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Michael Bennett I Bump Future In Front of Russell Wilson

6/13/2017 7:51 AM PDT
Breaking News

Seattle Seahawks stud Michael Bennett says there's NO ban on Future's music in the Seattle Seahawks locker room ... despite that tricky situation with Russell Wilson

Bennett appeared on "The Breakfast Club" with Charlamagne tha God -- and was asked if the team is required to keep Future off their playlists to appease the star QB, who's married to Ciara, Future's baby mama.

Obviously, Wilson and Future have beefed in the past -- though things appear to be cool right now. 

Bennett says he doesn't play Future to get at Russ -- he just likes the guy's music ... and says Wilson understands the guy is too popular to silence him.

Instead, Bennett says Wilson handles the situation like a pro.

The entire interview is pretty solid -- especially the part where Bennett shouts-out the one rapper he would hate for his wife to leave him for.

Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy Dead At 48

5/23/2017 9:44 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

NFL Hall of Famer Cortez Kennedy is dead at the age of 48 ... TMZ Sports has learned.

Kennedy played 11 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks ... and was an 8x Pro Bowler. He was inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012.

We spoke to Orlando PD who confirmed Kennedy's passing ... but they added "there is nothing suspicious" about his death.

We've spoken to family members who say they're currently traveling to Orlando.

Cause of death is still unclear.

Pro Football Hall of Fame President David Baker said, "The entire Hall of Fame family is stunned and deeply saddened to learn the news of Cortez Kennedey's passing."

"Cortez will be remembered not only for all his great achievements on the football field but how he handled himself off the field. He epitomized the many great values this game teaches which serves as inspiration to millions of fans."

Story developing ...

Eddie Lacy Gets Fat Bonus Check ... For Droppin' Weight

5/15/2017 11:53 AM PDT
Breaking News

Eddie Lacy's off-season diet plan is already paying off HUGE -- the NFL star just cashed a $55k bonus check from the Seattle Seahawks for hitting a major weight loss milestone.

EL's weight issues are no secret -- and when he signed his new deal with Seattle, the team tied $385k to specific weight loss targets ... since he reportedly blew up to 267 during the off-season. 

The first checkpoint was $55k if Eddie hit 255 by May 15. The good news -- he's 253.

Cha-ching.

The next goal is 250 lbs by June which he must maintain through August. Then he must stay at 245 through the season. Basically, he gets $55k for each month he hits the target weight.

Eddie's tried P90X in the past -- and the program famously slimmed him down into the low 240s.

The big issue for Lacy ... dude loves Chinese food -- LOVES IT.

We did some Yelping -- looks like there's a handful of Chinese joints right near the Hawks practice facility.

Stay strong, Eddie ...

Cliff Avril Marshawn Helped Build Homes In Haiti ... Still Teammates In Giving

4/30/2017 12:15 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Cliff Avril and Marshawn Lynch did one last thing as teammates before Beast Mode headed off to Oakland ... and for the people of Haiti, it's better than anything the men ever did on the field.

Cliff has been down in Haiti building schools with his Cliff Avril Family Foundation, and he talked to TMZ Sports ... telling us it wouldn't have been possible without an assist from Money Lynch.

"Marshawn put me in contact with the right people for building the school."

This is the 2nd year Avril has done it, and he had not only Marshawn, but Michael Bennett and Stephen Tulloch to help him do the heavy lifting.

The trip also gave Avril a chance to look in on the 12 houses he built in Haiti recently ... one for each NFL sack he got last year.

I know these guys are mostly Seahawks, but we gotta say, they seem like Saints.

Macklemore to Marshawn: Please, Don't Go to the Patriots!!

4/10/2017 1:27 PM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Macklemore -- one of the biggest Seattle Seahawks fans alive -- says it would hurt his heart if Marshawn Lynch signed with the New England Patriots. 

The Boston Herald is reporting that Lynch has privately expressed interest in playing for the Pats if he can't reach a deal with the Oakland Raiders ... and Mack no likey.

Macklemore says he understands if Lynch signs with another team ... BUT NOT THE PATS!!

Obviously, shades of Super Bowl 49 still haunt him.

Seahawks KJ Wright Richard Sherman AIN'T LEAVING!

3/30/2017 9:33 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Maybe K.J. Wright knows something we don't ... but the Seahawks Pro Bowl linebacker is adamant Richard Sherman is NOT leaving Seattle. 

On Wednesday, Pete Carroll said other teams have called and expressed interest in the leader of the Legion of Boom ... and Carroll said the team has talked about it ... but so far, no official moves. 

Enter Wright ... who told us straight up, "Sherman's not going anywhere. He's gonna be here."

K.J.'s also a big fan of his QB Russell Wilson -- telling us he bought the guy a special gift to prepare him for becoming a first-time dad. 

Trevone Boykin Investigated For Probation Violation ... Jail On the Line

3/27/2017 10:00 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Things just went from bad to worse for Trevone Boykin ... his latest arrest may have triggered a probation violation that could land him behind bars for up to a year.

