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No-Hype Wilson Deserves Credit

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To paraphrase the famous old Wendy's commercial of the 1980s: "Where's the hype?!"

 

Inquiring football minds want to know the answer in the wake of two clearly distinct Week 10 performances by rookie NFL quarterbacks, one by No. 1 overall pick Andrew Luck, another by largely unheralded Russell Wilson.

 

Luck led the Indianapolis Colts to a 27-10 win over the terrible (1-8) Jacksonville Jaguars Thursday night.

 

Wilson and the Seahawks easily dispatched of overhyped Rex Ryan and his N.Y. Jets, 28-7, Sunday afternoon. Yes, the same Jets team that embarrassed Luck and the Colts, 35-9, four weeks ago.

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