Russell Wilson Denies Trying to Have Coach Fired
- Feb 24, 2023, 4:33:36 PM
Report Claims Russell Wilson Attempted to Have Seahawks Coach Fired, Wilson Denies
Reports have surfaced suggesting that Russell Wilson asked for the firing of Pete Carroll and John Schneider from the Seattle Seahawks in February 2022. The Athletic detailed that the star quarterback hoped to see Sean Payton take over as the coach. However, Wilson has since denied this on social media, stating that Carroll was like a father figure to him and that Schneider was the one who drafted him. Furthermore, a lawyer for Wilson has stated that the report is “entirely fabricated”. The Seahawks have not provided any comments on the situation.