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By Drew Lawson
The Record-Times 

Wilson trade signals end of an era


Last updated 3/10/2022 at 12:03pm

“Bye Bye Russ.”

That was the text buzzing through my phone from a friend that alerted me to the unthinkable news Seattle Seahawks fans have been secretly dreading but fighting off with feigned thoughts of “that would never happen;” star quarterback Russell Wilson had been traded to the Denver Broncos for three players and five draft picks.

My heart sank as I knew the end of an era that had been dying a slow death had finally arrived. My teenage and young adult years were spent having a favorite NFL team that competed for a Super Bowl every year, or at least pretended to until Pete...

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