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Here was Russell Wilson's reaction to Andrew Luck's retirement: “It's kind of crazy to think about. I think as fans and even as players sometimes we forget that there's life after this game. I think that a guy like Andrew, he's one of the most dedicated guys, he's always been tremendous on the field, obviously he's battled some things in his life with injuries and everything else. I don't know what it was. I haven't heard anything or whatever. But I'm praying for him, praying that he stays encouraged. This game can take a toll on us physically but also emotionally, spiritually, everything else. I think that he's demonstrated class the whole time through everything. Being highly-touted … being the No. 1 pick and everything else, there's a lot of pressure on him and I think that he handled it with grace and he handled it really well and had a tremendous career for how long he played.” Wilson said Duane Brown told him of the news right before the Seahawks took the field Saturday night. Wilson said of Luck: "He's always been a tremendous person. I've always loved being around him the times we've gotten to be around each other. Like I said, just his passion for the game, his love for the game, so I know this has to be really hard on him. So I'm just praying for him to stay encouraged."