BRISTOL – It’s a great moment to be Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who arrives as a solid candidate for the NFL MVP award for Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars.
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Wilson has pitched or run to score 29 of the Seahawks’ 30 offensive touchdowns this season. That would be the highest percentage of offensive touchdowns by a single-player team in NFL history. His 26 touchdown passes are tied with the second highest number in the NFL until this week. According to Elias Sports Bureau, Wilson’s 15 touchdown passes in the fourth quarter are tied with the NFL record set by Eli Manning, who had 15 in 2011.

Wilson has looked better in the fourth quarter, posting an 88 passer rating along with a percentage of completions of 70 and an interception. In the first three quarters of the games, his passer rating is 53 and he has four more touchdowns than interceptions (11-7).
In the past three seasons, Wilson has 14 games with at least three touchdowns, including Sunday night’s victory over the Philadelphia Eagles. He’s tied for the second-highest number in the NFL in that span.
Wilson leads the Seahawks with 432 rushing yards this season (none of his teammates even have half that number). He could become the fifth passer to lead his team in rushing yards since the 1970 AFL-NFL merger. Elias Sports Bureau notes that the other four are Bobby Douglass (in 1972 with the Chicago Bears), Randall Cunningham ( from 1987 to 1990 with the Eagles), Donovan McNabb (in 2000 with the Eagles) and Cam Newton (in 2012 with the Carolina Panthers).

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