Russell Wilson is in the midst of a negotiation with the Seahawks to become the highest-paid player in the NFL, but little progress has been made.
The Super Bowl winning quarterback has spoke out about the talks, and it's clear he's thought about life beyond Seattle.
“I know God’s going to take me and put me where he wants to have me. I hope that’s Seattle. I love it there, it’s a great place to play. But I’ve also gone through the ups and downs and been moved around before," Wilson told 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh. "I loved N.C. State and loved playing there and then having to go somewhere else and start new."
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Wilson, of course, was referring to playing at N.C. State for three seasons before transferring to Wisconsin for his final year of eligibility.
His message was about "starting new."
“At the end of the day I trust the process,” Wilson said. "Ultimately, I know mentally, physically and spiritually, I'm prepared for whatever ... it'll all work out how it's supposed to."
Wilson, 26, has taken the Seahawks to back-to-back Super Bowls in his three years in the league, and won one.
He is a two-time Pro Bowler with 9,950 passing yards, and 72 passing touchdowns to just 26 interceptions.
Wilson has also rushed for 11 touchdowns in the regular season, and led 15 game-winning-drives.