Seattle Seahawks

Russell Wilson is the highest paid QB in the NFL

Russell Wilson threw out a figure yesterday in an interview, but was the number too much?
Russell Wilson and the Seahawks agree to a deal making him the richest QB in the NFL!

About two hours ago, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks agreed to a four year extension worth 140 million dollars.

Seahawks and QB Russell Wilson: 4 new years, $140M. $65M to sign. Total guarantee: $107M. A no-trade clause. Now, Wilson is under contract for 5 years and $157M, and staying in Seattle for good.

According to Ian Rapoport, Seattle stuck to their structure on the full guarantee, as Wilson gets $65M signing bonus and this year’s $5M base fully guaranteed. There are $5M roster bonuses in the final two years, as well.

Well, scratch the Russell Wilson trade rumors! He beats Aaron Rogers as the highest-paid player in the NFL.

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