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Danny O'Neil covers the Seahawks for The Seattle Times.

September 21, 2012 at 11:34 AM

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When getting overlooked isn't a bad thing for a quarterback

For the second straight week, an opposing defensive lineman commented on the difficulty that Russell Wilson' size presented.

In Week 1, it was Arizona's Darnell Dockett: "He's only like 5-7 or so. It was just one of those things, we had to bend down to go get him. We contained him very well today, but he is going to be an athletic, dynamic quarterback in the future."

Well, Dallas' Jason Hatcher wasn't quite as complimentary and used a term that can be considered offensive to describe Wilson while talking about preparing for Tampa Bay's 6-foot-6 Josh Freeman with the Dallas Morning News.

"He's not a little midget like the last guy," Hatcher said, according to the report. "You can see him."

Yeah, that term isn't per se offensive when applied to items, but definitely considered offensive when applied to people of shorter stature.

The Cowboys sacked Wilson twice in the game, both by Anthony Spencer. And after the way Seattle handled Dallas in the second half, the Cowboys are looking forward to getting a fresh start this week.

"Hey, they did a great job of attacking us and not letting us do what we do to rush the passer," Hatcher said. "This week, I think we'll get some things done. Our game plan is looking great. We're just looking forward to Sunday."

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