Russell Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Meeting Russell Wilson helped spark Jameis Winston's progress

    Tampa Bay Times "The last time Jameis Winston and Russell Wilson were on the football field together was in January, when they were teammates at the Pro Bowl in Honolulu, Hawaii. They will be reunited for Sunday's game against the Seahawks at Raymond James Stadium, and Winston credits his improved conditioning..." November 24

  • Pete Carroll says Seahawks snatched Russell Wilson before Eagles could draft him

    Fox Sports "Andy Reid might still be coaching the Philadelphia Eagles if he got the quarterback he wanted, Russell Wilson, in the 2012 draft. Instead, Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider snatched Wilson with the 75th pick, leading to a call from a displeased Reid. "Andy called us right after the pick,..." November 19

  • Russell Wilson: Carson Wentz going to be 'great for a long time'

    CSN Philly "Before he lived in North Dakota and became a star at North Dakota State, Carson Wentz lived with his family in Raleigh, N.C. He was only 4 years old when the family moved up to North Dakota, but by then he was a North Carolina State fan for life. When Wentz was a star sophomore in high..." November 18

  • Russell Wilson’s healthy enough to call offense Seattle wants to run

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is feeling better, having earned whatever regular season redemption he can for Super Bowl XLIX. And he’s feeling even better than Russell Wilson is feeling better. The Seahawks quarterback had his best game of the season in last night’s win over the Patriots, and..." November 14

  • Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson nearing 100 percent

    NFL.com "The Seahawks have become reliant upon Russell Wilson's magic. When an injury-ravaged Wilson limped into Arizona for a mid-October 6-6 tie on Sunday Night Football, Seattle's offense was dysfunctional. Minus Wilson's unparalleled elusiveness, the offensive line was exposed as a liability and the..." November 14

  • Russell Wilson: There’s “no chance” he was sitting out due to injury

    ESPN "Pete Carroll revealed this week that the Seattle Seahawks gave serious consideration to sitting Russell Wilson after he suffered a right high ankle sprain in Week 1 and again when he sprained the MCL in his left knee in Week 3. "Every week. Every week it was a concern," Carroll said. "As the..." November 06

  • Russell Wilson doesn't share Newton's complaints about officials

    ESPN "Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton spoke with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell this week about whether officials treat him differently than other quarterbacks when it comes to taking hits in the pocket. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (5-foot-11, 215 pounds) is not as big as..." November 05

  • Coach: Russell Wilson’s pectoral injury not expected to limit him this week

    Seattle Times "The Seahawks’ offensive statistics seven games into the 2016 season paint a rather gloomy picture. After Sunday’s 25-20 loss at New Orleans, Seattle is 23rd in total offense at 339.9 yards per game, 29th in points per game at 18.7 (behind even the New York Jets and Cleveland Browns), 28th in..." November 01

  • Russell Wilson expecting to play against Saints despite pectoral injury

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has sustained three separate injuries in the first six games of the regular season. Just like the previous two, Wilson doesn’t expect his newest ailment from keeping him out of the lineup. Wilson has been a limited participant in practice the last two days..." October 28

  • Russell Wilson: New pectoral injury “not crazy, crazy bad,”

    Tacoma News Tribune "Russell Wilson says his new pectoral-muscle injury is not “crazy, crazy bad.” But it’s clear his third injury in six games this season is real -- and something he is managing in order to be able to play Sunday at New Orleans. The Seahawks’ $87.6 million franchise quarterback also admitted for..." October 28

  • Russell Wilson was expected to miss four weeks after early-season injury

    Sportsnaut "Russell Wilson sprained his MCL in the Seattle Seahawks Week 3 win over the San Francisco 49ers. On Thursday, Wilson revealed that doctors told him not to play for four weeks. Wilson has not missed a game in that time. The Seahawks are 4-1-1 overall and are 2-0-1 since the injury. In fact, his..." October 27

  • Russell Wilson wants one final field goal to resolve tie games

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson says he doesn't "believe in ties" after his team's 6-6 stalemale with the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday. "I don't know. I guess it's just better than a loss," Wilson said. "That's, I guess, one way to look at it." But Wilson had another suggestion..." October 26

