New Contract Makes Russell Wilson the Highest Paid Player in the NFL

April 16, 2019

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Last night Russell Wilson signed his new contract with the Seattle Seahawks, making him the highest paid player in the NFL...


The Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson have reached agreement on a four-year, $140 million extension that includes a $65 million signing bonus and makes the quarterback the highest-paid player in the NFL, a source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Tuesday morning.

With the four new years added to his contract, Wilson, 30, is now contractually tied to the Seahawks through the 2023 season, the source said.

Russ and Cici confirmed the news last night from bed.

SEATTLE. Let’s get it. @Seahawks #GoHawks

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