Gutsiest NFL Preseason Decisions

Email
Print
Photo: Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images

Seahawks draft Russell Wilson with 75th pick, name him starter

The Seattle Seahawks were criticized for selecting former Wisconsin quarterback Russell Wilson with the 75th pick. At 5-foot-11, he was considered too small and not worthy of being taken that early. Wilson silenced his critics by impressing in training camp and in three preseason games to beat out free-agent signee Matt Flynn for the starting job.


More Galleries

Most Recent: Most Popular: Related:
Facebook Twitter Mobile Podcast RSS Tablet Subscribe Get SI to Go using the following services
SI.com
Hot Topics: Boston Marathon NBA Playoffs NHL Playoffs LaMarcus Aldridge Dwyane Wade Carlos Gomez
TM & © 2014 Time Inc. A Time Warner Company. All Rights Reserved.
Terms under which this service is provided to you. Read our privacy guidelines, your California privacy rights, and ad choices.
SI CoverRead All ArticlesBuy Cover Reprint