Morgantown, West Virginia – It’s officially “GENO SMITH SZN!”
Seattle Seahawks’ starting quarterback Russell Wilson is expected to miss 6-8 weeks with a ruptured middle finger tendon, according to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler.
Russell Wilson’s fingers 😳
— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) October 8, 2021
Former West Virginia Mountaineers quarterback Geno Smith, who stepped in in the 2nd half of last night’s near-comeback win against the Los Angeles Rams, will now step in and take over as the starter for the Seahawks
Although unfortunate for Wilson, this is precisely the opportunity Geno Smith needs to revitalize his career in the NFL.
Sources: Seahawks are bracing for Russell Wilson to miss at least a month and possibly 6-8 weeks with his ruptured middle-finger tendon that likely requires surgery. Seattle thinking about Wilson’s long-term health. Barring an unexpectedly swift recovery, it’s Geno Smith’s show.
— Jeremy Fowler (@JFowlerESPN) October 8, 2021