Quarterback Russell Wilson
The last four games Wilson’s statistics are much like they were in the second half of his 2015 season. That was when he threw 382 touchdowns and one interception over the final games. That’s not true, but it felt like it.
In the last four games, Wilson has passed for 11 touchdowns and no picks. Is he going to mirror that 2015 year? With the way Seattle is running the ball and giving Wilson help, the idea he could replicate 2015 is not out of the question.
But early in the season, even beyond those first two losses, Wilson was struggling more than he even seemed to. He was definitely holding on to the ball too long. In fact, half of the 12 sacks the Seahawks gave up combined in weeks one and two can be blamed on Wilson.
And while he has thrown only five interceptions so far this year, two of them were awful pick-sixes. Those two interceptions – one against the Bears and one against the Chargers – went a long way towards determining the outcome of the game.
Still, there is no way Seattle is 7-5 if they had probably 28 of the other quarterbacks in the NFL. Wilson’s interception rate is currently tied for the lowest of his career. And his adjusted passing yards-per-attempt is the highest of his career. Russell Wilson is really good.
Wilson’s contract is up after 2019, so hopefully the Seahawks are already talking extension with their quarterback of the present and hopefully their future. Yeah, he will want a lot of money. But quarterbacks make a lot of money.