is reporting that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has filed for divorce from wife Ashton.

The couple was married in January of 2012.

The team held a press conference earlier today to make the announcement at which time the following statement from Mr. Wilson was released:

"I have made the difficult decision to file for divorce. 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."