For the higher a part of a yr, there have been rumblings that Russell Wilson might be trying to play elsewhere in 2022. However, throughout an interview with SiriusXM’s Chris Russo, the quarterback indicated that he desires to stay with the Seahawks.
“I’ve been fortunate to be able to play 10 amazing years in Seattle,” Wilson stated (h/t to Daniel Chavkin of SI.com). “My hope and goal is to be back there and keep winning there. That’s the vision, that’s the goal. That’s always been it, never been anything different.”
The most up-to-date report indicated that the group planned to retain Wilson, though the Seahawks wouldn’t say something totally different at this level and threat dropping leverage in commerce talks. The Seahawks’ dedication to Wilson hasn’t stopped the commerce chatter; Ian Rapoport of NFL.com later reported that Wilson desires to not less than “explore his options” this offseason.
Wilson’s camp has made it clear that he hasn’t (and possibly received’t) demand a commerce; quite, he merely wished to discover whether or not one other membership would possibly provide him alternatives that the Seahawks can’t. Last February, in fact, his agent informed the Seahawks that Wilson would waive his no-trade clause if he had been to be dealt to the Cowboys, Bears, Raiders, or Saints, and in December, a report surfaced indicating that Wilson would approve a commerce to the Broncos, Giants, or Saints.
This previous season, Wilson missed a handful of video games with a damaged finger, and he had a sub-.500 report (6-8) for the primary time in his profession. However, the 33-year-old was nonetheless lots productive, tossing 25 landing passes vs. six interceptions whereas including one other two scores on the bottom.