Several northwest news sources are reporting that Wilson is filing to divorce his wife of two years, Ashton.

 

Seattlepi.com reported Wednesday afternoon:

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is filing for divorce from Ashton Meem, his wife of two years, according to a release from the team.

 

“I have made the difficult decision to file for divorce,” Wilson said in the statement. “Clearly, decisions like these don’t come easy. Ashton and I respectfully ask for prayers, understanding and privacy during this difficult time. Moving forward, I will have no further comment on this personal matter.”

 

Wilson and Meem were married in January 2012.They met in Virginia, where they both attended high school, and Meem later moved to North Carolina to join Wilson at North Carolina State, where Wilson began his college career before finishing at Wisconsin.

 

This story will be updated.