Seahawks News & Rumors: Russ For MVP? Chris Carson & Quinton Dunbar + Rasheem Green Injury

Seattle Seahawks News on Russell Wilson, Chris Carson, and Quinton Dunbar along with news on Rasheem Green! Russell Wilson is cooking early for the Seahawks, as he went off for 322 passing yards and 4 touchdowns in their Week 1 win over Atlanta. Mike Florio of NBC Sports reported that Russell Wilson told the team he’d consider playing elsewhere if he was not given the opportunity to throw the ball more.

Russell Wilson’s hot start has cemented him in the early MVP conversation for the 2020 NFL season along with players like Patrick Mahomes, Lamar Jackson, Kyler Murray and Aaron Rodgers.

Seahawks Rumors also looks at Chris Carson’s diminished role as a result of Russell Wilson cooking, with just 6 carries against the Falcons. Carson was a factor in the passing game with 2 receiving touchdowns, but Carlos Hyde had more touches on the ground against Atlanta. Seattle Seahawks Today host Tom Downey examines what this means for the Seahawks’ running game moving forward.

Seahawks News surrounding Rasheem Green, who left their NFL season opener with a shoulder injury. Rasheem Green did return to the game, and Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll insisted the injury is minor and the only real injury from Week 1 against the Falcons.

Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar is clearly CB2 for Seattle following their Week 1 win over Atlanta. Dunbar played 86 percent of the snaps for the Seahawks on Sunday, while Tre Flowers saw the field for just 10 snaps against the Falcons.

Here’s the full list of Seahawks Rumors and News covered today:
- Russell Wilson wants to cook / MVP season ahead?
- Chris Carson’s diminished workload
- Rasheem Green shoulder injury update
- Quinton Dunbar cemented as Seahawks’ CB2

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