Russell Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Russell Wilson promised Eagles he'd win them championships

    CBSSports.com "Remember that Lombardi Trophy Russell Wilson won with the Seahawks last season? Of course you do, it was only seven months ago. Well, that could have been yours Eagle fans. Apparently, before the 2012 NFL Draft, Wilson would regularly text Philadelphia's west coast scout promising to win the..." September 05

  • As 2012 draft QBs approach paydays, Russell Wilson could become NFL’s highest-paid player

    Washington Post "Entering the 2012 NFL draft, talent evaluators buzzed about a quarterback crop that brimmed with talent and promise. Stanford’s Andrew Luck stood at the head of the class with Baylor’s Heisman Trophy winner, Robert Griffin III, close behind. Ryan Tannehill of Texas A&M was often discussed as..." September 02

  • Will Kaepernick’s new deal really have much of an impact on Russell Wilson?

    Seattle Times "The above question was one often asked last week after it was announced that the 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick had agreed on a new deal that could keep him with the team through the 2020 season. It also came with an answer that changed as the week wore on and the details of a fairly..." June 09

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Word around NFL is that when Andrew Luck and Russell Wilson get new deals next year, they will come in between $24-$25 million per year.

  • Seahawks’ Russell Wilson, wife file for divorce

    USA Today "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson announced through the team Wednesday that he is filing for divorce from his wife of two years. Wilson married his wife Ashton in April 2012, shortly before the Seahawks selected him in the third round of the draft. “Clearly, decisions like these..." April 24

  • Bo Jackson to Russell Wilson: Stick to football

    CSN Chicago "Bo Jackson has a message for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who is moonlighting as a two-sport athlete. Don’t Just Do It. A day after he arrived at White Sox camp, the club’s newest ambassador and most famous two-sport athlete in history addressed the media on Tuesday on a..." March 19

  • Russell Wilson gets a cameo in Entourage movie

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, Russell Wilson outworks everyone. At pretty much everything. He’s one of those guys who can succeed at anything to which he puts his mind. After reaching the highest level of success in the NFL, he’s taking advantage of his limited down time to dabble in other things. His latest..." March 16

  • Russell Wilson declined 'DWTS'

    ESPN.com "Russell Wilson is well-known for his moves in the pocket, but he apparently has turned down the opportunity to showcase his skills on the dance floor. Wilson revealed in a recent interview with Access Hollywood that he has declined multiple opportunities to compete on ABC's "Dancing with the..." March 01

  • Russell Wilson wants to do 'Dancing with the Stars'

    CBSSports.com "How many trophies can Russell Wilson win before his athletic career is over? The answer is probably a lot. The 25-year-old already has a Lombardi Trophy and now, it sounds like he's interested in winning a Mirror Ball Trophy. Before you ask, let me answer your question: The Mirror Ball Trophy..." March 01

  • Wilson, Carroll plan to win multiple Super Bowls in Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and coach Pete Carroll don’t think Super Bowl XLVIII will be the last championship they win together. At today’s victory parade and rally in Seattle, both Wilson and Carroll said they plan on winning more Super Bowls in the future. “When I first got here,..." February 06

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    Jon Morosi @jonmorosi

    Russell Wilson's agent, Mark Rodgers, clarified that Wilson has no plans to actively participate in Rangers spring training.

  • Minor league baseball team offers Russell Wilson 10K to play in game

    Fox Sports "The idea of Russell Wilson playing professional baseball is gaining steam. Back in December, the Texas Rangers officially drafted the Seattle quarterback from Colorado in the Rule 5 Draft. Topps has even put him on a baseball card. Now, Rangers' Single-A minor league affiliate Myrtle..." February 02

  • Russell Wilson wants to change the game

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson doesn’t just want to be a great player. He wants to be a game-changing player. Wilson told reporters today that he wants to be remembered as a player who changed the way the quarterback position is played and paved the way for a new generation of..." January 30

  • Wilson to make Rangers baseball card debut in May

    Fox Sports Southwest "The chances of Super Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson ever playing for the Texas Rangers are slim and none. But thanks the Topps baseball card company, at least Rangers fans will have an idea of what Wilson would look like in a Rangers jersey starting in May. That's when the company will..." January 29

  • Reunion awaiting ex-Badgers

    Denver Post "The way running back Montee Ball sees his rookie season in the NFL is that he's playing his best football just when the Broncos need him to. The fact that he's had strong performances in relief of Knowshon Moreno in playoff victories over San Diego and New England allows him to think he's..." January 26

  • Peyton Manning helped mentor a young Russell Wilson

    New York Post "Russell Wilson will face Peyton Manning for the first time in Super Bowl XLVIII, but the two quarterbacks won’t be strangers. Wilson first met the Manning 10 years ago, the Seahawks quarterbacks revealed Wednesday, while attending the Manning family passing camp — held annually by Peyton, his..." January 23

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    Larry Holder @LarryHolder

    Russell Wilson admitted he used to wear Saints hats as he was such an admirer of Drew Brees. He's not wearing any this week.

  • Pete Carroll told Russell Wilson he was starting while shooting hoops

    CBSSports.com "This time about a year ago Pete Carroll named Russell Wilson the Seahawks starting quarterback and the Seattle football world was forever flipped upside down. We all know that story. But we didn't know the story of how Carroll told Wilson he was the new 'Hawks starter. And it turns out it's..." August 27

  • Brian Urlacher to Seahawks QB Russell Wilson: You ended my career

    CBSSports.com "When former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher announced his retirement in May one of the reasons he said he was retiring was because he didn't think he could 'bring a level of performance that's up to my standards.' One of the reasons Urlacher couldn't play up to his standards is because he had a..." August 22

  • Russell Wilson looks to avoid sophomore slump

    The News Tribune "In my story today, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson offered a predictable response when asked if he was concerned about experiencing a sophomore slump after such a successful rookie season. ““I don’t even know those words,” Wilson said Tuesday after his team’s first day of mandatory..." June 12

  • No question: Russell Wilson's in charge now

    Seattle Times "The popular image of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is that of a football savant who lives, eats and breathes the game 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Wilson doesn't argue, but puts up a mild protest. "I did take a couple of weeks off (after the season)," he said..." May 22

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson eager to improve

    Tacoma News Tribune "An unexpected starter in 2012, Russell Wilson clearly is the man in charge on the field offensively for the Seattle Seahawks. But as he prepares for his second season, the 24-year-old quarterback isn’t content with his breakout rookie performance. He wants more. And he’s willing to put in the work..." March 28

  • QB Russell Wilson organizing extra practices with Seahawks receivers

    Seattle Post-Intelligencer "The NFL’s new-ish collective bargaining agreement, which went into effect for the 2012 season, bars teams from holding official workouts until April 15 this year — a month later than usual. But Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, never one to laze around, is organizing informal practice sessions..." March 27

  • RUSSELL WILSON: “IT’S SO EXCITING TO SEE WHAT WE HAVE ON THE TABLE”

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson was in a corporate meeting at Virginia Mason Athletic Center last week, but John Schneider felt compelled to interrupt the session. And who could blame him? The Seahawks had just completed a trade to acquire Percy Harvin and the team’s general manager figured the team’s quarterback..." March 24

  • Russell Wilson alone not convincing NFL teams to seek shorter quarterbacks

    Seattle Times "Mike Glennon was picked ahead of Russell Wilson once before. It was two years ago when Wilson was playing minor-league baseball and Glennon was promoted to North Carolina State's starting quarterback. Glennon is very likely to be chosen earlier than Wilson once again, which speaks to just..." February 24