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Sources: Seahawks, Wilson agree to deal

Quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $87.6 million, sources confirmed to ESPN.

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More off-field issues for Richardson

Already suspended at the start of the season, Jets DE Sheldon Richardson has been charged with resisting arrest and various traffic violations, and Chris Mortenson said Richardson will be facing review under the personal conduct policy.


Russell Wilson, by the numbers

The QB and the Seahawks have agreed to a deal that will make Wilson one of the highest-paid players in the NFL. And the numbers say Wilson is worth it -- his 36 wins in his first three seasons is the most by a starting QB in the Super Bowl era. All he does is win

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Russell Wilson agrees to extension

The Seahawks QB had set a self-imposed deadline of today for contract extension talks -- and it paid off. Wilson and Seattle have reached an agreement on a 4-year, $87.6M extension on the day the team takes the field for training camp, according to ESPN and Sports Illustrated.

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Seahawks keeping their core together

Herm Edwards approves of QB Russell Wilson's four-year, $87.6M contract extension: "It's about winning. It's about what you bring to your football team."


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Marqise Lee was on his knee calling for head trainer. Looks like it may be an issue with the brace he's wearing on his left knee.

Wilson hit the ground running

Russell Wilson, who agreed to a 4-year extension with Seattle today, has rushed for 1,877 yards in his career, the most among all QBs since 2012 and the second-most by any QB in their first three seasons since the 1970 NFL/AFL merger.

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Mike Golic pleads with Jets' Richardson

"Look what happened to Jerome Brown. I can plead to Sheldon. Google it, Sheldon. Look at it. Read the story. Guy that was 27 years old, lived fast, had a good time, drove fast, and that’s how he was killed with his nephew. Driving fast in his Corvette. Car went out of control, flipped, hit a telephone poll. Both dead. That quickly. It’s over."


Jets DL charged with resisting arrest

Sheldon Richardson, who is already suspended 4 games for marijuana use, was charged in connection with a high-speed street race in which he allegedly was clocked going as fast as 143 mph. A probable cause statement released by police said Richardson endangered the welfare of a child in the first degree, as a 12-year-old child was in the vehicle. 12 days after ban

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That list of Seahawks making top of the line money at their position also includes Marshawn Lynch, 2nd among RB's at $12M/season.

Russell Wilson clutch in the 4th

Over the last 10 regular seasons, the Seattle QB has the most wins without a loss in starts that went into OT with 4. Wilson and the Seahawks are 5-0 in games that have gone into OT, including playoffs, since 2012.

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Russell Wilson's reported deal of 4 years, $87.6M works out to an average of $21.9M per year. Only Aaron Rodgers has a higher average ($22M)

Schefter: Something Seattle had to do

Adam Schefter on Russell Wilson reaching an agreement on a 4-year extension: "When you have a franchise quarterback, you keep the franchise quarterback no matter what the cost."

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In terms of AAV, Seahawks now have: 2nd highest paid QB Highest paid S Highest paid TE 3rd highest paid CB Stars making star money.

Wilson better than his draft class

Seahawks QB Russell Wilson, who has reached an agreement on a 4-year extension with Seattle, has more postseason starts than all 5 of the quarterbacks drafted ahead of him combined.

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