Seattle Seahawks: Don’t throw in the towel on Russell Wilson YET

Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images) /
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RW3 can handle the load

I say to the fans that wanted back up Brett Hundley in the game, that it would have not gotten any better. The situation probably would have gotten worse, Hundley is nowhere near as mobile and late in the game Los Angeles was getting steady pressure on the passer. Additionally, no coach wants to change quarterbacks mid-game.

Wilson has always put the team on his shoulders. A few years ago, he wouldn’t have thought twice about tucking the ball and taking off. If he had continued doing that his career would be over from taking so many hits. Any Seahawks fan who doubts his determination should remember Wilson played through a busted knee and a high ankle sprain.

So before you start chanting for a backup to come in the game, remember what the team went through over the years to reach the point where 12s can complain that Wilson isn’t good enough. I’m confident that everything will get better.

The Legion of Boom is no more. The Seahawks now start five rookies on defense. Where was the secondary when Keenan Allen was making plays all day on crossing routes. Where was the pass rush? There were many things that went wrong with the team on Sunday. The loss was not all on Russell Wilson, he did the best he could with what he was given.

Wilson has proved to 12s that he can take a team to a Super Bowl twice (1-1). He deserves support, not a benching.