Latest Russell Wilson News

New York Jets give QB Zach Wilson permission to seek trade as prospects arrive at NFL combine

Feb. 28, 2024 16:29 PM EST

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The New York Jets expected quarterback Zach Wilson to emerge as the new face of their franchise. Three years later, he's looking for a new team. General manager Joe Douglas said the Jets have given Wilson permission to seek a trade, perhaps...

Sean Payton hints at moving on from Russell Wilson, says Broncos have to hit on 'the next one' at QB

Feb. 27, 2024 16:17 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sean Payton isn't providing anything definitive on Russell Wilson's time in Denver but he did hint at the Broncos moving on from him when he suggested the team cannot afford to miss on “the next one” at quarterback. Payton met with the media at the NFL...

Walter Payton Man of the Year Winners

Feb. 08, 2024 23:30 PM EST

2023 — Cameron Heyward, Defensive Lineman, Pittsburgh Steelers 2022 — Dak Prescott, Quarterback, Dallas Cowboys 2021 — Andrew Whitworth, Tackle, L.A. Rams 2020 — Russell Wilson, Quarterback, Seattle Seahawks 2019 — Calais...

Editorial Roundup: Mississippi

Feb. 07, 2024 07:26 AM EST

Vicksburg Post. February 4, 2024. Editorial: Black History Month has arrived with opportunities to learn Black History Month is officially upon us and, as always, it comes as a great opportunity to not only teach children and adults alike about the contributions,...

Bears hire Seahawks' Shane Waldron as their offensive coordinator

Jan. 23, 2024 17:57 PM EST

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Bears hired Shane Waldron as their offensive coordinator on Tuesday, hoping he can get the most out of Justin Fields or a new quarterback if they draft one with the No. 1 overall pick. Waldron joins coach Matt Eberflus' staff after spending the past three...

Pete Carroll is out as head coach of the Seattle Seahawks after 14 seasons

Jan. 10, 2024 23:41 PM EST

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Pete Carroll’s mantra was “always compete,” — it was the title of a book, after all. And he did right up to the point where the ownership of the Seattle Seahawks decided it was time for a new voice to be in charge following 14 seasons. ...

Texans' duo of C.J. Stroud and DeMeco Ryans highlights a big season for rookies

Jan. 10, 2024 09:53 AM EST

Inside the Numbers dives into NFL statistics, streaks and trends each week. For more Inside the Numbers, head here. ___ C.J. Stroud and DeMeco Ryans made a memorable debut for the Houston Texans. The rookie quarterback and first-year coach became the...

Broncos' brass indicates a divorce with QB Russell Wilson isn't inevitable following his benching

Jan. 09, 2024 18:07 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Maybe Russell Wilson and the Denver Broncos aren't headed for a costly divorce, after all. The possibility of working things out with their benched $242.6 million quarterback was the main message that emerged from the Broncos' season-ending news conference...

Even under Sean Payton, the Denver Broncos were a drama-filled team that missed out on the playoffs

Jan. 08, 2024 20:25 PM EST

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Sean Payton was hired to clean up the mess Nathaniel Hackett left behind, put the Denver Broncos back on the path to the playoffs and salvage the $242.6 million investment the team made in Russell Wilson just five months earlier. Payton provided just as much...

Broncos coach Sean Payton expresses disappointment but not discouragement after 8-9 season

Jan. 07, 2024 22:16 PM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Sean Payton senses a feeling of disappointment but not discouragement from his Denver Broncos. A 27-14 loss to the Las Vegas Raiders on Sunday dropped the Broncos to 8-9 to finish Payton's first season as coach in Denver. And now there's plenty to be done before...