Russell Wilson Rumors: Will Seattle Seahawks Make Wilson Highest Paid QB In NFL History?

NFL Rumors: Will Russell Wilson sign a contract extension in 2019 with the Seattle Seahawks making him the highest paid QB in the NFL? Wilson gave Seattle a April 15th deadline (today!) to get a contract extension. Currently, Wilson is the 12th highest paid QB in the NFL and wants a much larger contract. Will a new deal be record-breaking for NFL players? Chat Sports’s NFL Daily host Mitchell Renz breaks down 2 projected contracts for Russell Wilson with the Seahawks in 2019 and beyond.

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Does Russell Wilson deserve to be paid more than the Highest Paid QBs in the NFL?
Aaron Rodgers (QB, Packers)
Matt Ryan (QB, Falcons)
Kirk Cousins (QB, Vikings)
Jimmy Garoppolo (QB, 49ers)
Matt Stafford (QB, Lions)
Derek Carr (QB, Raiders)
Andrew Luck (QB, Colts)

Russell Wilson Projected Contract #1: 
5-years, $177.5 MM, $124 guaranteed
$35.5 MM/yr
18.86% of Cap Hit

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Russell Wilson Projected Contract #2:
4-years, $134 MM, $134 guaranteed
$33.5 MM/year
18.7% of Cap Hit

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