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Trading Russell Wilson would be dumb and uncommonly stupid
It is weird to me that some Seahawks fans think the team would be better off without Russell Wilson. You remember the quarterback, don’t you, 12s? The guy who scored every one of Seattle’s offensive touchdowns except one in 2017.
Maybe you skipped that last paragraph. Russell Wilson scored all of the Seahawks’ offensive touchdowns. Except for one. In the entire year of 2017.
And yet some 12s think Seattle would be better if Wilson weren’t the quarterback? Are you kidding me? Seriously?
So Wilson isn’t perfect. And he certainly ran out of gas (as any mortal would) at the end of last year. Wilson had no running game support for most of the season. His blocking was once again terrible. Now-former offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell had little consistency in his play-calling. And this was Wilson’s fault?
No. Just no.
Now rumors float around that Wilson could be traded in the next year or so. This is the same quarterback, correct me if I am incorrect, that led Seattle to back-to-back Super Bowls. The same one who in the second half of 2015 threw 24 touchdowns to 1 interception. Yes, this is Russell Wilson.
Instead of trading the franchise’s best player, how about getting him some help? Maybe change the play-calling so it’s not so obviously when he is going to throw? Have maybe two other players who score offensive touchdowns during a season?
Seattle doesn’t need to get rid of Wilson. The Seahawks need to find players to help him. Otherwise, let’s just be the Cleveland Browns and stink every season and not find new and wasted ways to complain.
Finally, Go Hawks!