Seahawks family grows yet again, as DeShawn Shead marries ‘best friend’ in Seattle

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SEATTLE – If you had trouble booking a wedding venue this summer, there’s a very good chance it’s because a Seattle Seahawk got to it before you did.

Cornerback DeShawn Shead became the latest in a long line of Seahawks who took their relationships to the next level this offseason, marrying his “best friend,” Jessica Martinez, in Seattle on Saturday.

“Had an amazing time on Saturday, one of the best days of my life!” Shead wrote in a post on Instagram. “Finally, had the wedding ceremony where all my true family and friends witnessed me marrying my Best Friend @jmartinez13.”

In July alone, quarterback Russell Wilson and punter Jon Ryan were married to their respective fiancees, and safety Earl Thomas tied the knot in April.

In the last few months, receiver Doug Baldwin and linebacker K.J. Wright got engaged, and cornerback Richard Sherman welcomed his second child with his fiancee in April. reported that the Seahawks were represented at the wedding by Wilson, Wright, Sherman, Brock Coyle, Mike Morgan, Jermaine Kearse, Steven Terrell and defensive coordinator Kris Richard.

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