The Seahawks thought enough of Russell Wilson at rookie mini-camp to thrust him into competition for the starting QB job. Yes, even after signing free agent Matt Flynn earlier in the year. But as colleague Albert Breer tells us, little is settled with Seattle’s situation under center. That puts Wilson in an interesting position. Coach Pete Carroll has shown a propensity for allowing rookies (and freshman at USC) to thrive, and this could be another instance of that. He also loves open competitions. But here’s the thing about Wilson… he’s short. Oh, didn’t you hear? Really short. Like, 5-foot-11 (gasp!) I know, I know, it’s amazing they even let him play football at that height. It’s a charge that dogged […]
Posts Tagged ‘quarterback’
Joe Linta, the agent for Ravens QB Joe Flacco, met with team officials at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis on Saturday afternoon and said initial contract talks went well.
According to the Associated Press, Jets rookie QB Mark Sanchez might have gained a slight edge over veteran Kellen Clemens for the starting job.
The rookie quarterback has been a daily presence, working with teammates whenever possible, while his contract gets negotiated.