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This week, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll posted footage of a shot at the former Seahawks quarterback. Russell Wilson Regarding the pastResistance” to wear on the wrist. There was a back and forth between Carroll and Wilson (he replied pointing to them He won many games Wilson (without wearing a handcuff) ignores a key fact.

In a recent game against the Broncos, Wilson wore a wrist brace.

It was the first game of the year in which Wilson chose the substitute. Coincidentally (or not), Wilson opted to go with the wrist after a week he missed due to injury and a substitute game. Brett Rypienused one.

“We’re looking at everything and trying to think of anything we can do to help our offense, to help our offense, to do whatever we need to do,” coach Nathaniel Hackett told reporters earlier this week. I never looked back at the Jacksonville game and that was going to be the reason we won or lost the game. We always want to evaluate everything and find ways to be better. If it helps us get better, we want to do it.

Hackett Wilson was asked if he objected to wearing handcuffs.

“No,” said Hackett. “It’s just one of those things that we decided would help us as a team.”

So that means Wilson wears a wristband every week, right? That’s when things got a little weird.

“It’s possible,” Hackett said, that the handcuffs will remain in place. “I think if it’s going to help us, why not use it? We’re 1-0 right now. I mean, let’s go ahead. Again, a lot of quarterbacks around the league use it. It’s one of those things, if it gives you some kind of advantage or helps, we want to do whatever we can.”

Why not “yes” or “hell yes”? The benefits are clear. Chris Simms explained them in a recent episode. PFT Live.

More than anything else, Sims said, he will streamline the play-calling process. Instead of rattling off what might be a very long play name and having the quarterback repeat it in his arms, the coach says “27.” The quarterback goes to No. 27 and calls that play. Apart from the benefit of efficiency, nothing is lost from the trainer to the fourth translator.

Hackett said the same thing when discussing the situation with reporters and mentioned another key factor.

“There are two different things,” Hackett said. “As a game designer, sometimes you want to get a little creative and these things can be a little wordy. You want to get it to be easy rather than calling it and then connecting it. There’s a whole process from when I give it to him running it, from when he goes in there. Sometimes we’re trying to go a little crazy. So we’ll talk a little bit about those things. So, it allows you to do that. I think it helps with crowd noise, too. If you have crowd noise going, from what I hear, it’s just hearing a wrist number, and then he can go in there and actually interact with the people. A lot of different things that are useful. they said.”

So, it’s all about additional and non-minus wrist coverage. So why hasn’t Wilson worn a wristband since the start of the season?

“As far as we go as an offense, it’s a communication thing,” Broncos offensive coordinator Justin Outton said. “You look around the league and you sit there and go, ‘OK, how far behind are we in game hours? How are we doing some things at the beginning of winter? How can we help this?’ We are always digging and trying to find things that work for us,” he said.

It’s still weird that they didn’t realize he didn’t have a wristband earlier than week seven when Rippin wore one. It had to be one of the first things the Broncos figured out after Week 1 as they struggled to find plays before the game clock went to zero. In the end, it was supposed to be after the second week, when the Broncos added Jerry Rosberg – head coach.

There’s no reason Wilson shouldn’t be around today. Although he simply says “let’s go” over and over again (Josh Alper came up with that one), the presence of the instrument makes the absence of it a non-issue.

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