Report: Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to visit Rangers spring training

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will return to workout with the Texas Rangers during spring training.
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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will return to work out with the Texas Rangers during spring training, reports FOX Sports.

Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said no specifics have been finalized as to when Wilson will show up.

Wilson made an appearance at the Rangers' spring training facility in Surprise, Ariz., last year after Seattle's Super Bowl XLVIII victory over the Denver Broncos, mostly taking infield fielding reps and talking with the team’s minor leaguers.

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Wilson played baseball in high school and was selected by the Baltimore Orioles in the 41st round of the 2007 MLB draft before going to North Carolina State to play quarterback.

Wilson was drafted again as a second baseman by the Colorado Rockies in the fourth round of the 2010 draft and played second base in Single-A ball for two seasons with Tri-City and Asheville. He hit .230 in 32 games with Tri-City in 2010 and .228 with Asheville in 2011.

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The Rangers acquired Wilson from the Rockies in December 2013 in the Major League Baseball Rule 5 draft.

In Sunday's Super Bowl, Wilson went 12-of-21 for 247 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Seahawks' 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots.

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