Thursday Round-Up: Why rush Russell Wilson?

Posted Oct 24, 2013

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

Good morning, 12th Man.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today, Thursday, October 24, about your Seattle Seahawks:

Pete Prisco of wonders why teams are blitzing quarterback Russell Wilson, as Wilson has proved he's best at finding receivers and making plays when scrambling outside the pocket on the run.

Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times takes a look at the Seahawks defensive line that has dominated the pass rush in recent weeks.

Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times lays out all the facts ahead of Monday night's matchup against the Rams in St. Louis.

Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune says the remaining regular season schedule is lining up nicely for the Seahawks.

John Boyle of the Everett Herald says wide receiver Percy Harvin's return will not fundamentally change the way the Seahawks run their offense.

Danny O'Neil of labels St. Louis Rams wide receiver Tavon Austin his person of interest heading into Monday night's game. O'Neil also has several highlights from his "Hawk Talk" chat.

The nine experts polled at all pick the Seahawks to top the Rams on Monday Night Football. Around the League editor Gregg Rosenthal puts quarterback Russell Wilson at No. 7 in his weekly QB Index.

Four-of-four Around the League contributors at pick the Seahawks to beat the Rams on Monday night. has a Sound FX video featuring some of the best moments from Week 8 around the League.

In their mind-blowing stats for Week 8, notes "The Seattle Effect," stating Seahawks opponents are 0-6 the week after facing Seattle this season.

In a bit of off the field news, television personality Ross Matthews - a huge Seahawks fan and native of Mount Vernon, Wash. - recently appeared on Jay Leno's The Tonight Show, and the club came up in their conversation around the 2:27 mark of this video.

Here at, former Seahawks linebacker Dave Wyman took over our weekly #HawksMailbag, answering your questions about the club.

Team photographer Rod Mar has his "Eye on the Seahawks" photo blog chronicling the team's journey to the Arizona desert last week.

And Digital Media Reporter Clare Farnsworth has his first look at the team's Week 8 opponent - the St. Louis Rams - highlights the return of wide receiver Ricardo Lockette to the practice squad, and recaps an event benefiting Pete Carroll's A Better Seattle that saw coach and several players act as guest baristas at Starbucks for a day.

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto