2012 NFL Draft - Pick 75: Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

by Cory J. Bonini on April 27, 2012 @ 19:18:46 PDT

 


Russell Wilson, QB, Seattle Seahawks

The Seattle Seahawks selected Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson with the 75th pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.

Fantasy analysis: Wilson's only notable drawback is his lack of height (5-foot-11). He draws accurate comparison to Drew Brees, and we have all seen how his height deficiency has turned out.

Seattle gave starter money to Matt Flynn, and Tarvaris Jackson remains on roster. It is entirely possible that Wilson is the third quarterback all year.

His long-term value is intriguing, but he is not draftable in any normal fantasy football format at this time.

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About Cory J. Bonini

Cory is KFFL's General Manager. In late 2002, he joined the KFFL staff as a research analyst and has been involved in fantasy sports since 1996. A member of the Fantasy Sports Trade Association, as well as Fantasy Sports Writers Association, Bonini has been featured in print, on radio and on scores of websites. Bonini co-hosted Big Lead Sports on SiriusXM Fantasy Sports Radio from 2011 to 2012.

Bonini was recognized with the 2010 Best Article in Print Award from the FSWA and was a finalist for the same award in 2011. In '11, he finished first overall in the FSWA NFL experts challenge that featured 60 of the industry's best competitors.

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