The feud between Denver Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson and Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll continued on Wednesday, when the nine-time Professional Bowler addressed Carroll’s current obvious comparability between Wilson and Geno Smith.
Earlier this week, Carroll appeared to take a jab at his former longtime quarterback in Seattle when giving reward to Smith, who has guided the staff to a shocking 6-3 document this fall.
“If you happen to discover, Geno’s going off the wristband, and that’s a giant assist,” the coach informed Seattle Sports activities 710 AM. “It’s smoothed issues out, sped issues up, cleaned issues up. And that’s a part of it, too. We by no means did that earlier than. There was resistance to that, so we did not do this earlier than.”
In his first season with the Broncos (3-5), Wilson has struggled with a career-low 58.8% completion proportion for 1,694 passing yards, six touchdowns and 4 interceptions by means of eight contests. Smith, in the meantime, leads the league in completion proportion (73.1%) and ranks third in passer ranking at 107.2, behind solely Tua Tagovailoa (115.9) and Jalen Hurts (107.8).
The previous second-round decide of the New York Jets has thrown for two,199 passing yards, 15 touchdowns and 4 interceptions, whereas including 41 carries for 196 yards and one landing over 9 video games as effectively.
To Wilson’s credit score, when he was traded to Denver in March, he left because the franchise’s all-time chief in passing yards (37,059), passing touchdowns (292), fourth-quarter comebacks (24) and game-winning drives (32), amongst different classes. He additionally tops the Seahawks’ leaderboard with 104 common season wins, whereas including 9 extra within the playoffs (together with their solely Tremendous Bowl victory).