We knew Russell Wilson would return to Seattle for the first time as an opposing quarterback at some point this upcoming season.
We just did not know exactly when that would be.
Now we do.
Rumors gained steam leading up to Thursday’s official NFL Schedule Release, with an official announcement taking place just past 3 p.m. on the west coast.
Week One. Monday Night Football. Russell Wilson. Pete Carroll. Broncos. At. Seahawks.
This works for this season’s Monday Night Football opener: pic.twitter.com/uzZfYJlEoo
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 12, 2022
The stage is ours to close out NFL’s Week 1 slate. 👀
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) May 12, 2022
Week 1. MNF. Seattle.
You knew this was coming.
— Denver Broncos (@Broncos) May 12, 2022
The Seahawks traded Wilson to the Broncos in March, ending the QB’s 10-year run in Seattle that included two NFC titles and a Super Bowl ring from the 2013 season.
The full NFL schedule will be released at 5 p.m. PT.