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Wednesday Round-Up: Seattle Seahawks Quarterback Russell Wilson Named NFC Offensive Player of the Week

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


Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Wednesday, Dec. 2 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Russell Wilson Earns Player of the Week

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has been named Offensive Player of the Week in the NFC for his regular-season career-high 345 yards passing and career-high five touchdown passes in the team's 39-30 Week 12 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

Wilson, who played the game with an illness on his 27th birthday, completed 21-of-30 throws (70 percent) for a 147.9 quarterback rating, the second-best of his four-year career. He became the first person to throw for five touchdowns on his birthday since Warren Moon in 1990 and those five touchdowns tied a franchise record set by Moon, Dave Krieg, and Matt Hasselbeck. It was the 20th time in Wilson's career where he threw multiple touchdowns without an interception in a game, the most by any player in his first four NFL seasons since the 1970 merger.

It's the fifth Player of the Week award for Wilson, the most ever by a Seahawks quarterback. With the honor Wilson joins Peyton Manning as the only quarterbacks in the past 25 years to win Player of the Week in each of their first four seasons.

Brock Huard's Chalk Talk

https://youtu.be/PGay6rnJQ1o

Former University of Washington and Seahawks quarterback turned football analyst Brock Huard breaks down one of Wilson's five touchdown passes from this past Sunday's win in his latest Chalk Talk segment at 710Sports.com.

ESPN Brasil Announces Seahawks Highlights

In case you were wondering what tight end Jimmy Graham's juggling catch and wide receiver Doug Baldwin's 80-yard touchdown from this past week's win over the Steelers sounded like on the call from ESPN Brasil, check out the pair of videos embedded above.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas, who says he picked up Doug Baldwin in fantasy football on the same day the Seattle wideout scored three touchdowns and set a career-high with 145 yards receiving against the Steelers. 

More From Around The Web

Here at Seahawks.com, digital media reporter John Boyle answers Twitter questions from 12s in his latest Seahawks Q&A, recaps Tuesday's roster moves that saw the club sign tight end Chase Coffman and waive center Drew Nowak, and catches up with Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, one of 32 nominees the NFL's Walter Payton Man of the Year Award. 

Free safety Earl Thomas raised more than $155,000 for his Guardian Angel Foundation through his second annual Steaks & Seahawks event this past Monday night.

Quarterback Russell Wilson, wide receiver Doug Baldwin, and running back Thomas Rawls are up for weekly honors at NFL.com after their performances in this past Sunday's win over the Steelers.

Here's 12 things you (probably) didn't know about Seahawks linebacker Bruce Irvin.

Here's a look at how Seattle's NFC West rivals fared in Week 12 around the NFL.

Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times says Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is on pace for a record passing season.

Jayson Jenks at the Seattle Times reveals the secret to wide receiver Doug Baldwin's most productive season.

Danny O'Neil at 710Sports.com shares highlights from his most recent Hawk Talk chat with fans.

Rob Rang at Scout.com says the Seahawks may see a mirror image this Sunday in the Minnesota Vikings, a team built around a running game and physical defense.

Sheil Kapadia at ESPN.com says the Seahawks now have a 76.4 percent chance at making the playoffs.

Chris Wesseling at NFL.com notes that Seattle's Doug Baldwin is the League's most productive receiver out of the slot.

And Peter King puts the Seahawks at No. 8 in his weekly 'Fine Fifteen' at TheMMQB.com.

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