

Robert Griffin III and Andrew Luck garnered most of the hype throughout the season and RG3 was named the NFL's Rookie of the Year over the weekend, but it's certainly arguable that the top rookie was a quarterback drafted much later than those two. Russell Wilson put together an unfathomable ...

Drew Brees: Saints Would Have Been Tough in the Playoffs had They Squeaked In

Thursday, January 17th, 2013

It's an offseason of what-ifs in New Orleans. What if the lowered punishments of many of those involved in Bounty Gate would never have been set so high in the first place? What if coach Sean Payton's sentence would've been reduced like that of nearly everyone else? And what if ...

Sean Weatherspoon Explains the Differences Between Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

It wasn't easy, and there were some really tense moments as the Atlanta Falcons nearly squandered a 20-point lead in their own house, but thanks to two clutch throws by quarterback Matt Ryan and a clutch kick by Matt Bryant, the Falcons earned their first playoff win since 2004. That ...

Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson: “We have a Bright, Bright Future Here”

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013

Russell Wilson may or may not be the Offensive Rookie of the Year, but he was the NFL's longest-lasting rookie. The third-round pick led the Seattle Seahawks into the divisional playoffs before falling just short after an amazing comeback in Atlanta. Now, the offseason begins earlier than Wilson would have ...

Seattle Center Max Unger Can’t Stop Thinking About Seahawks’ “Horrible First Half of the Football Game”

Tuesday, January 15th, 2013

The Seattle Seahawks nearly pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in NFL playoffs history. They trailed 20-0 and 27-7 in Atlanta Sunday, yet briefly led 28-27 before falling on a last-minute field goal that ended their season. The comeback was impressive, but to many, like Seahawks center Max Unger, ...

Falcons Linebacker Sean Weatherspoon Shrugs Off Idea of Playoff Pressure

Friday, January 11th, 2013

When you taste some success over a matter of years in the NFL, but struggle in the postseason, the pressure when you get there becomes stronger and stronger -- at least from the outside looking in. Such is the case for the NFC's top seed this year, the Atlanta Falcons. ...

Pete Carroll Enjoys Seeing the NFL Shift to Young, Mobile Quarterbacks

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013

Many times, it seems like it takes forever to see a shift in the style of play in the NFL. Even recently, the trend toward a more pass-heavy offense seemed rather gradual. Now we're seeing the rapid rise of young quarterbacks with a running element to their game. With high draft ...