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QB snapshot: Russell Wilson

A quick observation of quarterback Russell Wilson and how he played in the Seahawks' 19-3 victory in Week 12:

Only 13 times in NFL history has a quarterback finished a game with a higher quarterback rating than Russell Wilson had Sunday (121.6) while getting sacked seven or more times.

That tells you all you need to know. Even though he was under constant duress from the blitz-happy Cardinals, Wilson found a way to get it done, throwing and running the football.

Arizona blitzed 33 times in 58 plays, including 22 of 33 plays in the second half. But Wilson was 11-of-13 for 153 yards against the blitz, including eight first-down throws. He also was 5 of 6 for 70 yards when under duress, including the game’s only touchdown -- a 20-yard catch-and-run to tight end Cooper Helfet in the third quarter.

Wilson was the game’s leading rusher with 73 yards on 10 carries, which included a 40-yard run in the second quarter that would have been a 49-yard touchdown run if not for a questionable holding call on Seattle Seahawks receiver Jermaine Kearse at the 9-yard-line.