Originally Posted by Vcize
It's quite a boon to have a good QB on a 3rd round rookie contract and be able to spend a lot of cash that would usually be tied up in a big QB contract elsewhere.
North Carolina State University basically cut Wilson because he wanted to also play baseball, something the naysayers actually suggested because he wasn't "NFL QB material". Seeing the success he had after transferring to Wisconsin, and the abysmal failure of NC State's offense the coach was fired mid season hahaha.
Russel's probably going to get a pretty good bump in pay when the contract comes up for discussion.