Seahawks star defender says Russell Wilson ‘is not going anyplace,’ expects QB to remain ‘for a really very long time’

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The disconnect between Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks seems very actual, with The Athletic reporting this week that the quarterback’s camp has even broached potential commerce locations with the group. Whereas Wilson has not outright requested out of Seattle, per ESPN, his personal agent has gone so far as publicly figuring out 4 most well-liked touchdown spots. However considered one of Wilson’s longest-tenured teammates is not shopping for it, with Ok.J. Wright telling NFL Community on Friday that the quarterback “is not going anyplace.”

“I used to be type of caught off guard myself, however … Russ is not going anyplace,” the veteran linebacker stated in a “Good Morning Soccer” interview. “So long as I will be in Seattle, Russ goes to be the quarterback. He means an excessive amount of to us. He means means an excessive amount of to the group. He means means an excessive amount of to this metropolis. And often individuals wanna come to Seattle, not depart Seattle. So, I am certain that him and the group will get issues discovered. He is anyone that I love and love enjoying with, and I count on Russ to be a Seahawk for a really very long time.”

It is most likely a coincidence that Wright tied his personal Seahawks tenure to that of Wilson, particularly contemplating the 31-year-old linebacker may depart Seattle as a free agent in March. His primary level is obvious, and certain shared league-wide: Odds are the Seahawks will discover a option to clean issues over with their franchise QB, who simply agreed to a $140 million extension in 2019.

Then once more, this offseason hasn’t precisely put the seriousness of QB unrest to mattress. The Los Angeles Rams and Philadelphia Eagles have parted methods with former No. 1 and No. 2 picks in Jared Goff and Carson Wentz, respectively, partially due to relationships gone bitter — and regardless of their huge contracts. Whereas neither Wilson nor the Seahawks seem on the verge of participating commerce talks, which might assuredly draw unprecedented affords from across the NFL, it would be silly to imagine a future deal is totally off the desk.


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