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How the war was won between Seahawks and Russell Wilson

Sep 27, 2020; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks with quarterback Russell Wilson. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

Was it really just ten weeks ago that the Seattle Seahawks world seemed about to explode? Did Russell Wilson actually want out? Was it possible that Pete Carroll and John Schneider could truly move on from Seattle’s most successful quarterback ever?

The short answer to all of the above is: yes. The relationship between the Hawks and Wilson clearly was at a crossroads. The battle lines were drawn; for a few tense weeks, it didn’t seem they were simply drawn in the sand but in concrete.