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Chris Pratt Don't Quit On Russell Wilson 'Keep Him On Your Fantasy Team'

9/19/2016 11:40 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

**CELEBRITY FANTASY FOOTBALL ALERT**

If you're ready to drop Russell Wilson after that terrible game against the Rams ... WAIT!

Chris Pratt strongly advises you to keep him on your fantasy team -- and moments ago in NYC, he explained why. 

Then again, Pratt's a HUUUGE Seahawks fan. So ... take his advice at your own risk.  

Ex-Seahawks Star I Spoke With Marshawn ... He's Not Coming Back!!!

9/9/2016 9:53 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

There will be NO return of Beast Mode ... period ... so says ex-Seahawks fullback Michael Robinson who says he spoke with Marshawn Lynch YESTERDAY and the RB shot down the comeback rumors. 

"Marshawn Lynch is retired, he told me from his own mouth," the NFL Network analyst says. 

FYI, Michael and Marshawn weren't just teammates but are close friends ... and Robinson says he called up #24 after reading reports that he's considering playing in the NFL this year. 

"He said, 'Dude, I'm not going anywhere. I'm as busy as I've ever been.'" 

Check out the clip, Robinson says Lynch is pretty adamant about focusing on his life outside of football and helping people all over the world.

Sorry, Seattle ...  

Richard Sherman I'm The Wing King ... Opens Seattle Wingstop

8/8/2016 12:35 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0804-richard-sherman-wingstop-getty-3Seahawks superstar Richard Sherman is following in Peyton Manning's footsteps ... by opening his very own fast food joint -- a Wingstop -- in Seattle ... TMZ Sports has learned.

The All-Pro CB was inspired to open the biz after one of his former teammates, Sidney Rice, had a lot of success -- aka made a lot of money -- owning several of the wing joints.

A rep for Wingstop tells us Sherman grew up a fan of their delicious chicken wings ... so partnering up was a no-brainer.

Sherman's a newbie to the restaurant biz ... so we're told he's been spending a lot of time making sure things at his first spot run smoothly. However, word is he's scoping out other locales in the hopes of opening more wing franchises. 

#WingKing

NFL's Brandon Browner No Charges In Alleged Attack ... On Baby Mama's Dad

8/3/2016 9:54 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0803_brandon-browner_GETTYA big pre-season victory for Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner -- who will NOT be prosecuted for allegedly attacking his baby mama's father last month ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

We broke the story ... cops were investigating Browner after the alleged victim claimed he was in a heated argument with the NFL player, who became violent. Browner allegedly left the scene in his white Bentley before cops arrived. 

But according to new court docs obtained by TMZ Sports, the investigation hit a major roadblock -- because officials could not locate or interview Browner ... and the witnesses suddenly became uncooperative. 

The L.A. County District Attorney's office ultimately decided they didn't have the goods to get a conviction -- and declined to move forward with charges. 

Case closed. 

NFL's Brandon Browner Investigated for Alleged Assault ... On Baby Mama's Dad

7/6/2016 7:15 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

070516-brandon-browner-gettySeattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner has been named in a police report -- by a man who claims the NFL star attacked him at an L.A. County home ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

The Pomona Police Dept. confirms ... cops were called to a residence around 8 PM on Tuesday to respond to an incident in which Browner allegedly attacked the father of his baby mama. 

Law enforcement sources tell us ... the alleged victim claims he had been arguing with Browner when the NFL star became violent and attacked him in the driveway. 

070516-brandon-browner-instagram-02We're told Browner -- a 2-time Super Bowl champ -- left the scene in his white Bentley before cops arrived. 

The Pomona PD confirms the alleged victim filed a police report and complained about an injury to his hand.

We're told cops are currently investigating the situation. 

NFL's Trevone Boykin Charged with Assault ... For Alamo Bowl Bar Fight

6/28/2016 1:09 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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Ex-TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin has been charged with assault for allegedly striking a police officer after he was thrown out of a bar days before the Alamo Bowl ... TMZ Sports has learned. 

Boykin -- who has since signed with the Seattle Seahawks -- was captured on video being physically removed from Pat O'Briens bar in San Antonio on Dec. 31st ... while throwing punches at staff on the way out. 

Once he was in the street, Boykin can be seen rushing toward bike cops who rolled up to the scene. Officials say he struck one of the officers while they tried to take him into custody.

Boykin was initially booked for assaulting a public servant (a 3rd degree felony), public intoxication and resisting arrest.

But it appears he caught a huge break -- 'cause according to court docs obtained by TMZ Sports, the 22-year-old was only officially charged with one count of misdemeanor assault with bodily injury. 

If convicted, Boykin faces up to 1 year in jail. 

Court docs say ... multiple officers witnessed the alleged assault. The witnesses say they saw multiple cuts and scrapes on the victim. 

Boykin is due to be arraigned in August. 

Richard Sherman's Family We Love Nate Robinson ... Hope He Makes the Seahawks!

6/14/2016 3:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Richard Sherman's family is awesome! 

