Seahawks' offense fueled by experienced playmakers

Staff writerJune 25, 2013 

Seahawks Minicamp Football

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson in action during an NFL football minicamp Wednesday, June 12, 2013, in Renton, Wash.

ELAINE THOMPSON — The Associated Press

As a rookie during the Seattle Seahawks offseason program, Russell Wilson was immersed in a three-way battle for the quarterback job, relegated to splitting reps three ways with the first-unit offense.

The limited reps for Wilson hindered his ability to develop chemistry with the first unit, which played a role in the team’s slow start offensively.

The Seahawks averaged 17.2 points a contest through the first five games. But once Pete Carroll loosens the reins, Wilson led Seattle’s offense to 29.6 points a contest for the final 11 games of the regular season.

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