Russell Wilson is among the NFL’s few iron males, however the Seahawks quarterback was pressured to exit tonight’s sport towards the Rams. Wilson was pulled within the second half of tonight’s contest after struggling a hand damage, per Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times (by way of Twitter). The QB was formally listed as questionable to return.
Before exiting the sport, Wilson had accomplished 11 of his 16 move makes an attempt for 152 yards and one landing (vs. one interception). While making an attempt a move to Tyler Lockett through the third quarter, the QB’s hand slammed towards the helmet of a Rams defender. Replays confirmed Wilson strolling towards the sideline with a mangled hand, and after getting some fast therapy, he completed the drive with a hand off. He got here again on the sector for the following drive however solely tried one move.
Wilson was lastly changed by backup Geno Smith, who accomplished every of his 5 move makes an attempt en path to a landing on his first drive of the sport.
If Wilson is pressured to overlook any time due to the damage, will probably be the primary common season sport he’ll sit out since coming into the league in 2012. Smith is the one different QB on the depth chart, however he hasn’t began a sport since 2017. The Seahawks are additionally rostering quarterback Jake Luton on the apply squad.