The Seattle Seahawks are on the cusp of receiving some terrible news that will turn their 2021 season upside down.
Jeremy Fowler of ESPN dropped damning news that the Seattle Seahawks are bracing for Russell Wilson to miss at least a month and possibly 6-8 weeks with his ruptured middle-finger tendon that will likely require surgery. Fowler adds that Seattle is thinking about Wilson’s long-term health and Geno Smith is expected to take over as the team’s starter.
“Sources: Seahawks are bracing for Russell Wilson to miss at least a month and possibly 6-8 weeks with his ruptured middle-finger tendon that likely requires surgery. Seattle thinking about Wilson’s long-term health. Barring an unexpectedly swift recovery, it’s Geno Smith’s show.”
Wilson injured his finger on Thursday night football against the Rams.
Wilson entered the 2021 season having never missed a regular-season start in nine NFL seasons. He started 144 out of a possible 144 games.
In 2021, Wilson has appeared in five games for the Seahawks and completed 72 percent of his passes for 1,196 yards, 10 touchdowns and an interception. He has also rushed for 68 yards and a touchdown.