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Russell Wilson Becomes The Highest-Paid Player After New Deal With Seahawks!

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Russell Wilson Becomes The Highest-Paid Player After New Deal With Seahawks!

Russell Wilson Becomes The Highest-Paid Player After New Deal With Seahawks!

The NFL reportedly has a new highest-paid player!

Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks agreed to a new contract early Tuesday morning, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. The cost? four years and $140 million with a record $65 million signing bonus.

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Russell confirmed the news in a video posted to his social media earlier this morning. Wilson said from his bed,

“Hey Seattle, we got a deal.” The NFL star and his wife, Ciara, then both added a “Go Hawks!”

Adam Schefter shared that the contract makes Wilson the highest-paid player in the NFL, surpassing Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. The deal is a four-year extension that will make the total contract a five-year deal worth $157 million through the 2023 season. That combines the $140 million of the new deal and the $17 million Wilson was set to make in 2019 in the final year of his existing contract, Per Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times.

Looks like 2019 is r Congrats to Russell! Socialites, what are your thoughts on this? Sound off in the comment box below!

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