The Seattle Seahawks remain intent on not trading quarterback Russell Wilson, but that hasn’t stopped the Wilson to the Chicago Bears rumors from swirling.
The Seahawks aren’t actively “shopping” Wilson, according to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, “but calls made from other teams inquiring have been answered.” And you have to believe the Bears are one of those teams, especially after Wilson made it clear Chicago was one of four preferred trade destinations.
At first glance, the Bears aren’t the most attractive destination, even compared to Wilson’s other preferred destinations in New Orleans, Dallas and Las Vegas.
But reports indicate Wilson likes the idea of joining the Bears because he wants to turn around a historic franchise and, eventually, he’d like to get into the management side of football.
That’s not all Wilson likes about Chicago. According to ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler, Wilson likes the Bears because they have “an emerging