Russell Wilson met with the media today, as he does every Thursday. But with the playoffs looming, and a larger media contingent on hand, his session was moved into the auditorium at the Seahawks facility in Renton. Normally, he conducts the interview at a podium outside the locker room.
That’s a sign of the increased stakes this week, but Wilson said the key is to not let the hype drown out the task at hand
“You definitely feel a difference,” Wilson said. “You feel the energy and excitement about the game. It’s the playoffs. You get really excited by the moment. The biggest thing is, can you ignore the noise. That’s what we’re focused on as a football team. just playing like we always do. Play one play at a time, one practice at a time, and make sure we prepare the right way. As I always say, the separation is in the preparation. We have to focus on that part of the game.”
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