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Russell Wilson Earns Week 1 NFC Offensive Player Honors



Former NC State Quarterback Russell Wilson earned NFC Offensive Player of the Week honors for his performance in Week 1.

Wilson looked like the MVP, completing 31 of 35 for 322 yards and 4 touchdowns (0 interceptions) for a QB Rating of 143.1. He was also the Seahawks leading rusher with 29 yards on 3 carries. Wilson started the game with 12 straight completions.

It’s only Week 1…but

  • Wilson joined Steve Young as the 2nd Quarterback in NFL history to have 30,000+ passing yards and 4,000+ rushing yards in a career.
  • His 88.6% completion percentage is tied for the 3rd highest mark in a single game (min 35 attempts).
  • Wilson is the 11th player in NFL history to throw for 30,000 yards through their first 9 seasons.

Wilson earned the weekly honor twice in 2019, in Week 2 and Week 9.

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