Russell Wilson dedicates huge game to late Seahawks owner Paul Allen

Anyone watching the Seattle Seahawks’ thrilling 30-29 win over the Los Angeles Rams could ascribe the victory to one person in particular: Russell Wilson.

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The Seahawks quarterback was phenomenal throughout the game, racking up 268 passing yards and four touchdowns on 23 attempts. However, Wilson had someone else’s accomplishments he wanted to talk up after the game.

Wilson paid tribute to deceased Seahawks owner Paul Allen, who was inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor before the game.

“I was just a little emotional because we had the tribute to Paul today,” Wilson said. “He gave me an opportunity, you know? I’m just grateful. You know, win or lose, God is good. I’m just grateful that he gave me an opportunity, God did and Paul, this organization. I love playing here. It’s a good team over there that we played tonight and we’re a great team too. We found a way.

“Paul was here tonight. Win or lose, but at the end of today, I know he cared about us. I know he cared about the world and making a difference. I’m just glad I got to know him.”

Wilson later tweeted a video dedicating the performance to Allen.

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams scores on a 8 yard run early in the third quarter during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Robert Woods #17 of the Los Angeles Rams reaches for a pass from Jared Goff during the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Johnny Hekker #6 of the Los Angeles Rams punts the ball during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Shaquill Griffin #26 of the Seattle Seahawks looks at the Los Angeles Rams offense during the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks and Samson Ebukam #50 of the Los Angeles Rams swap jerseys after the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: K.J. Wright #50 of the Seattle Seahawks removes his jersey to swap after the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Shaquill Griffin #26 of the Seattle Seahawks looks for Los Angeles Rams players after the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tedric Thompson #33 of the Seattle Seahawks is pumped after a game changing interception in the fourth quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tedric Thompson #33 of the Seattle Seahawks is pumped after a game changing interception in the fourth quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tedric Thompson #33 of the Seattle Seahawks is pumped after a game changing interception in the fourth quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tedric Thompson #33 of the Seattle Seahawks is pumped after a game changing interception in the fourth quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams watches a replay on the scoreboard during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams looks at the scoreboard during the game against the Seattle Seahawksat CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tyler Lockett #16 of the Seattle Seahawks makes a 12 yard catch from Russell Wilson during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks to pass the ball during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks throws the ball during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Head coach Sean McVay of the Los Angeles Rams watches a replay on the scoreboard during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Eric Weddle #32 of the Los Angeles Rams shares a laugh during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Cooper Kupp #18 of the Los Angeles Rams runs with the ball after a 26 yard pass from Jared Goff during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams looks at the sideline during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jadeveon Clowney #90 of the Seattle Seahawks looks at the Los Angeles Rams sideline during a timeout of the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Poona Ford #97 of the Seattle Seahawks tackles Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams during the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Head coach Sean McVay and Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams have a chat during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jadeveon Clowney #90 and Bradley McDougald #30 of the Seattle Seahawks have a chat during a timeout of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Justin Britt #68 of the Seattle Seahawks hikes the ball during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams gets set during the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: The Seattle Seahawks cheer squad line up after the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks scrambles out of the pocket during the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seattle Seahawks top the Los Angeles Rams 30-29. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 03: Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks hands off to running back Chris Carson #32 against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 3, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 03: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks looks on against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 3, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams is knocked down in the fourth quarter against the Seattle Seahawks during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: D.K. Metcalf #14 of the Seattle Seahawks reaches for an incomplete pass against Marcus Peters #22 of the Los Angeles Rams in the fourth quarter during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tre Flowers #21 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates on the field after the Seattle Seahawks defeated the Los Angeles Rams 30-29 during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after falling to the Seattle Seahawks 30-29 during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: (EDITORS NOTE: Alternative crop) Greg Zuerlein #4 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after missing a 44 yard field goal attempt to fall to the Seattle Seahawks 30-29 in the fourth quarter during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Greg Zuerlein #4 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after missing a 44 yard field goal attempt to fall to the Seattle Seahawks 30-29 in the fourth quarter during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Greg Zuerlein #4 of the Los Angeles Rams reacts after missing a 44 yard field goal attempt to fall to the Seattle Seahawks 30-29 in the fourth quarter during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: during their game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 03: Free safety Tedric Thompson #33 and cornerback Shaquill Griffin #26 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrate in the fourth quarter against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 3, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 03: Kicker Greg Zuerlein #4 of the Los Angeles Rams misses a field goal with under two minutes to play against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 3, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. The Seahawks beat the Rams 30-29. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams is stopped for an unsuccessful two point conversion attempt by Bobby Wagner #54 and Al Woods #72 of the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams is stopped for an unsuccessful two point conversion attempt by Bobby Wagner #54 and Al Woods #72 of the Seattle Seahawks in the third quarter at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Tyler Higbee #89 of the Los Angeles Rams runs against the defense of Bradley McDougald #30 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 03: Wide receiver David Moore #83 of the Seattle Seahawks reacts after scoring a touchdown against the Los Angeles Rams in the third quarter at CenturyLink Field on October 3, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks is pressured by Aaron Donald #99 of the Los Angeles Rams during the first half of the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WA - OCTOBER 03: Wide receiver Cooper Kupp #18 of the Los Angeles Rams looks on after scoring a touchdown in the second quarter against middle linebacker Bobby Wagner #54 of the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 3, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: D.K. Metcalf #14 of the Seattle Seahawks runs in a touchdown after completing a pass to score a touchdown in the second quarter of the game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams runs the ball against Bradley McDougald #30 of the Seattle Seahawks during the first half of game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Alika Jenner/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Quarterback Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks delivers a pass against the defense of the Los Angeles Rams in the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Running back Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams rushes against the defense of the Seattle Seahawks during the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Quarterback Jared Goff #16 of the Los Angeles Rams runs against the defense of the Seattle Seahawks in the game at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - OCTOBER 03: Quarterback Jared Goff #16 and running back Todd Gurley #30 of the Los Angeles Rams warm-up before the game against the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field on October 03, 2019 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)
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Allen died at 65 years old last October from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was beloved among the Seahawks, and is credited with keeping the team in Seattle when he bought it in 1996.

Clearly, Wilson had Allen’s memory on his mind when he was facing the Rams, and excelled. That included one play of the year candidate thrown to Tyler Lockett for a touchdown.

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