Wilson has already generated some buzz in the MVP race, and these last two games will reignite his campaign. He’s looked dangerous as ever the last two weeks, the type of quarterback who presents a nearly unsolvable problem for defenses.

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FOXBOROUGH, MASS. — This is what Hall of Fame quarterback Warren Moon said about Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson before the season, and it seems appropriate to dig up now:

“I really feel he’s primed to have an MVP-type season, or at least be in the running,” Moon said. “He’ll definitely be in the conversation, I think, if everybody stays healthy and he does what I think he’s capable of.”

The problem for much of this season was that Wilson was the one who couldn’t stay healthy. But in the last two games, a healthy Wilson has played like the MVP-caliber quarterback Moon envisioned.

He’s completed 71 percent of his passes, thrown five touchdowns and no interceptions and just threw for 348 yards against the England Patriots, which is the most yards he’s ever thrown in a regular-season game. It’s no coincidence that Wilson’s two best games this season are also his two healthiest games.

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Maybe this is just coach Pete Carroll being forever sunny, but even after watching Wilson throw for three touchdowns and complete 68 percent of his passes against the always-good Patriots, he thought Wilson could get better.

Wilson has averaged more than 600 rushing yards per season during his first four years. He has 60 yards after nine games this season. That is an enormous drop in production, and for much of the season, defenses could doze on Wilson as a runner because he was too hurt to really run.

“I don’t want to use that as an excuse,” Carroll said. “That’s just reality. But from this point forward, we can loosen things up a little bit more with him. He just looks that much better.”

Wilson ran for only six yards against the Patriots, but he still moved, and that can be just as dangerous. Carroll pointed out a couple of plays that Wilson couldn’t have made a few weeks ago, plays where he moved around and created something.

Wilson has already generated some buzz in the MVP race, and these last two games will reignite his campaign. He’s looked dangerous as ever the last two weeks, the type of quarterback who presents a nearly unsolvable problem for defenses.

His ability to run opens up the running game, keeps defenses on alert, creates explosive plays down the field. It has always been one of his greatest traits, and now it is back.