Russell Wilson’s 2022 Broncos contract received a lot of mixed reviews. For some, it was a long overdue payday for the nine-time pro-bowl and super bowl champion. For many in Seattle, he had more than proved his worth, despite a decline toward the end of his stay with the Seahawks.
Super Bowl winner Ronnie Hillman has died of cancer at the age of 31, his family announced Thursday. After being drafted in 2012, running back Hillman was the Denver Broncos’ leading rusher during the 2015 season in which they were crowned Super Bowl 50 champions. He was diagnosed with a rare kidney cancer – renal medullary carcinoma – in August, but passed away on Wednesday. Hillman’s family wrote on Instagram that the former running back “quietly and peacefully transitioned today in the company of his family and close friends.”
Broncos Quarterback, Russell Wilson, is set to make his return to Seattle after a decade as the Seahawks starting quarterback and his offseason trade to the Broncos. The question is: How will he be received by the team? Also how will the Broncos offense look with him in charge and under first-year head coach Nathaniel Hackett? Wilson didn’t take a snap in the preseason.
It has been revealed that ex-NFL wide receiver, Demaryius Thomas, had stage 2 chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) at the time of his death. According to doctors, CTE is a form of brain degeneration which has been found in several other athletes. Thomas’s family and the Concussion Legacy Foundation announced on Tuesday that Thomas had stage 2 CTE at the time of his death.
The Denver Broncos were just sold to new owners. The team will officially be sold for $4.65 billion to the ownership group that owns and is led by Walmart’s Company heir Rob Walton. The Walton family will acquire the NFL team from the Pat Bowlen Trust and will need to be approved by the NFL’s finance committee and leave before it can become official.
The Seattle Seahawks have officially traded Quarterback Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos, making it one of the biggest trades in NFL history. After weeks of talks, this trade was made official early Wednesday morning, right before the start of the new league year. Additionally, the Seahawks will send another 2022 fourth-round pick to Denver in addition to Wilson.