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Clayton: All the ways Russell Wilson’s deal helps Seahawks going forward

Clayton: All the ways Russell Wilson’s deal helps Seahawks going forward

According to a number of sources, including the National Football League network and ESPN, the deal is for four years at a whopping $140 million - the most lucrative in National Football League history.

Wilson's average salary will be $35 million per season, which passes Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers' $33.5 million for the highest yearly pay.

Wilson's annual average tops Aaron Rodgers' average annual salary of $33.5 million as part of the $134 million extension he signed previous year with the Green Bay Packers. The contract extension will include a $65 million signing bonus. The Super Bowl-winning quarterback and undeniably odd dude commemorated the life event by posting a dark video from bed next to his wife, Ciara. "Go Hawks! But, I'm gonna see y'all in the morning".

The five-time Pro Bowl selection is coming off arguably his best season as Seattle went a surprising 10-6 and earned an NFC wild card before losing to Dallas in the opening round of the playoffs.

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As you all know, I said it would be insanely stupid if the Seahawks didn't lock up Wilson for a long time.

When asked about the possible deal during an interview with ET last month, Ciara said she'd be proud of Wilson "no matter what".

"You're getting Russell Wilson his prime now", Danny Kanell said on Tuesday's "Off the Bench". "Loves this town and its fans", agent Mark Rodgers told ESPN.com of the deal reached after midnight PT.

The deal ends the debate about Wilson's future with the Seahawks, although there seemed to be little doubt he would remain in Seattle for a while. (Stafford, by comparison, ranks 22nd at 88.4.) Wilson won a Super Bowl ring back in 2014 and his team is 75-36-1 with him under center, so extending him at 30 years old merely keeps a good thing going. If the Cowboys think life gets easier as their quarterback gains experience, it's nearly like they've forgotten the oldest rule in the book. The Seahawks have reportedly asked for an absurd three or four first-round draft picks, but we know a few teams in this league desperate enough to pull the trigger. "Your dedication, consistency, and commitment to the game never wavers".