Russell Wilson hits the NFL Top-100 Players List at #51

51 after your rookie year? Yeah, that's deece. Watch it above, via BetterAtLifeThanYou, or follow the link below:

'Top 100 Players of 2013': Russell Wilson
Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson is voted the 51st-best player in the NFL according to his peers on the "Top 100 Players of 2013."

Guess what, we've written about him a LOT.

'Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth' - Field Gulls
Russell Wilson's improvisational skills meets savvy play design.

Variety in gameplanning & multiplicity within sets - Field Gulls
More on the NFL chess match.

Seahawks Replay Booth: The profound effect of play-action - Field Gulls
I've used this Bill Walsh quote before when talking about play-action, but it's so simple and powerful that I wanted to use it again today, and I'll probably use it again in the future. Walsh said:...

Russell Wilson heads to the Pro Bowl; a quick breakdown of the 'hot route' - Field Gulls
Russell Wilson has been added to the NFC Pro Bowl roster and will play in Honolulu this weekend.

Russell Wilson's effective movement & pinpoint ball location on the run - Field Gulls
Though Wilson's pocket play was fairly ugly at the beginning of the season, at this point in the year, Wilson's movement ability is actually one of his biggest weapons.

The Seahawks' game-winning drive in OT, part I - Field Gulls
The read-option is a play that we've broken down here a few times and it's something that the Seahawks are using situationally to exploit over-aggressive defenses or just to simply provide a different look to teams.

The Seahawks' game-winning drive in OT, part II - Field Gulls
A breakdown of the final couple of plays from the Seahawks' OT win in Chicago.

999 (Go) Routes on the Wall - Field Gulls
A breakdown of what, to me, may have been the most crucial play of the game.

"The receiver beats the corner, the quarterback beats the safety." - Field Gulls
In the go-route, it's the job of the receiver to beat the corner. It's the job of the quarterback to make sure that that single-high safety does not impact the throw.

Attacking the safety for fun & profit - Field Gulls
A look at Russell Wilson's touchdown pass to Sidney Rice.

Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch, & using play-action to manipulate the defense - Field Gulls
Play action is "the best single tool in breaking a defense." - Bill Walsh

Russell Wilson's scrambling improvisation, and WR chemistry - Field Gulls
Much has been made of Russell Wilson's concerning habit of leaving the pocket early, particularly to the right, in the face of oncoming pressure.

Russell Wilson's seam pass to Zach Miller demonstrated excellent ball location - Field Gulls
One of the main things that stood out to me in this game was Russell Wilson's accuracy. He completed six passes of 20 or more yards - and the key to each and every one of those plays was that he placed the ball almost exactly where it needed to be.

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