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Preparing for Russell Wilson

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Preparing for Russell Wilson

Kevin Walsh profiles the Seattle's starting quarterback.

Rookie quarterback Russell Wilson may not frighten teams with his arm, but his scrambling ability gives cause for pause.

"You have to be careful with him in the pocket, or getting out of the pocket," says Bill Belichick. "He's active."

Listed just under 6-feet tall, Wilson is prone to batted balls.

"It's a goal to bat down the ball," says defensive end Chandler Jones. "If he's throwing low balls, definitely try to get my hands up and bat a few passes down."

Wilson has thrown five interceptions in the last two games, so whether he's throwing low, throwing picks, or scrambling outside the pocket, the Patriots defense will need to keep an eye on the mobile quarterback.

NFL owners release statements on Trump comments

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NFL owners release statements on Trump comments

President Donald Trump's comments about NFL players and his tweeted dis-invite of the Warriors led to some prominent athletes to speak out. Now NFL franchises and their owners are weighing in.

At a rally in Alabama on Friday night, Trump said NFL owners should fire players who kneel during the national anthem. And he encouraged NFL fans to walk out of games in protest. 

“Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, you’d say, ’Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired,” Trump told the rally. 

He also lamented that football has become less violent.

“They’re ruining the game,” he complained.