With so many quarterbacks expected to be on the move this offseason, it’s hard to believe that the Seattle Seahawks might be on the listening end of trade talks for franchise quarterback Russell Wilson.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported on Sunday that the Hawks have gotten a couple of calls on Wilson, and Seattle isn’t exactly hanging up right away.
Rapoport claims that “multiple teams” have called Seattle to gauge their willingness and interest in trading Wilson, who has been the Hawks’ starter for the last nine seasons and who has been a Pro Bowler in seven of them.
According to Rapoport, no offer has blown the Seahawks away, as general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll have zero interest in trading Wilson right now.
So is there something that could pry Wilson away from Seattle? Last May, just after the NFL Draft, there were rumors that Seattle had offered Wilson to the Cleveland Browns for the first pick in the 2018 NFL Draft.
That pick of course became current Browns starting QB Baker Mayfield. Since then, it’s been mostly quiet when it comes to the Hawks moving Wilson. However, with a number of QBs moving, who knows if a team comes up with a blow away price that could get the Hawks to think about trading Wilson.