Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is now 6-0 against teams that are eight games over .500
It may have been laborious, but the Seattle Seahawks finally got over the San Francisco 49ers in what was a fantastic game of football. Thanks to Russell Wilson’s leadership from the pocket, the Seahawks managed to get through a resilient San Francisco defense and get the dub.
Wilson himself didn’t have a solid game against the 49ers, but he did just enough to get them over the line. Moreover, the victory marks an impressive achievement for the 31-year-old quarterback.
Seahawks defeated the 49ers 27-24 in OT on MNF.
This is the Seahawks NFL-leading 3rd win after trailing by at least 10 points this season (also did it last week vs the Bucs).
Russell Wilson is now 6-0 in his career against teams that are at least 8 games above .500. pic.twitter.com/dgdcUhBuOL
— ESPN Stats & Info (@ESPNStatsInfo) November 12, 2019
It’s an impressive feat that not a single person could take away from him. It’s always been tough to win against strong teams in the NFL, and for Wilson to do that six times without losing a single game must feel good for Seahawks fans.
It’s been a solid season for Wilson so far. Through nine games, he has thrown for 2,505 passing yards and a league-leading 22 touchdowns. Should everything go according to plan, there’s no reason why the five-time Pro Bowler wouldn’t be able to make another one in January.
Moreover, he’s definitely at the forefront of the MVP race. There have been a lot of good QB’s this year, but his performance so far puts him in a league above the rest.
Charean Williams shared with Arnie Stapleton who he thinks will be Wilson’s biggest competition for the MVP this season.
”It’s a three-player race right now, and Russell Wilson, Lamar Jackson and Deshaun Watson all are right answers,” said Charean Williams of Pro Football Talk, who noted Wilson’s league-leading 22 TD throws, one interception and NFL-best 118.2 passer rating, saying, ”It’s hard to argue with that.”
If Wilson manages to continue producing at the level he has been, he will likely end up winning the MVP.