Register
Forgot Username/Password? |   
00 00 00 00

National Football League
News|Scoreboard|Stats|Standings|Teams|Players|Player News|Injuries|Transactions

Seattle extends Wilson 4 yrs. for $87.6M

(AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Drawn out to nearly the last moment before a deadline that was not just for show, Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks discovered a compromise in contract talks.

Those worries about Wilson hitting free agency or Seattle having to use a franchise tag are now tabled for another five seasons. Wilson is locked up in Seattle for the prime of his career after signing an $87.6 million, four-year extension on Friday that includes a $31 million signing bonus.

It's one of the richest contracts in football history, slotting Wilson slightly behind Aaron Rodgers and just ahead of Ben Roethlisberger in the hierarchy of quarterback contracts on per-year average. It'll likely get passed when Andrew Luck signs his next deal, but for now it pays Wilson at an elite level for helping lead the franchise to consecutive Super Bowl appearances.

Read More...

Passing Yards
Rank Name Yds
1t D. Brees4952
1t B. Roethlisberger4952
3 A. Luck4761
4 P. Manning4727
5 M. Ryan4694
6 E. Manning4410
7 A. Rodgers4381
8 P. Rivers4286
9 M. Stafford4257
10 T. Brady4109
View Full Leaderboard

Thru Week 17
TeamIndex
Indianapolis90.7
New Orleans81.0
NY Giants80.3
Atlanta77.7
New England72.8
Houston72.6
Cincinnati71.8
Detroit70.3
Denver69.2
San Diego68.9
View Full Leaderboard
TeamWk 17Season
Cincinnati107.571.8
Houston106.972.6
NY Giants92.080.3
Tennessee91.165.6
Indianapolis84.790.7
New England84.372.8
San Francisco83.145.9
Detroit83.070.3
Pittsburgh78.651.1
Atlanta74.977.7
View Full Leaderboard

w10 © 2015 by STATS LLC and Associated Press.
Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and Associated Press is strictly prohibited.