‘Grateful For You Brother’ – Russell Wilson Sends a Heartwarming Message to Tyler Lockett On His Birthday

Published 09/29/2021, 8:53 PM EDT
Dec 27, 2020; Seattle, Washington, USA; Seattle Seahawks tight end Jacob Hollister (86) celebrates with quarterback Russell Wilson (3) after catching a touchdown pass against the Los Angeles Rams during the fourth quarter at Lumen Field. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports


Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have endured a mixed start to their 2021 NFL campaign. The reigning NFC West champions are currently on a 1-2 record. They sit at the bottom of their division behind rivals, the San Francisco 49ers.

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The Seahawks succumbed to their second consecutive defeat of the season in Week 3. They lost to a resurgent Minnesota Vikings outfit by a 17-30 scoreline last weekend. They will look to bounce back in the coming weeks as Russell Wilson aims for another shot at making the Super Bowl.

Oct 25, 2020; Glendale, Arizona, USA; Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Tyler Lockett (16) bobbles the ball and makes a catch against the Arizona Cardinals during the second half at State Farm Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports

But in the meantime, the veteran quarterback had a message for NFL wide receiver and Seattle teammate, Tyler Lockett.

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Russell Wilson wishes teammate Tyler Lockett on his Birthday

Oklahoma-born wide receiver Tyler Lockett arrived in the NFL as a 3rd round pick (69th overall) in 2015. He was drafted by the Seahawks with coach Pete Carroll keen to add to his offensive options.

Lockett made hide debut 6 years ago and had a breakthrough year in his debut season itself. He was the only rookie to be named to the Associated Press All-Pro first team. Since then, Lockett along with teammate DK Metcalf have formed a strong triplet with quarterback Russell Wilson.

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The 32-year old took to Twitter with a birthday wish for Lockett who turned 29 on Tuesday. Lockett has been part of all three opening games for the Seahawks this campaign. He has 309 receiving yards to his name, having caught 3 touchdown passes from DangeRuss Wilson.

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON – SEPTEMBER 20: Russell Wilson #3 of the Seattle Seahawks looks to pass during the second half against the New England Patriots at CenturyLink Field on September 20, 2020 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Abbie Parr/Getty Images)

Wilson and Co. will need to up the ante in the coming weeks if they want to make post-season. Next up for Seattle is a mouth-watering clash with the Niners. Can they get back to winning ways? Tell us what you think in the comments below.

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Daniel Arambur is an NFL writer and content strategist for EssentiallySports.With more than 1,000 articles, he is one of the senior writers in the NFL cohort at ES. A mass media graduate from the University of Mumbai, Daniel has found the perfect blend of vocation and passion in the sports content niche.

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