Ahead of the 2022 NFL season, the Denver Broncos made a bold move by pulling off a blockbuster trade with the Seattle Seahawks to acquire superstar quarterback Russell Wilson.
The move was supposed to be a game-changer for the Broncos, in the same way that the signing of Peyton Manning was to happen, but things did not go according to plan, as Wilson struggled throughout the season and appeared to have lost a step or two. Among the league’s elite quarterbacks in Seattle.
Although Wilson’s acquisition turned out to be a nightmare for the Broncos last season, the veteran quarterback has vowed to return to form in 2023, and he’s already putting in the work, as he claims to be leaner and Next season onwards that means NFL on ESPN.
Russell Wilson is in the best shape of his life 💪
— NFL on ESPN (@ESPNFL) June 11, 2023
It remains to be seen whether Wilson can turn his body around and bounce back from the worst season of his career, while Denver can be considered again.
Along with Wilson being motivated to turn things around, the Broncos went out and made a huge addition to the team bringing in veteran head coach and one-time Super Bowl champion Sean Payton.
Although this pairing seems like a winning pairing, only time will tell if Payton and Wilson can steer this team back in the right direction, as things could easily go the way they did in 2022.
Unfortunately for Wilson, the bulk of the pressure will be on his shoulders, meaning he will have a 2023 campaign to show what he can do, and if he fails, they will likely move on from him. .
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