Russell Wilson is the new benchmark for what an NFL quarterback can accomplish by age 25. He has no true historical peer. The Seahawks begin training camp in three weeks, and amid the boredom of this calm period, a period of manufacturing conversation has commenced.
My name is Ashley Scoby, and I'll temporarily be taking over the Sounders FC beat. I'm the summer sports intern here at The Seattle Times and will be covering the Sounders until The Times hires its next beat reporter to replace Joshua Mayers, who left the newspaper last week.