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Seahawks shoot down Russell Wilson 'not black enough' rumors

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Richard Sherman stamped out the non-controversy about whether his Seahawks teammates think their QB is "not black enough."

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Were you unfortunate to come across this week's controversy about how some of Russell Wilson's Seahawks teammates felt their QB was "not black enough"? It goes like this: the team that won the Super Bowl last year is 3-3, and just traded away a talented player in Percy Harvin for nothing because he was causing locker room tumult. This tumult supposedly included a growing distrust of Wilson amongst his black teammates, because he is not black enough.

Let's ask Richard Sherman about this:

Wilson added his thoughts:

So there you go. Fun chat, guys. Looking forward to the next time someone discredits someone's race because of their behavior. It's a really fun, productive and enlightening topic of conversation.