ESPN’s Adam Schefter has confirmed an earlier report by Danny O’Neil of the Seattle Times that rookie quarterback Russell Wilson likely will make his first start this Friday against Kansas City.
Further, Chris Mortensen of ESPN is reporting that Wilson could earn the starting job with a strong showing against the Chiefs.
— Chris Mortensen (@mortreport) August 21, 2012
#Seahawks want to get a lookto see if Wilson can still produce dynamic plays vs. KC 1's defense, as well benefit from playing w 1's
If true, once again Seattle head coach Pete Carroll goes against the grain in how you treat the quarterback position. I’ve pretty much been wrong this whole offseason in trying to predict what Carroll’s next move at the most important position of the field will be, other than I thought the team would draft Wilson.
I’ll have a report after practice once Carroll officially makes the announcement on who the starter is this week.