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The Seattle Seahawks faced a pivotal matchup with the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field Sunday, and Seahawks coach Peter Carroll had the perfect game plan.
Carroll allowed Russell Wilson, a third-round pick in the 2012 NFL draft, to throw the ball 37 times and run nine times as well.
Wilson completed 23 passes for 293 yards and two touchdowns while throwing no interceptions. He also added 71 yards on the ground.
Wilson would end up throwing the game-winning pass to Sidney Rice in the end zone in overtime to propel the Seahawks to a tough 23-17 road victory.
Carroll's actions speak volumes to the amount of trust he has in his rookie quarterback. The unconventional amount of opportunities for a rookie not selected in the first round is astonishing, but apparently Carroll knows exactly what he is doing.