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Russell Wilson

Seattle Seahawks

Ht: 5.9 | Wt: 206

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson set for big payday

Wed, 21 Jan 2015 16:38:59 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has a base salary of $662,434 this season, which is 25th among starting NFL quarterbacks. However, he will negotiate a contract extension this offseason that will make him one of the highest paid players in the league. A multi-year deal for Wilson is expected to be above $20 million per year with more than $50 million guaranteed. He is already the first player in NFL history to reach two Super Bowls in his first three seasons.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson ($4,444, 8.89% of cap) will help you save significant dollars at the QB position at FantasyScore for the Super Bowl if you elect to refrain from using Tom Brady.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson tosses three scores

Sat, 10 Jan 2015 20:39:23 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson threw for 268 yards and three scores and ran for 22 yards in a 31-17 victory over the Carolina Panthers in the divisional-round playoff game Saturday, Jan. 10.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson was efficient and mistake free as he often is, and regardless of Seattle's opponent in the conference title game, he should make a solid option at FantasyScore next weekend.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson to be highest-paid QB

Sat, 10 Jan 2015 10:31:22 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is expected to become the NFL's highest -paid quarterback this offseason when the team signs him to a long-term extension.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson could be the best dual-threat quarterback in the league and is a top fantasy option at the position. He's a QB1 option in fantasy drafts next season.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson undefeated against CAR

Tue, 06 Jan 2015 13:23:41 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is 3-0 in his career against the Carolina Panthers, with all three games coming on the road against them. He also rallied his team to victory in the second half of each of those wins. Wilson is 64-for-90 (71%) against the Panthers for an average of 247 yards per game and a 91.8 quarterback rating. He also has only 54 yards rushing on 16 carries in those three games against Carolina.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson ($7,300, 14.6% of cap) and the Seahawks have struggled offensively in those three prior games against Carolina, and this divisional round matchup could be similar, with the Panthers defense playing solid of late. The fact that the game is in Seattle this time could make a big difference, though.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson coming off career game

Mon, 22 Dec 2014 13:14:34 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson was 20-for-31 for a career-high 339 passing yards in the Week 16 win over the Arizona Cardinals, and he was 12-for-17 for 264 yards and two touchdowns against five or more pass rushers. Wilson was 7-for-11 for 150 yards and a touchdown throwing outside the pocket and 10-for-14 for 194 yards and a TD on play action.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson and the Seattle offense are playing some of their best football as the regular season winds down, and it probably has a lot to do with the improved defensive unit. Wilson ($5,555) should be considered a midrange QB1 at FantasyScore in Week 17 against the St. Louis Rams.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson excels out of pocket

Fri, 12 Dec 2014 15:18:56 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has been at his best in his career when he has scrambled out of the pocket, and he's kept the ball on 17 zone-read plays in the last five weeks and has averaged 8.7 yards per carry. In the first seven games, he kept the ball 13 times out of 75 zone reads. Wilson has ran for five touchdowns on zone-read carries this year alone, which is more than in his last two seasons combined.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson ($6,000) ran seven times for 35 yards against the San Francisco 49ers on Thanksgiving night. Although San Fran's defense has been pretty vulnerable of late, they've been pretty solid against limiting opposing QBs, especially on the ground. At FantasyScore, he's mildly interesting, at best.

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Seahawks | Seattle may wait on Russell Wilson deal

Thu, 27 Nov 2014 23:52:21 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson has shown signs of regression during his second season on the job, so the team is holding off talks about a new contract or extension. The willingness to give Wilson a new deal will depend on how far Seattle gets in the postseason.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson runs wild again

Sun, 09 Nov 2014 17:50:27 -0800

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson completed 10 of his 17 pass attempts for 172 yards and two interceptions in Week 10 against the New York Giants. He also ran 14 times for 107 yards with a touchdown.

Fantasy Tip: Wilson has rushed for over 100 yards three times this season, helping to salvage his stat line after less than stellar results in the passing game. He remains a Top 10 option in FantasyScore due to his dual threat status.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson good without Harvin

Fri, 17 Oct 2014 16:58:16 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson had a total QBR of 45.3 with former WR Percy Harvin on the field this season, and a QBR of 71.0 with him on the field.

Fantasy Tip: While QBR is a homemade ESPN statistic, and not an official NFL stat, it shows that Wilson did not suffer much when Harvin was not on the field, and in fact he flourished. He remains a top-10 fantasy option at his position.

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Seahawks | Russell Wilson sets record

Mon, 06 Oct 2014 20:55:24 -0700

Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson set a Monday Night Football record for rushing yards by a quarterback with 122 Monday, Oct. 6. He also scored a touchdown rushing and threw for 201 yards and two scores.

Fantasy Tip: Although Seattle is often happy to play it conservatively and pound the ball with Marshawn Lynch, Wilson showed the type of damage he can do when he is given the reins of the offense. He may not be the steadiest player at the position from a fantasy standpoint, but he offers a lot of upside.

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