  • Ciara responds to report that she's pregnant with Russell Wilson's baby

    CBS Sports "It has been over a week since a report came out that Russell Wilson and Ciara are expecting their first baby together, and in that week, neither of them has really been asked to confirm or deny the rumor. Well, that changed over the weekend when Ciara was asked by Access Hollywood if there's..." October 25

  • Russell Wilson has more heart than knee or ankle at the moment

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson’s only rushing attempt of the night was in the first quarter, and he lost a pair of yards, and they didn’t bother calling any more runs for him. Mostly, that was because the Seahawks wasn’t physically able to execute them, as he’s clearly still bothered by knee and ankle..." October 24

  • Russell Wilson suggests do-or-die field goal to break ties

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson is not a big fan of ties. The Seattle Seahawks quarterback was on the end of one Sunday night, and he suggested a way to break the tie: a field goal contest. “Let’s say we’re the away team,” Wilson suggested, via Sheil Kapadia of ESPN. “We win the coin toss, we get the ball on..." October 24

  • Is Ciara Pregnant With Baby No. 2?

    E News "Is Ciara about to become a mom again? That's the question on many fans' minds recently, particularly on the heels of her recent public appearance as Revlon's newest global brand ambassador. The "Goodies" songstress arrived to the Refinery Hotel in New York City on Tuesday night in honor of..." October 20

  • Carroll: Russell Wilson “looks great” -- but healthy enough yet to rejoin slowed running game?

    Tacoma News Tribune "Though he’s still getting treatment and taking precautions for his sprained knee and ankle, Russell Wilson “looks great” after the Seahawks’ bye and four days before Seattle hosts fellow division leader Atlanta. That was coach Pete Carroll’s assessment before Wednesday’s practice, adding..." October 13

  • Russell Wilson slept 2-3 hours a night to rehab more, had trainer move in with him

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson played through a high ankle sprain and a sprained MCL against the New York Jets on Sunday, but neither injury seemed to bother him. I guess when you sleep less so you can rehab more and have a personal trainer move into your house, the recovery period becomes a bit shorter. Last..." October 03

  • Russell Wilson to wear custom knee brace Sunday vs. Jets

    NFL.com "A week after suffering an MCL sprain that looked far worse than the reality, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will start on Sunday against the Jets. He'll wear a custom knee brace similar to those worn by players coming off a torn ACL, helping him continue his run of never missing a game. He..." October 02

  • Seahawks expecting Russell Wilson to play this week

    Sportsnaut "Russell Wilson is expected to play this weekend for the Seattle Seahawks against the New York Jets despite suffering a knee injury in the game against the San Francisco 49ers last Sunday. After practicing on Wednesday and being expected to practice fully on Thursday afternoon, it would be..." September 29

  • Seahawks should sit Russell Wilson vs. Jets

    Seattle Times "Warning: Blasphemy ahead. What I’m about to propose goes against every football instinct, and every fan’s most fervent wish. But I’m thinking Russell Wilson should sit Sunday. Wilson has proven his toughness beyond anyone’s questioning. And he has shown his improvisational genius, both..." September 28

  • Report: Russell Wilson out minimum of three weeks

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll revealed quarterback Russell Wilson's newest injury from Sunday was an MCL strain and he told 710 ESPN Seattle's "Brock and Salk" show that he was at least considering resting his franchise quarterback this week against the New York Jets on Sunday for an..." September 28

  • MRI confirms MCL sprain for Russell Wilson

    Sportsnaut "Pete Carroll spread some good news to Seattle Seahawks fans everywhere Monday when he confirmed that an MRI showed an MCL sprain for Russell Wilson." September 26

  • Report: Russell Wilson believed to have a sprained MCL

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks got back on track Sunday, defeating the San Francisco 49ers 37-18. Though, it didn’t come without a scare. With the game already out of hand in the third quarter, Russell Wilson was sacked by Eli Harold. It’s a play that looked pretty darn ugly. Harold was called for a..." September 26

  • Russell Wilson exits game vs. Niners, Boykin in at QB

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson has suffered an undisclosed injury in the third quarter against the 49ers. Backup rookie quarterback Trevone Boykin has come on in relief with the Seahawks leading 27-3." September 25

