Seattle Seahawks: Russell Wilson pens contract extension

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has signed a new four-year contract extension worth a whopping $87.6m, with $61.5m guaranteed.

The 26-year-old becomes the second highest paid quarterback in the NFL behind Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

The quarterback thanks Seattle fans and his agent after he agreed upon a contract extension, which is locked in through the 2019 season.

I want to thank God, the Seattle Seahawks The 12th Man but most importantly my agent and best friend, Mark Rodgers, for…

Posted by Russell Wilson on Friday, July 31, 2015

Wilson has 3,475 yards with 20 touchdowns and 7 interceptions last season, leading the Hawks to a second-straight Super Bowl.

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