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Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson QB - SEA

Experience: 6 YRS  
Height: 5'11"  
Weight: 206 
Bye: 7

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The Seahawks have named Brian Schottenheimer their OC. Marty's son has 9 seasons of NFL experience as an OC -- 6 with the Jets and 3 with the Rams. Only 2 of those teams ranked better than 20th in total offense. Schottenheimer has favored the run as a play-caller, with 6 of his 9 squads ranking higher in rush attempts than pass attempts. We were hoping for a more creative hire for Russell Wilson and Co.

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The Seahawks have fired OC Darrell Bevell. He spent the past 7 seasons in that post, leading Seattle to top 15 finishes in total offense in each of the past 4. His play-calling has been questionable lately, though, often waiting until too late in games to really unleash QB Russell Wilson. We'll see who the 'Hawks tab as Bevell's replacement. The offensive line remains a bigger issue than the play-calling.

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The forecast for today's Rams-Seahawks game calls for a 50% chance of rain with winds of 10-15 mph. Gusts could get up to 30 mph, according to meteorologist Kevin Roth. That's not quite enough for us to adjust our projections for this game, but you can use the weather as a tiebreaker.

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The Seahawks acquired LT Duane Brown from the Texans on Monday in exchange for CB Jeremy Lane and a pair of draft picks, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Seattle will send a 2018 fifth-rounder and a 2019 second-rounder. It'll get 1 of the league's better LTs, who spent the 1st 6 games of this season holding out over displeasure with his contract. Brown obviously improves a Seahawks line that entered Week 8 ranked among the league's bottom half in Football Outsiders' adjusted line yards (rushing) and adjusted sack rate. On the other side, Houston can use the CB help, but Lane doesn't mean any change in fantasy outlook for the team D.

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The Seahawks lost starting LT George Fant to an ACL tear in Friday night's preseason game. Fant hasn't proved to be a special talent, but it's a bad loss for a team that has already struggled on the O-line. It harms the fantasy outlook for all Seattle RBs. We're not changing the projections for QB Russell Wilson, but losing Fant could make life more challenging for him all year.

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Injury Predictor

Wilson rebounded from an injury-affected 2016 to rack up the 2nd most rushing yards and yards per carry of his career in 2017 -- in addition to leading the league in TD passes. Of course, Wilson didn't even sit out a game despite dealing with a high-ankle sprain and MCL sprain the season before. Through 6 years in the league, he has yet to miss a contest.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
0.31 2.3% 30.7%
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Date Injury Analysis
Sep 25, 2016 Knee MCL Sprain Grade 2 Wilson didn't miss a game with his MCL injury.
Sep 11, 2016 Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Wilson's ankle injury lingered for most of the season.

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