Seahawks’ Russell Wilson: ‘I don’t even want to talk about football’

“To be honest with you, I don’t even want to talk about football right now,” Wilson said during a video conference Wednesday. “You know, that’s a thing that I don’t even know what that looks like down the road or anything else. I think that none of that matters. I can’t compare football to life and what the black community is going through right now.”

Russell Wilson supports and inspires local kids to achieve their dreams

SEATTLE-- When Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson isn’t leading his team on the field, he’s leading a community of local kids.Most know about Wilson’s work visiting sick kids at Seattle Children’s Hospital, but he’s also started his own foundation.Last Sunday, after a stellar performance against the 49ers, Wilson stepped to the podium to speak with reporters, and it's all he wanted to talk about.“I want to tell you about Friends of the Children," Wilson said. "Because it’s a pretty cool thing, and we’ve been blessed to see so many kids lives change because of it.”It was the cause represented on his custom painted cleats.