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Pete Carroll Says Seahawks Have "No Intention" Of Trading Russell Wilson

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll watches the game action against the Saints.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 25: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks watches action during a game against the New Orleans Saints at Lumen Field on October 25, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Despite rumblings from Russell Wilson's side over the past year or so, Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks have "no intention" to trade the nine-time Pro Bowl QB.

Speaking to the NFL media Wednesday, Carroll fielded some offseason-related questions, notably about free agent running back to-be Rashaad Penny and the team's field general.

Carroll told reporters "hopefully" they can keep Penny in the building, and more importantly, that the team has no designs on trading Wilson.

In addition, the Seahawks have heard from interested teams per The Athletic's Mike Duggar. But Pete Carroll reiterated Seattle's stance.

On Monday, Russ was asked about the possibility of wearing burgundy and gold in Washington. But Wilson shot it down in typically polite fashion.

"I'm from Richmond, I know what you mean," the Super Bowl champ told NBC's Craig Melvin. "I got people hitting me up every day, all my friends and all that from the East Coast but Seattle's the place I'm at right now and I love it."

Wilson and the Seahawks are coming off a rough year that saw the team post its first losing record since Russ took over in Seattle. Prior to the season, a list of teams Wilson would reportedly be willing to play for surfaced. However, all of those teams no longer seem like viable options or better situations.

There's plenty of offseason to go, but for now Russell Wilson is a Seattle Seahawk and he claims to prefer it that way.