The queries had to do with Wilson's limited mobility. On the Seahawks' first drive, they faced a 3rd-and-1 from their own 26. The call was a zone read, and Wilson kept it, but he was dropped for a 2-yard loss.
It was his only run of the game.
Wilson has carried 22 times for 33 yards. That's 5.5 yards per game and 1.5 YPC. During the first four seasons of his career, Wilson averaged 38 rushing yards per game and 5.91 YPC. Wilson suffered a right high ankle sprain in Week 1 and a sprained MCL in his left knee in Week 3. He continues to get treatment for the injuries, and it's obvious that they're affecting him.
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Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (knee, ankle) took full practice reps all week. Pete Carroll said that he “would be surprised” if Wilson didn’t play this week, and Wilson said he has “no doubt” that he’ll play. He’s receiving round-the-clock treatment this week but still has to travel to New York for the game. Seattle will probably have to throw in this one since the Jets have a very good rush defense. The Seahawks play early on Sunday.
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 6:45pm
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (knee, ankle) practiced fully Wednesday. Pete Carroll said that he “would be surprised” if Wilson didn’t play this week, and Wilson said he has “no doubt” that he’ll play. He’s receiving round-the-clock treatment this week but still has to travel to New York for the game. Seattle will probably have to throw in this one since the Jets have a very good rush defense. The Seahawks play early on Sunday.
Asked on 710 ESPN Seattle if he would sit Wilson Sunday to give the quarterback more time to heal heading into a Week 5 bye, Carroll wouldn't discount the possibility.
"I think obviously there's a consideration for that," he said Monday. "With an extra couple weeks it would help everybody, if they could sit out for a while and they could all get healed. But we'll see what happens. We're going to do the right thing. We're going to make sure that we're very careful. He's an extraordinary person. We have to listen very carefully because he's going to will it and feel that he can do everything. We just got to see through it and make sure we're supporting him properly to help protect him from himself."
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In fairness, Carroll said sitting everyone a week leading up to the bye would help, so it seems like he tried to get around the specific question about Wilson. But the fact the team has a bye in Week 5 and Wilson has had an ankle and knee injury already this season, it may be what the team decides to do. We likely won't know more until later in the week. Trevone Boykin would get the start if Wilson is out Week 4.
Wilson missed one snap but then re-entered the game to finish the drive. After Seattle kicked a field goal, teammates made sure Wilson wasn't going to talk his way into playing through pain.
Pro Football Talk had a story that Wilson tweeted "God is Good! #Greatful" late last night, which perhaps one can assume means his MRI came back fine. The best-case scenario for the Seahawks is Wilson is able to play next week against the Jets, even if he's at less than 100 percent; and after the trip to New York, he gets the bye to heal up. Of course, with the team at 2-1, it's possible they try to rest him before the bye to get extra time to heal.
Wilson was pulled down awkwardly while being sacked by San Francisco's Eli Harold with 10 minutes to go in the third quarter. Harold was flagged for a horse collar tackle on the play as he fell on Wilson's lower leg. Wilson stayed down for a few moments before hoping up and limping around. He missed one play on that series - the first missed play of his career due to injury - but returned to throw one more pass, a 10-yard completion to Doug Baldwin.
Wilson was on the Seattle bench for its next offensive possession having a brace put on his left knee after a San Francisco turnover led to a quick change of possession. Trevone Boykin took over and Steven Hauschka's third field goal gave Seattle a 30-3 lead.
The knee injury comes on top of Wilson playing the last two weeks after suffering a sprained right ankle in the opener against Miami. Wilson was said to have more mobility coming into this week with the ankle, but the knee injury at least puts in question his status for the Seahawks next game.
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Monday, during his weekly radio show on ESPN 710 Seattle, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Wilson had a good first step in that regard by coming out of the Rams’ game “a little bit sore” but without any re-injury adding “he was okay coming out.”
Carroll also said it’s unclear when Wilson will be 100 percent recovered from the sprained right ankle. Carroll said the rehab plan is similar for Wilson this week and that he will likely again do a little less in practice.
Friday, September 16, 2016, 6:38pm
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (ankle) took full practice reps again Thursday. It looks like Wilson is on track to play in Week 2 against the Rams. He may be a bit limited in the running game but he says he’s “ready to roll.”
Thursday, September 15, 2016, 6:05pm
Seahawks QB Russell Wilson (ankle) practiced fully Wednesday. It looks like Wilson is on track to play in Week 2 against the Rams. He may be a bit limited in the running game but he says he’s “ready to roll.”
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