With the Seattle Seahawks’ nearing the end of a disappointing season, the focus has once again turned to the future of quarterback Russell Wilson. Since last offseason, there has been speculation that Russell and the Seahawks may part ways at the end of this season.
But when asked about his future on Thursday, Russell made it clear that he remains focused on winning games for the franchise that he has been with for the duration of his career.
“My goal is to win more Super Bowls,” Wilson said, “and my plan is to win one here. It’s that simple.”
While Wilson (whose contract includes a no-trade clause) would have approved trades to the Raiders, Bears, Cowboys or Saints last offseason, the eight-time Pro Bowler would ideally continue his career in Seattle, which acquired him with the 75th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.
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“We’ve always thought I would be here,” Wilson said, via NBC Sports. “That’s been always my goal — to win multiple Super Bowls, and my plan is to be here and do that. You take every day and you just enjoy the moment.”
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