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Questions regarding Russell Wilson’s future in Seattle could return this offseason | You Pod to Win the Game

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Yahoo Sports’ Charles Robinson and Frank Schwab discuss the fallout from the Packers ugly 17-0 victory over the Seahawks. Will Aaron Rodgers regain his MVP form? How will the Aaron Jones injury impact Green Bay’s offense? Will A.J. Dillon bust out with this opportunity? On the other side, did Russell Wilson return to action too soon? Will the questions about Wilson’s future in the Emerald City return? Hear the full conversation on the You Pod to Win the Game podcast. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher or wherever you listen.

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FRANK SCHWAB: Going to the next game, which I thought was a bad game, but it was really interesting for many reasons. That was Green Bay beating Seattle 17-0. And honestly, I was watching and I never thought I'd uttered this statement, Charles, but I'm sitting they're saying, maybe they need to pull Russell Wilson for Geno Smith now. He was bad. I give him all the credit in the world. Toughness, wanting to get back for your team. He was Mr. I'm going to beat this timetable and show the world. And he sure did coming back. But it was clear pretty early on. I didn't think he should have been playing today. He was just missing throws. You were like, yeah, he ain't right.

CHARLES ROBINSON: I think over the course of the game it looked like a week too early. At least a week too early. Who knows? Maybe we're more than a week too early. I hadn't realized until I saw some of the pre-game run up where the specialist had told him this might take you maybe even a year. I was like whoa, whoa. I don't like that. And then, you know, they went into everything they had done to stabilize it and kind of get him past it. It is worrisome to me.

And I think in particular, you know, Seattle is at a-- I don't want to say a tipping point-- but we're getting pretty close. Like I don't know. Maybe we're getting the point of not coming back now. And I agree with you. There was a point in the game where you're just like, he's not effective. And maybe Geno gives them something to stay in this game. And let's be honest, Aaron Rodgers-- I mean, they scored 17 points. The Packers scored 17 points.

It wasn't like it was the greatest performance by the Packers. Aaron Jones. Yeah, they were not good. And, you know, Aaron Jones suffered a knee injury. We'll see. You know, at this point, we don't know exactly what's going to come of that. But it sounds like it's going to hurt and he'll be out for a bit. So the opportunity was there, obviously, for Seattle to win this game. One thing I think about as I watch this too, though-- we will see how the rest of the season unfolds for Seattle.

I am not convinced that we're not going to have another off season of Russell Wilson going to be in Seattle beyond this year again. I think last year was real. I think he said all the right things he had to say when he got back into the fold. And it killed all the drama. He did the opposite of Aaron Rodgers. But I truly still believe that there's something there. And that when we are at the end of the season, depending on what other options might be there for Seattle I wonder if maybe this injury might sort of be that moment where things change a little bit in the dynamic for Russell Wilson. They can't dig out of this hole.

And maybe some teams that are in need of a quarterback call Seattle and say, hey look, we're willing to give up quite a bit for him right now. Are you willing to keep him and pay him the next extension? Or, like, where you at? So that that'll definitely be interesting to see how that unfolds. I will say this real quick before we get out of that one. Rodgers, it's good for him to come back good. For them to get a win. Curious to see how the Jones injury impacts them moving forward. And I did think it was interesting that he said he didn't want to play the what if scenarios about like the Super Bowl. Like, hey, what if this is Super Bowl week and this happens? He didn't want to get into that. So whatever.

FRANK SCHWAB: I'll just point out real quick that I'm not sure we're not going to be sitting here two, three weeks from now going, oh my goodness, this opened the door for AJ Dillon. Every time that kid plays, like wow. And this is nothing against Aaron Jones, who I think it's a fantastic football player. And maybe it's just the whole shiny new toy thing. It's like, wow, now we get to see what's behind door number two. But that kid has some juice. He really does. He's a fun player to watch. He might just kind of reshape that offense a little bit.