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Tyler Lockett says to “cease reaching” after quote is interpreted as a shot at Russell Wilson – NBC Sports activities


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After the Seahawks beat the Giants on Sunday, broad receiver Tyler Lockett made a remark that some interpreted as a shot at Seattle’s former quarterback, Russell Wilson. Lockett insisted it wasn’t.

Following the win, Lockett stated, “It’s wonderful what we are able to accomplish when no one cares who gets the credit,” through Curtis Crabtree of Fox 13 in Seattle.

A Twitter firestorm shortly broke out with followers assuming Lockett was implying that previously, Wilson needed the credit score, however now that Geno Smith is the quarterback, Seattle has a extra cohesive locker room the place everybody shares the credit score. However Lockett insisted that isn’t the case.

“Individuals have to cease reaching! I’ve stated this quote like 5-10 instances since I’ve been within the league. Cease searching for a narrative and simply allow us to get pleasure from our staff,” Lockett tweeted.

Earlier than the Week One assembly between the Seahawks and Wilson’s Broncos, Lockett stated he would give Wilson a hug on the sector, and he urged Seahawks followers to cheer Wilson for the great he did in Seattle.


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