Russell Wilson Agrees To Four-Year, $140M Extension With Seahawks

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Russell Wilson Agrees To Four-Year, $140M Extension With Seahawks 

Post#1 » by RealGM Wiretap » Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:03 am

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a four-year, $140 million contract extension that makes him the highest-paid player in the NFL.

Wilson will also receive a $65 million signing bonus.

Wilson is contractually tied to the Seahawks through the 2023 season.

Wilson\'s annual average of $35 million per season eclipses Aaron Rodgers\' extension signed last year. Rodgers earns $33.5 million per season and had a $57.5 million signing bonus.

Wilson\'s deal also includes a no trade clause. 

\"Hey Seattle, we got a deal,\" a sleepy-sounding Wilson says while lying in bed next to his wife Ciara. \"Go Hawks. But I\'ma see ya\'ll in the morning. Time for ya\'ll to go to bed.\"

Via Adam Schefter/ESPN

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