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Russell Wilson - #3 - QB

Status Active
Height/Weight 5' 11"/ 206 lbs.
Birthday 11/29/1988
Birthplace Richmond, VA
College Wisconsin
Years played 2
Drafted 2012, 3rd round, 12th pick by Seahawks

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rating Yds TD
100.0 3118 26

Rookie Meter: Overshadowed Wilson shows depth of rookie class

Posted Dec. 04, 2012 @ 7:29 p.m. ET
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's season would be Rookie of the Year-worthy in most seasons, but he still is overshadowed by Luck and Griffin.

NFC West Spin cycle: Rams fortify status as divisional heavyweights

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 4:08 p.m. ET
The Rams stole the show from Seattle in Week 13 with a stunning overtime upset of the Niners that moved their record to 4-0-1 in the NFC West.

Luck, Wilson highlight strange, amazing QB week

Posted Dec. 03, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
Rookies Russell Wilson and Andrew Luck were spectacular in Week 13. But there were several other notable QB performances.

Thrilling win could be turning point for Wilson, Seahawks

Posted Dec. 02, 2012 @ 11:01 p.m. ET
You can’t help but think this must be a turning point for a young Seahawks squad that finally showed some swagger away from home.

Rookie Meter: The road has not been kind to Luck, Wilson

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson are in the Rookie of the Year running, but their road struggles could keep them from winning the award.

Week 10 fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy QB tips, Russell Wilson and Josh Freeman are emerging and have good matchups, while it may be time to sit Michael Vick.

Rookie QBs shine while 2011 class mired in slump

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 12:29 p.m. ET
PFW publisher Hub Arkush analyzes the QB classes from the past two NFL drafts.

Myers, Jones among intriguing Raiders on waiver wire

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
In his Week 10 Fantasy Ticker, PFW's Mike Wilkening says that several Raiders, including TE Brandon Myers, have a good deal of appeal.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cards, Seahawks going in opposite directions

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
In a week in which two NFC West teams were on bye, the Seahawks moved above the .500 mark and the Cardinals continued to flounder.

Week Nine fantasy tips: QBs

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 2 p.m. ET
In PFW's late-week fantasy QB tips, Matthew Stafford is a must-start, Josh Freeman should keep cruising and Russell Wilson could be a sleeper.

Key matchup: Seahawks WR Sidney Rice vs. Vikings secondary

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Seahawks' passing game is starting to heat up just as the Vikings' pass defense has taken a step back. Here's a look at one key matchup.

Rookie Meter: Wilson, Tannehill join rookie QB debate

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Outside Andrew Luck, the class of rookie quarterbacks had a strong Week Six, and Russell Wilson and Ryan Tannehill continue to improve, and win games.

Seahawks remain concerned about Flynn's elbow

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 12:19 p.m. ET
We hear the Seahawks remain concerned about Matt Flynn's right elbow holding up if he were to replace Russell Wilson as the starting QB.

Rookie Meter: Wilson's career off to a wild start

Posted Sept. 25, 2012 @ 7:21 p.m. ET
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson's Hail Mary touchdown throw set off a firestorm on Tuesday, but in the end, it's Wilson's second win.

Flynn appears to be accepting fate in Seattle

Posted Sept. 20, 2012 @ 10:38 p.m. ET
Even though Russell Wilson has made him a second fiddle again, Matt Flynn still couldn’t be more important in the grand scheme of things in Seattle.

Seahawks have other rookies besides Wilson worth noting

Posted Sept. 07, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
Several Seahawks rookies, including RB Robert Turbin, are capable of making a major impact right away this season.

Wilson to start for Seahawks in Week One

Posted Aug. 27, 2012 @ 12:08 a.m. ET
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll announced Sunday that rookie QB Russell Wilson will start the regular-season opener.

Wilson has leg up on injured Flynn in Seattle

Posted Aug. 25, 2012 @ 2:04 p.m. ET
The combination of another sterling performance and Matt Flynn's elbow injury appears to have given Russell Wilson the edge in the battle for Seattle's starting QB job.

Report: Wilson to start Seahawks preseason game

Posted Aug. 21, 2012 @ 1:43 p.m. ET
Rookie Russell Wilson will get the start for the Seahawks in their third preseason game on Friday night, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.

Flynn to start preseason opener for Seattle

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
For this week and the preseason opener, Matt Flynn is the Seahawks' starting quarterback.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Jan. 21, 2013
Wilson has been added to the NFC roster for the Pro Bowl after Atlanta's Matt Ryan withdrew due to an injury.||||||| Wilson was added to the team on Monday. He will be the sixth Seahawks player in the game, joining offensive linemen Max Unger and Russell Okung, running back Marshawn Lynch, safety Earl Thomas and kick returner Leon Washington. Wilson threw for 3,118 yards and tied the NFL rookie record with 26 passing touchdowns in the regular season. His finest performance of the year came in Seattle's NFC playoff loss at Atlanta where Wilson threw for 385 yards and two touchdowns.
Posted Jan. 07, 2013
The last rookie quarterback standing in the NFL playoffs is Wilson, who led the Seattle Seahawks to a 24-14 victory over the Redskins on Sunday.||||||| Wilson completed 15 of 26 passes for 187 yards and ran eight times for 67 yards. Next week's matchup against top-seeded Atlanta figures to be a good one since he has more playoff wins than counterpart Matt Ryan.
Posted Dec. 30, 2012
Wilson has tied Peyton Manning's NFL record for most touchdown passes by a rookie with 26 after a third-quarter score on Sunday against St. Louis.||||||| After struggling to get Seattle's offense started for most of the game, Wilson found fullback Michael Robinson out of the backfield on a 10-yard TD with 2:09 left in the third quarter to give the Seahawks a 13-10 lead. That capped a run of three straight completions for Wilson to finish the drive.
Posted Dec. 24, 2012
Wilson completed 15 of 21 passes for 171 yards and four touchdowns with just one interception in the Seahawks' victory over the 49ers on Sunday night.||||||| Wilson has 15 touchdowns and two interceptions over his last seven games. The Seahawks are 6-1 during that span.
Posted Dec. 17, 2012
Wilson went 14 of 23 for 205 yards and a touchdown in Seattle's win against Buffalo on Sunday, but made a great impact on the ground where he ran for a season-best 93 yards and three touchdowns.||||||| Wilson, who has posted a triple-digit passer rating in five of his last six games, hadn't scored a rushing touchdown before Sunday.

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