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Pete Carroll says Russell Wilson is 100%, while Warren Moon says Seahawks have a hangover

Russell Wilson and the Seahawks are not as close to an agreement as originally thought

Russell Wilson needs to lead the Seahawks back to the Super Bowl

When Russell Wilson was healthy he was a dog. The Seahawks gunslinger was banged up in 2016 and his head coach knows it took a lot out of him.  Pete Carroll told ESPN that Wilson is back to 100 percent and he looks great.

“He looks great throwing the football,” Carroll said, via ESPN. “He looks great moving around. It just feels so much different than it did for so long of that season. Never during that season last year did we see him in practice where he could move. Never. So he mustered it up for game time. The last five or six games, [he] could move. But it isn’t like it is now. So we’ve got to take care of him, look after him, and have tremendous expectations for Russell’s performance next year.”

Can Russell Wilson get the Seahawks back in the top spot? Warren Moon thinks so but believes they the Seahawks still have a hangover from the Super Bowl a couple years ago, but he thinks the players need to get past it, according to his interview with ESPN the Magazine.

“They are still having a hangover from two years ago, if you can believe it or not, about losing that Super Bowl in the last minute with the interception on the one-yard line,” Moon recently told Brian Webber and Kordell Stewart of NFL No Huddle on TuneIn. “And with a lot of guys, it just kind of rubbed them the wrong way and they just haven’t gotten over it. This team will not be able to move on and really do what they want to do which is win another Super Bowl unless they can somehow put that behind them. There are certain guys on the team that just haven’t been able to do that and until they are able to do that they are going to continue to keep having a very good football team but a team that is going to probably come up short of their goals because of not being able to let go of the past and letting those things become a hindrance to their success.”

Cornerback Richard Sherman is one of the guys that it still eats according to media.

“I think you just can’t have these negative things in the back of your mind,” Moon said. “You have to be focused and be all in on what’s going on in front of you and not worrying about what’s behind you because those just hinder your teams success. It can become a huge distraction. It can become something that separates your football team and you don’t need that when your trying to go against some of the best football teams in the league and trying to unseat them as either NFC champions or Super Bowl champions. You definitely have to make sure everybody’s minds are clear and focused on what the goal is at hand and you have to leave everything that has happened in the past.”

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