The Seahawks QB is still on probation from his San Antonio bar fight arrest from 2015 -- the terms of which required him to stay out of trouble.  

But now that he's been arrested for public intoxication and drug possession in Dallas, prosecutors tell TMZ Sports they're looking into whether Boykin violated his probation. 

If prosecutors move forward to revoke his probation, officials say he faces up to 1 year in Bexar County Jail and up to a $4,000 fine. 

As we previously reported, Boykin was arrested on Dec. 31st, 2015 ... but didn't strike a plea deal until June 2016. 

Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin Arrested After Car Crashes Into Bar

3/27/2017 5:53 AM PDT
Breaking News

7:49 AM PT -- Officials now say 8 people were injured in the crash ... 7 of whom were hospitalized for non-life threatening injuries. 

As for the bartender, officials say the impact of the crash caused bottles and a cooler to fall and strike that person while he or she was behind the bar. Seattle Seahawks QB Trevone Boykin was arrested in Dallas early Monday morning after a car he was in crashed into a bar ... injuring several people. 

Boykin -- a former star QB at TCU -- was a passenger in the car, according to FOX 4 in Dallas. The driver was arrested on suspicion of DUI. 

Boykin was also taken into custody and now faces drug and public intoxication charges. We're told Boykin is accused of being in possession of more than 2 ounces of marijuana. 

The car Boykin was in struck 4 people on the sidewalk and also struck a bartender inside the location as the vehicle barreled through the front wall.

Boykin has had a troubled history with the law -- he was arrested for a bar fight back in 2015 -- just days before he was supposed to lead TCU in the Alamo Bowl. 

Story developing ...

Russell Wilson Blasts Donald Trump ... He Won't Last 4 Years!

2/1/2017 6:32 AM PST
Breaking News

Russell Wilson is no Tom Brady ... in the sense that he's definitely NOT backing Donald Trump and predicts POTUS won't last 4 years in office. 

The Seahawks QB was doing Facebook Live from a barber shop when he started going off on Trump -- saying he's seen way too much "negativity" since #45 took office. 

Then he takes this shot -- "I don't even know if he's gonna be able to last 4 years in my opinion."

Wilson clarifies that he doesn't wish anything bad on Trump -- he just wants Obama back.

Future No Beef with Russell Wilson ... Just Tight With Falcons!

1/16/2017 11:02 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Future claims he didn't go to the Falcons-Seahawks game this weekend to spite Russell Wilson ... he's just a huge Falcons fan ... plain and simple.

Obviously, with the history between Future and Russ (and Ciara) -- it was verrrry interesting to see the rapper on the sidelines opposite the Seahawks QB at the NFL playoff game in ATL on Saturday. 

But a source close to Future says the rapper is adamant his appearance was not meant to be a shot at his ex's husband.

We're told he's tight with a bunch of Falcons players -- especially stud receiver Julio Jones -- so that's why he was invited to the game ... and he'll probably go this coming Sunday too.

Our sources say Future and Ciara are cordially co-parenting their kid these days ... and Future isn't trying to rock the boat.

... especially in the wake of Ciara dropping her defamation suit against him.

Macklemore Seahawks Locker Room Advice? ... Rick James, BITCH!

1/13/2017 7:40 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Macklemore LOVES the Seahawks ... LOVES 'EM ... and he's got some musical advice to help them beat the Falcons this weekend -- BUMP RICK JAMES IN THE LOCKER ROOM! 

In fact, the rapper specified which song they should play ... and it's an interesting choice. 

Cris Carter To ATL Falcons: Don't Troll Russell Wilson With Future ... He'll Make You Pay

1/11/2017 9:04 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Message to the Atlanta Falcons ... if you're thinking of hilariously trolling Russell Wilson with Future's music at the game this weekend, DON'T ... 'cause NFL legend Cris Carter says it's a bad idea.

The Seahawks play the Falcons in ATL this weekend ... and there were rumblings the Falcons DJ would try to get in Wilson's head by piping in some Future tunes during the game.

While that would be absolutely amazing ... Carter said it was a bad idea when we talked to him out in L.A. ... with the thinking being that you don't want to poke the 5'10" bear.

He might be right ... but we think the Falcons should poke away, Future certainly seems to be.

Russell Wilson Surprises Linemen ... TVs For Everyone!!

12/22/2016 8:27 AM PST

Santa Claus is about 5'11" ... 215 lbs ... and sometimes rocks a Jheri curl -- because Russell Wilson just hooked up his offensive linemen with some pretty sick holiday gifts! 

The Seattle Seahawks QB snuck into the locker room and put a brand new 55" Samsung Curved UHD TV (retails for $800) in front of all of their lockers. 

The scene was captured by Kam Chancellor -- who said, "Must be nice. O-line getting TVs for Christmas."

In addition to the TV's ... we're told Wilson bought 130 Seahawks players and team personnel each 2 first-class, round-trip tickets to wherever they wanna go. 

"You're a good quarterback, Russ. I don't care what they say."

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