Russell Wilson didn’t sound on board with the decision to fire Brian Schottenheimer.
The Seattle Seahawks appeared shocked final weekend after shedding to the Los Angeles Rams. Change was clearly wanted, and a few could have been surprised by the move that was made.
Brian Schottenheimer is out as offensive coordinator after three seasons. Russell Wilson was requested in regards to the decision and it seems he’s not comfortable in any respect.
Wilson not comfortable in regards to the change
Wilson was very straightforward in saying, “No. You ask me am I in favor of it? No,” by way of The News Tribune. He went on to say he believes Pete Carroll made the decision, which didn’t sound like a slight or an endorsement — only a reality as Wilson is sitting at dwelling whereas the Divisional Round approaches.
Wilson and Carroll have been collectively for the reason that 2012 and received the Super Bowl throughout the 2013 season. Since then, they’d the Super Bowl collapse a 12 months later and haven’t been to an NFC Championship Game.
At some level there may have to be a breakup to maximize Wilson’s remaining time within the NFL. He is 32 years previous and is beneath contract by the 2023 season. The crew did try a rebuild at one level however was ready to have sufficient success to change the plans.
Wilson threw for over 4,000 yards twice in Schottenheimer’s three seasons with the crew and had a career-high 40 touchdowns in 2020. The quarterback being so in opposition to the firing could point out he believes Carroll ought to have been the one to go, even when he’s too good to say that outright.
The whole Seahawks group has been gliding alongside on the Super Bowl title for effectively over a half-decade at this level. If the crew needs to take care of Wilson, it might want to make a troublesome decision subsequent offseason if the ultimate results of the 12 months isn’t a Super Bowl title.
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