Atlanta Falcons: Q&A with Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson
Summary of 2 articles · Updated Jan 10, 2013
"No, I know that's part of the game," Wilson said Thursday. Russell Wilson was the sixth quarterback selected in the 2012 draft, but he’s the only one to lead his team to the divisional playoff round. "I don't worry about Russell," he said earlier this week. So is there any concern of injury heading into Sunday's divisional playoff game at Atlanta? A few Falcons defenders told USA Today this week that they wouldn't hesitate to hit the rookie if he's blocking ahead of the play. The Seahawks took Wilson with the 75th pick out of Wisconsin and eventually made him the starter, despite signing free-agent Matt Flynn to a rich contract in the offseason. If I listened to everybody who said I can’t do it, I can’t play quarterback, I can’t be a starting quarterback, I wouldn’t be here.