RealClearSports
Advertisement

Wilson Rescues Seahawks Twice

AP Photo

CHICAGO — Russell Wilson was so dazzling he beat the Chicago Bears twice Sunday.

You can thank the Seahawks' stupefying late-game defense for forcing their quarterback to clone magic. But, hey, it only adds to the legend of the undersized rookie who is having an oversized impact.

This is Wilson's show now, and I'll go ahead and say it: This is his team, too. After he made the Bears look like Northwestern in a 23-17 overtime victory at Soldier Field, after he drove the Seahawks 97 yards to take the lead with 24 seconds left in regulation and followed with an 80-yard drive in overtime to prove the first was no fluke, Wilson graduated from young marvel to the undisputed man.

Read Full Article »

Recommended Articles

Cutler Lights Fire Under Bears

Sean Jensen, Chicago Sun-Times - November 26, 2012

Six days after watching a rout from his couch, quarterback Jay Cutler looked and sounded like a new — if not, at least, a renewed — man Sunday at Soldier Field. Cutler played “fiery,” receiver Brandon... more »

If Value Is Key to MVP, Then Consider Cutler

Eric Adelson, Yahoo! Sports - November 26, 2012

Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler is known for a facial expression so sour that it's launched a website with a gallery of Photoshopped images of him smoking a cigarette. He has such a bad reputation that ESPN's Tom Jackson... more »

Yes, 49ers Have a Quarterback Controversy

Ray Ratto, CSN Bay Area - November 20, 2012

Colin Kaepernick was asked, based on coach Jim Harbaugh’s notion of having two quarterbacks with “the hot hand,” if he thought he was ready to be the starting quarterback going forward, and he smiled and said, “I don’t... more »

NFL Sends Message in Suspending Reed

Mike Freeman, CBS Sports - November 20, 2012

Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is furious. I'm told practically the entire Ravens team is mad. Maybe they are right to be. Reed is not a dirty player, and he plays for one of the classiest, best-run organizations in all of... more »