Sport Report: Seahawks, Bennett agree to 3-year, $31.5M contract

20:05  30 december  2016
20:05  30 december  2016 Source:   thescore.com

Seahawks take NFC West title with 24-3 win over Rams

  Seahawks take NFC West title with 24-3 win over Rams Russell Wilson threw three touchdown passes, Tyler Lockett had 130 yards receiving and a score, and the Seattle Seahawks won the NFC West title with a 24-3 victory over the Los Angeles Rams on Thursday night.Seattle claimed its third NFC West title in four seasons, assuring itself of at least one home game in the playoffs and keeping the pressure on Detroit in the competition for the No. 2 seed in the NFC and a first-round bye. Seattle also snapped a three-game losing streak to the Rams.

  Report: Seahawks, Bennett agree to 3-year, $31.5M contract © Dilip Vishwanat / Getty Images Sport / Getty The Seattle Seahawks and defensive end Michael Bennett agreed to a three-year contract extension, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed by the Seahawks, but it was revealed that Bennett signed a contract worth $31.5 million, with $17.5 million guaranteed.

Bennett signed a four-year, $28.5 million with $16 million guaranteed in March 2014. After signing the contract, Bennett routinely demanded for a new deal, although he refused to hold out of training camp.

The 31-year-old recorded 32 tackles and four sacks this season and is the most versatile player on the Seahawks' defensive line, adept at playing both end and tackle.

Bennett was named to the Pro Bowl for the second consecutive season.

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