Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has made Tuesday visits to Seattle Children's Hospital a regular occurrence since joining the team in 2012, but this week he brought along a couple of special guests, Falcons running back Devonta Freeman and receiver Mohamed Sanu.
On Sunday, the Seahawks and Falcons will face off in a clash of two of the NFC's top teams, but on Tuesday they were happy to put their differences aside for a good cause.
"These are ballers here, good people," Wilson said in a video he shared on Facebook. "… Life is a lot bigger than just the game."
The Falcons, who are led by former Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn, are in Seattle all week, having come here from Denver rather than return home after their Week 5 game against the Broncos. With the Falcons in town, Wilson invited a couple of old friends, as well as Seahawks receiver Tyler Lockett, to join his weekly visit at Seattle Children's. Sanu and Wilson, both members of the 2012 draft class, trained together at the IMG Academy in Florida, while Freeman and Wilson got to know each while preparing for the 2016 Pro Bowl, in which Wilson threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Freeman.