Video captured Wilson gesturing that something was wrong with his finger. Fans seemed to feel a little queasy while the cameras focused on Wilson’s disjointed hand.
Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks’ quarterback (3), looks for the Los Angeles Rams to catch during the Lumen Field first quarter.
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Wilson was not the only one with finger problems.
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) passes against the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of an NFL football game, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle.
(AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer)
Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford had one of his fingers taped on his throwing hand. Both quarterbacks played the pain and stayed on the field.
Stafford had a touchdown pass to Tyler Higbee later in the third quarter to help put the Rams up 16-7. The other touchdown was scored by Darrell Henderson.
Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford (9) passes with tape on one of his fingers during the second half of an NFL football game against the Seattle Seahawks, Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021, in Seattle.
(AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Los Angeles came into the game coming off a loss against the Arizona Cardinals. Before Thursday night, the Rams had a record of 3-1. The Seahawks eked out a victory against the San Francisco 49ers in Week 4 of the regular season. The Seahawks were at 2-2 going into Thursday.