Matt Calkins: Is pride getting in the way of clear decision-making when it comes to Russell Wilson and the Seahawks?

Pride is in the air. That’s the word that comes to mind when I hear about Russell Wilson’s discontent in Seattle. That’s the word that comes to mind when I read reports that the front office is taking and making calls about a possible trade. That’s the word that seems to be hanging over this increasingly tense offseason debacle. Pride. And everyone needs to remove it from the equation. Pragmatism, not emotion, is what should decide Wilson’s future in Seattle. The prospect of success, not ego, is what should dictate the next few years. Unfortunately, the latter is ubiquitous in professional spo…

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