  • Chris Pratt Says Don't Quit On Russell Wilson 'Keep Him On Your Fantasy Team'

    TMZ "If you're ready to drop Russell Wilson after that terrible game against the Rams ... WAIT! Chris Pratt strongly advises you to keep him on your fantasy team -- and moments ago in NYC, he explained why. " September 19

  • Report: Russell Wilson will play Sunday vs. Rams despite high ankle sprain

    SI "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is dealing with a high ankle sprain but will play in Seattle’s game against the Rams on Sunday, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Monday that Wilson had a “significant” injury to his right ankle. He was injured during the..." September 18

  • Hobbled Russell Wilson will give Seahawks' offense different look

    ESPN "Pete Carroll was asked Friday whether Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will be limited at all Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. "Nope," Carroll said. "He's going to play, and we expect him to play well."" September 17

  • Pete Carroll confirms Russell Wilson will start Sunday

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll confirmed on Friday what had become apparent as their week of practice unfolded -- quarterback Russell Wilson will start on Sunday against the Los Angeles Rams. (The Seattle Seahawks look to spoil the Los Angeles Rams' homecoming this Sunday. Make sure..." September 17

  • Russell Wilson: 'I'll be ready to roll' for Seahawks

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson's full participation in Wednesday's practice was a very good sign that the ankle sprain he suffered in the team's season-opening win wouldn't keep him out of Sunday's game against the Los Angeles Rams. On Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks' star quarterback told Curtis Crabtree of..." September 15

  • Russell Wilson on ankle: A little sore, I’ll be alright

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson got up limping after getting sacked by Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Sunday and had his ankle taped on the sideline while rookie Trevone Boykin took a few snaps on the sideline. Wilson never missed a snap and was well enough to lead a..." September 12

  • Russell Wilson Suffers “Significant” Injury

    Pro Football Rumors "After the Seahawks’ 12-10 victory over the Dolphins, quarterback Russell Wilson told reporters that he’ll be “ready to roll” next week against the Rams despite suffering an ankle sprain. Apparently, that’s not quite the case. Wilson’s sprain is “significant” and his Week 2 availability is in..." September 12

  • Pete Carroll: Russell Wilson’s ankle injury is ‘nothing very serious’

    Larry Brown Sports "Russell Wilson suffered a sprained ankle in Sunday’s win over the Miami Dolphins, but Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll indicated on Monday that the injury will not force the quarterback to miss a game. In an appearance on 710 ESPN in Seattle, Carroll described Wilson’s injury as..." September 12

  • Report: Ankle injury could keep Russell Wilson out of Week 2

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson suffered an ankle injury on Sunday against the Dolphins, but he stayed in the game and said afterward that he would be fine. But he might not be fine in six days. Wilson’s injury is serious enough that he could miss the Seahawks’ Week Two game against the..." September 12

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson Strives To Become “Master At Protection”

    Seahawks.com "If Russell Wilson is going to improve upon the best season by a quarterback in Seahawks history, it won’t be because his arm becomes stronger or more accurate, nor will it be because he gets faster or more elusive. Instead, what Wilson knows can help him grow the most as a quarterback is improving..." August 31

  • How Russell Wilson, Seahawks destroy defenses with 'empty' set

    ESPN "When Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson attended Jon Gruden's QB camp in 2012, one of the topics they discussed was going empty. That is, an offensive look with five pass-catchers going out into routes and no running backs in the backfield. It's a concept that Wilson had success with..." August 30

  • Russell Wilson's baseball advice for Tim Tebow

    ESPN ""Any advice for Tim Tebow?" I asked Russell Wilson, the former minor-league baseball player, about the man trying to get a minor-league contract after being out of organized baseball for 11 years. "Hope he can hit a curveball," Wilson said. Wilson was drafted as a second baseman in the..." August 23

  • Russell Wilson moved his wedding out of North Carolina due to bathroom law

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when NFL players have been criticized for not speaking out on social issues, one prominent quarterback quietly took action in connection with his offseason nuptials. Via TheKnot.com, wedding planner Mindy Weiss said that Wilson’s wedding to Ciara originally was set for North Carolina,..." August 22

