Fans Raise Doubts About Russell Wilson’s Quality After His Former Seahawks Teammate Makes a Surprising Revelation That Proves Broncos’ $240 Million Purchase Is Easy To Decode

Published 09/17/2022, 11:30 AM EDT
DENVER, COLORADO – AUGUST 27: Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Denver Broncos runs onto the field before a preseason NFL game against the Minnesota Vikings at Empower Field at Mile High on August 27, 2022 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Dustin Bradford/Getty Images)

Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett noticed a striking detail in the NFL game versus the Broncos. His old teammate and Broncos QB, Russell Wilson, used the same hand signals from his time in Seattle. Lockett was mic’d up for the game. So, he sensed the opportunity and passed the information to his teammates. In the videos, he can be heard decoding hand signals of Wilson to the other Seahawks players.

If you see this, it’s a go,” Lockett told Seahawks safety, Tariq Woolen, with a hand gesture. Sitting on the sideline, he later yelled, “He’s running a go! He’s running a go,” while talking to the Seahawks defense. Meanwhile, the 29-year-old’s gestures become a talking point on Twitter. Several NFL fans shared their views on social media. Some others doubted Russell Wilson’s quality as he was traded for a hefty price tag of $240Million. 

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One user tweeted, “you can’t change your hand signals”. Another user saw the funny side. ” Yards don’t win games, points do,” the tweet read. Lockett later informed Broncos receivers Courtland Sutton and KJ Hamler that the hand signals they used were predictable. “Change them signals,” he said.

Oct 25, 2020; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) bobbles the ball and makes a catch against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

The 29-year-old Lockett has been playing in the league for seven seasons. He has spent his entire career in Seattle. The receiver often credits Russell Wilson for helping him to become an impact player in the NFL. 

 

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New roles and responsibilities 

Lockett is the replacement for Wilson as the team’s offensive captain. According to him, it is a superb opportunity to give back to his team. However, the challenge before the dependable star is to ensure that his team inflicts some damage on the field.

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As an offensive skipper, it is the duty of Lockett to set strategies for the team. If the new video is a hint, the experienced star is already focused on his roles. He will look to take his team forward on his shoulders. Meanwhile, the second week of the NFL is set for intense outings.

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Nidheesh Kumar

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Nidheesh Kumar is an NFL writer for EssentiallySports. He has completed his Masters in Communication from the University of Hyderabad and was previously a sports journalist with Telangana Today. An avid enthusiast, Nidheesh is a loyal fan of writing and conversations revolving anything remotely around sports.

Edited By: Gurjyot Singh Dadial

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