Russell Willson Plans To Attend Yankees Spring Training Again

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to replace Aaron Rodgers on Pro Bowl roster

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson to replace Aaron Rodgers on Pro Bowl roster

Russell Wilson will be joining two of his Seahawks teammates at the 2019 Pro Bowl later this month.

Now that Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have been eliminated from the National Football League playoffs, Wilson is turning his sights on baseball.

Wilson, a second baseman, will return to Bronx Bombers' camp for the second year in a row, having participated in their preseason preparations in 2018.

This is the sixth time Wilson has been named to the Pro Bowl.

Wilson was a dual-sport athlete back in college, and was eventually drafted in the fourth round of the Major League Baseball draft by the Colorado Rockies. When Wilson played with the Yankees previous year, it was his first competitive baseball match since 2011. Last Feburary, he was traded from the Rangers to the Yankees for future considerations.

Wilson reported to spring training past year and appeared in his first competitive baseball game since 2011. Position players report February 18. Instead, he'll be expected to turn up in Tampa, Fla., a few weeks later when he'll treat fans to highlights like these.

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