  • Russell Wilson on Tim Tebow’s baseball career: ‘Hope he can hit a curve ball’

    Sportsnaut "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson knows a thing or two about attempting to play baseball professionally. After being selected in the fourth round of the 2010 MLB Draft by the Colorado Rockies, Wilson tried his hand in the minors. He responded by posting a .229 average with a 36..." August 22

  • Pete Carroll defends offensive line, says Russell Wilson has to get the ball out more quickly

    Seattle Times "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll knew that of all the statistics from Thursday night’s preseason 18-11 loss to the Minnesota Vikings one would stand out — the four sacks that quarterback Russell Wilson endured in the first half. So Carroll decided to head off that topic quickly during his post-game..." August 19

  • Russell Wilson is "Always Listening to Gospel" Before Kickoff, Refuses the 6 God

    Complex "Russell Wilson is just about one of the most humble people you could ever meet. He’s like Tim Tebow, but Wilson doesn’t look like he’s going back to baseball any time soon. At age 27 there is definitely more to come for the Seattle Seahawks quarterback. Not only does he have two Super Bowl..." August 10

  • Carroll praises Wilson, calls 2016 Seahawks' 'best offseason'

    USA Today "In his first four years in the NFL, Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson played in two Super Bowls (winning one), made three Pro Bowls, earned a massive new contract and became a crossover celebrity, in part because of his marriage to pop star Ciara. But 2016 could be the year the..." July 24

  • Seahawks’ Russell Wilson among those getting paid to use Facebook Live

    Seattle Times "If you’ve “liked” Russell Wilson on Facebook, you may have noticed a recent increase in his posting of live videos. That’s because he reportedly has an agreement with the social media giant that will pay him $200,000 over the next year to use Facebook Live. Wilson is one of a number of..." July 20

  • Ciara -- Baby Future Calls Russell Wilson ... 'Papa'?!!

    TMZ "Future's worst nightmare just became REALLY real -- his son, baby Future, is calling Russell Wilson ... "Papa," and it seems like a regular thing. Ciara and Russell posted a video on Facebook Live as Russ seemed to be prepping for a TV appearance -- and baby Future came was brought in the room..." July 11

  • Russell Wilson and Ciara really want us to know they're no longer abstinent

    The Score "Russell Wilson and Ciara made certain that everyone knew they were practicing abstinence before marriage. But with the two stars officially having tied the knot Wednesday, it was only a matter of time before they provided us with the update we (never) wanted." July 08

  • How will marriage affect Seahawks QB Russell Wilson?

    Tacoma News Tribune "If you’re like me, you’re really up a tree over what to get Russell and Ciara for a wedding gift. A toaster is always nice for a young couple starting out. Blender, maybe. A Pro Bowl tackle might come in handy for Russell and would make Ciara’s game-days a little less anxious, but I didn’t..." July 07

  • Report: Russell Wilson and Ciara got married

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and music star Ciara tied the knot at a castle in England on Wednesday, E! News' Lily Harrison reports. Though guests were reportedly barred from bringing cell phones to the ceremony or sharing photos on social media, a few shots of the happy couple..." July 06

  • Report: Russell Wilson, Ciara to be married in England by this weekend

    Seattle Times "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reportedly will be a married man by the time he arrives for training camp July 30. TMZ Sports reported that Wilson and fiancee Ciara’s wedding is imminent. The couple reportedly is in England, where “they will be married by the weekend.”" July 06

  • Ciara Concerned Future Might Murder Russell Wilson, Court Filing Reveals

    The Big Lead "Ciara filed a $15 million defamation lawsuit against Future in February. TMZ is now reporting the singer is concerned her ex will murder current fiancé Russell Wilson. Ciara filed legal documents outlining threats Future has made, including one instance of gun emojis pointing at football emojis..." July 05

  • Seahawks’ Russell Wilson draws raves from Pete Carroll following minicamp

    Seattle Times "The focus during an NFL offseason inevitably falls on the unanswered questions, the competition for position battles and new players. But in the eyes of coach Pete Carroll, the biggest offseason story might involve one of the team’s most proven players — quarterback Russell Wilson. As the..." June 18