Wilson’s early mistakes left Seattle in a huge hole. It was the first time this season and the fourth time in 105 career games that Wilson threw three interceptions. It was his first game with three or more picks since throwing five against Green Bay in December 2016.
“It’s in the evaluation process,” McCarthy said. “I don’t have an answer for you. I’d like to know as soon as possible. Frankly, it’s best for Aaron to know as soon as possible. He’s the one that has to get ready, and obviously, in his mind he’s ready to go if you watch him practice and the conversations with him. But this is a medical decision, and Dr. McKenzie is obviously in touch with a number of different medical experts, and they’re evaluating the information.”
The winning ways likely won’t last long for a Bulls team that hosts the Boston Celtics on Monday night, but Mirotic’s presence, and his ability to coexist again with Portis, have given the Bulls the kind of jolt that they’ve needed.
“I am very proud,” Mirotic said of his team’s new beginning with him. “That’s the most important thing for me. Even without scoring, just being there I’m going to help the team, because of my personality, because of talking to them, trying to support them. That’s who I am. I was always a good teammate, and that was my job.”
Colorado State salvaged the regular season and guaranteed itself a bowl bid with a 42-14 rout of San Jose State on Nov. 18.