Former Seahawks Player Makes Explosive Claim Regarding the Future of Russell Wilson

Published 02/10/2021, 6:16 AM EST
Jan 9, 2021; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) looks to pass against the Los Angeles Rams during the first quarter at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports


With the NFL quarterback market being as crazy as it is this offseason, the possible inclusion of Russell Wilson to the mix has made it a whole lot more interesting.

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Wilson recently openly came out to say that he wants to be more involved in personnel decisions. He even wanted to have a hand in picking the team’s new offensive coordinator.

And according to some, Russell Wilson seems to growing impatient at Seattle. With his O-line letting him down multiple times in the 2020 season, some believe Wilson is looking to move on.

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Is Russell Wilson looking to make a switch?

The seven-time Pro Bowler doesn’t seem to be a happy customer. Taking multiple hits over the course of the 2020 season, Wilson feels he deserves better.

Now 32, Wilson is still one of the best quarterbacks in the league. But even he knows that without an efficient O-line to protect him, his chances of securing a second Super Bowl title look slim.

Former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Brandon Marshall during a segment of FOX Sports’ First Things First said that it looks increasingly likely that the QB is looking to move on from Seattle.

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Dec 27, 2020; Seattle, Washington, USA; Los Angeles Rams defensive end Aaron Donald (99) sacks Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) during the third quarter at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

“Russell Wilson is beyond frustrated. I think Russell Wilson is trying to figure out how to move on in a classy way. That’s what I truly believe,” Marshall said.

“He’s trying to leave the legacy that he did things the right way so other guys can follow that same blueprint. So I think he struggles with how to move on in a classy way.”

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Marshall said that Wilson would not want to leave the franchise given the great history they’ve shared in the past. And thus moving on the right way is important for the quarterback.

“(He wants to do it) in a way where people can look at him and say you know what, he still did it the right way. Because that’s important for Russ,” he added.

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Shivayan Roy

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Shivayan Roy is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Masters Diploma in Journalism from the Asian College of Journalism, Roy functioned as a reporter for Goal.com and extensively covered the FIFA U-17 World Cup.

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