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Rookie Wilson’s Stats Rank With Seahawks Quarterback Greats image


After 4 games, Russell Wilson’s stats rank with those of  Matt Hasselbeck, Dave Krieg, and Jim Zorn.


Just a quarter of the way into his rookie season, Wilson already has emerged with wins in head-to-head matchups against the Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers and the Dallas Cowboys’ Tony Romo.

Seahawk Insider Clare Farnsworth wrote Wednesday at

His statistics during the team’s 2-2 start, while not overly impressive, are comparable to and even better in some categories than those compiled by Matt Hasselbeck, Dave Krieg and Jim Zorn in their first four starts for the Seahawks (see chart). And that trio ranks 1-2-3 in just about every meaningful category on the franchise’s all-time passing list.

Player (year) Att. Comp. Pct. Yds. TD Int. Rating Win-Loss
Russell Wilson (2011) 100 60 .600 594 4 4 73.5 2-2
Jim Zorn (1976) 141 65 .461 831 5 7 56.1 0-4
Dave Krieg (1981-82) 125 74 .592 892 6 5 80.4 2-2
Matt Hasselbeck (2001) 114 59 .517 637 2 3 63.3 2-2


Coach Pete Carroll’s bottom-line assessment: “Here’s a first-time starter. He’s been in every game, and he’s had a chance to win them. … He is not far from being really, really successful right now as a leader in that position. We just have to assess everything that’s going on. I’ve been amazed that he’s done so much and done so well.“There’s a lot going on. It’s not just one guy.”

Read Farnsworth’s complete story here.

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