We got the NFL star's mom, Beverly, and his brother, Branton, out in L.A. -- where his mother is trying to launch her acting career ... and they couldn't have been nicer. 

Turns out, they're really big fans of NBA star Nate Robinson -- a Seattle native -- and hope his tryout with the Seahawks went well. 

As we previously reported, Nate -- who played college football at the Univ. of Washington -- worked out with the team and is hoping to land a spot as a defensive back. 

"He'll be a good addition to the L.O.B." Branton said. 

They also raved about Russell Wilson and Ciara -- and while they haven't been invited to the wedding, they LOVE the couple and wish them nothing but the best. 

Nate Robinson Seahawks Tryout Went Well ... Says Agent

6/14/2016 10:02 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

0614_nate_robinson_seahawks_gettyEx-NBA star Nate Robinson was "impressive" in his tryout with the Seattle Seahawks on Monday ... this according to Nate's agent. 

TMZ Sports spoke with Aaron Goodwin who confirmed 32-year-old Nate worked out for the NFL team as a defensive back ... the same position he played back at the Univ. of Washington. 

"Nate's tryout with the Seahawks went well and was impressive," Goodwin says. 

The two sides have not struck any sort of a deal but we're told, "[Nate] may go back later. He's going to focus on being ready for that opportunity should it occur again or an NBA opportunity."

When asked which sport Nate would prefer if offered a shot in the NFL and NBA -- Goodwin replied, "He wants to play basketball but will play football if the opportunity presents itself."

"He's a world class athlete and just wants the opportunity to continue to play."

Marshawn Lynch Never Coming Back To NFL ... Says Rap Star Cousin

6/2/2016 10:18 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Pro football is just "not fun" for Marshawn Lynch anymore ... so says his famous rap star cousin who's 100% positive Beast Mode is NOT returning to the NFL. 

Marshawn's cuz Mistah F.A.B. sat down with with "The Breakfast Club" -- when Charlamagne Tha God asked about rumors that Lynch is thinking about coming back to the league. 

"He's done. It's not fun to him no more," F.A.B. said.

Long story short ... F.A.B. says Marshawn is super wealthy (saved his NFL cash like a boss) and has been spending his time building schools and affordable housing across the world. 

In fact, F.A.B. says Lynch wants to mentor young players so they can get to "mogul status" too. '

Sorry, Seahawks fans ... 

Seattle Seahawks RB I'd Stop Listening to Future ... If Russell Wilson Asked

5/19/2016 12:12 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

Now, THIS is dedication!!! 

Seattle Seahawks rookie running back Alex Collins says he's so committed to the team, he'd even give up listening to Future's music ... if that's what his QB wanted. 

It's a big deal ... 'cause Future's dope. Everyone knows that. 

But everyone also knows Russell Wilson's got some issues with the guy (since he's engaged to Future's baby mama) ... putting Collins (and the rest of the Seahawks who like rap) in a tough spot. 

Alex says it's a no-brainer -- his QB comes first.

There's more ... we also asked Alex if he would consider cutting his dreadlocks to avoid comparisons to Marshawn Lynch. But that's where the RB draws the line. 

Meantime, check out his highlights ... dude's a monster.  

NFL Auction Selling Seahawks 'Used Draft Chair'

5/11/2016 4:15 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

0511_seahawks-chair-nflWant your ass to feel what it's like to be a Seahawks team rep during the NFL Draft?

Well, now you can ... 'cause the league is auctioning off a "used draft chair" -- which was sat in by an official Seahawks team rep at Radio City Music Hall from 2011 to 2014! 

Yes, you can own the seat that may have been sat in by the person who may have turned in the selection card to draft Russell Wilson

The auction started at $40 ... it's already over $500!!! (Proceeds from the auction benefit multiple charities connected to the NFL).

Good luck!

Richard Sherman Undercover Lyft Driver Hilariously Clowns Himself

4/27/2016 12:50 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

Check yourself the next time your Lyft driver tries to bait you into talking smack about Richard Sherman -- 'cause the guy might actually be Richard Sherman!

The Seattle Seahawks superstar went undercover as a Lyft driver -- IN SEATTLE -- to see how unsuspecting commuters felt about him. The result is pretty damn hilarious. 

Sherman was dropping subtle hints about his true identity along the way ... including this gem:

"I just came back from Hawaii actually with some of my friends. I try to make sure I go every year. There's like 50 of us. We even see some guys we really don't like so much from work but that's part of the job."

You gotta watch the clip -- the look on the passengers' faces when he reveals who he is ... priceless!

Ciara & Russell Wilson ENGAGED!!! ... One Step Closer to Sex

3/11/2016 12:41 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF
Breaking News

Russell Wilson finally put a ring on it ... A HUUUUUGE RING ... proposing to Ciara with a stone the size of a baby's fist.

The Seattle Seahawks QB popped the question during a private champagne dinner off the coast of Africa on an island in the Seychelles ... paving the way for him to finally bang the pop star.

0311-ciara-russell-wilson-engaged-TWITTER-01As you know, the extremely religious couple took a vow of celibacy ... promising to keep their hands off each other until they get married.

Almost there, brother ... almost.

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