Russell Wilson’s future with Seahawks remains uncertain with no extensions in sight
With just two years left on his contract, there’s little to no chance that an overtime is looming for quarterback Russell Wilson, league sources said, and another controversial offseason is likely to come for the. future Hall of Fame passer and a Seahawk organization that may be primed for rebuilding.
The prospect of a successful trade remains very real, given the issues between the parties and sources have said there could also be significant changes to come in the Seattle organization, with the team at a crossroads. paths. Sources said the property was not happy with the results of the past few seasons. While coach Pete Carroll, 70, who has the final say on all football matters, has long made clear the idea of a rebuild without Wilson attracting him, the team has little to do with it. other major business chips that could kickstart the type of rebuilding that others in the organization think might be in order.
Wilson was open to being dealt with certain specific teams last year – he has a no-trade clause as part of his current contract – and nothing has changed in 2021 to change that. The team’s results on the pitch remain a far cry from the success they enjoyed early in Wilson’s career, the attack still needs a major repair in terms of personnel and schematically, Wilson continued to put up with a heavy physical load (missing games due to injury for the first time in their career) and they don’t look like a team particularly close to turning things around in no time, especially given their lack of selection capital.
Of all the issues discussed between the player and the squad in the last offseason, none have moved in a positive direction in this lost 2021 season, and things haven’t progressed in any way. . The same questions Wilson had about the direction of the franchise, of course, remain with the Seahawks hitting a new low in this Wilson / Carroll era with a 5-9 record and assured of a losing season. Seattle’s last losing season was in 2011, before Wilson arrived.
A year ago, many teams were very interested in Wilson and that will remain the same in 2022. The direction the Seahawks choose to go remains to be seen, but securing Wilson beyond this current contract is fundamentally a no- starter at this point, and sell it on the immediate future of the team will be difficult at best, whether or not the team changes their coaching staff.