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Kenny Chesney practices with Seattle Seahawks

He’s one of the hottest recording artists in the U.S. right now and he was in Renton on Friday.

Not only is Kenny Chesney hanging out in town a day before his big show at CenturyLink Field, but he’s having fun with the Seahawks.

If you think his “tractor’s” sexy, it might even be more so in a helmet and blue spandex. The star suited up in Pete Carroll’s office and sent out a photo via Twitter. Then he took to the field at VMAC, donning signature green t-shirt and blue gloves.

Coach Carroll is clearly excited, Tweeting out nothing but Chesney songs for his popular Song of the Day posts: “Boys of Fall,” “I go back,” “Everybody wants to go to heaven,” and “Summertime.”

It’s not clear yet if Chesney took a hit on the field.

Carroll isn’t the only one starstruck, music industry website Pollstar reports Chesney sold 9.8 million tickets, grossing $608.6 million over the last 10 years.

That’s more than Springsteen.

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