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SportRumors fly on eve of Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s contract deadline

07:50  15 april  2019
07:50  15 april  2019 Source:

Russell Wilson gives Seahawks deadline for new contract, per report

Russell Wilson gives Seahawks deadline for new contract, per report Russell Wilson wants a new contract, though it's not clear exactly what he'll do in order to have the matter settled by the end of next week.

Russell Carrington Wilson (born November 29, 1988) is an American football quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks of the National Football League (NFL).

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has given the franchise a deadline of April 15 by which he expects negotiations on a new contract to The report from the Times did not indicate what Wilson will do if the contract isn’t executed by his desired date. Wilson ’ s lone option for the short

Rumors fly on eve of Seahawks QB Russell Wilson’s contract deadline© USA TODAY USA TODAY

Russell Wilson was enjoying a date night this weekend while analysts, reporters and fans were glued to their computers waiting to find out whether or not the star quarterback would agree to terms on a new deal with the Seattle Seahawks before his imposed deadline of April 15.

Even NFL players took to social media to express their thoughts on Wilson's contract situation.

"Russ wants New York. But you ain't heard that from T.." Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu tweeted Saturday. Mathieu gave no indication or source for his information and there is nothing to suggest the safety is actually in the loop on any of Wilson's negotiations or suggested interest in New York.

Report: Wilson won't hold out to force extension

Report: Wilson won't hold out to force extension Russell Wilson reportedly set a hard deadline of April 15 to come to terms on a contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks, but the quarterback apparently won't play his biggest card to get it. Wilson doesn't intend to hold out and will be with the team "every day for every workout, meeting, and practice," a source told Pro Football Talk's Mike Florio. The deadline, which Florio adds was given to the Seahawks in January, is to ensure there are no distractions for the upcoming season. If a deal cannot be reached, Wilson will shut down talks until after the campaign.

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will reportedly remain a full participant in the team' s offseason program even after he set an April 15 deadline for a On Wednesday, Mike Florio of Pro Football talk reported Wilson , who' s entering the final season of a four-year, .6 million contract , is

Latest on Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson including news, stats, videos, highlights and more on ESPN. Sources: Wilson has deadline for Seahawks deal. Who' s set to spend big? Russell Wilson ' s extension will be steep -- if it happens at all. Seahawks , flying solo with Wilson

His tweet came in the form a reply to a story written by Pro Football Talk, questioning Wilson's desire to play elsewhere, namely, with the Giants.

"Per a league source, the Seahawks think that Wilson would like to play elsewhere, even if he hasn't and wouldn't ever say it," Mike Florio wrote. "They also believe that this unspoken dynamic will cause Wilson to drive a harder bargain with them than he would with another team."

Florio only cites a "league source" and neither Wilson nor his camp has suggested he intends to play anywhere else besides Seattle.

Wilson appeared on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon mid-March following his appearance at Yankees spring training and was asked about a possible connection with the Giants.

Does Russell Wilson want to stay with the Seahawks?

Does Russell Wilson want to stay with the Seahawks? When asked last month by Jimmy Fallon about a rumor that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson could end up with the Giants, Wilson said, “I’m not sure if the Seahawks are gonna let me get away.” 

Seattle Seahawks franchise quarterback Russell Wilson wants a new contract before the team' s off-season program begins this month. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson set an April 15 deadline for the two sides to work out a long-term contract extension.

How about Seahawks QB Russell Wilson ? It seems crazy to think, but FS1' s Colin Cowherd is hearing some rumors that Wilson wants out of Seattle News broke this week that Russell Wilson ' s camp has given the Seahawks an April 15 deadline to hammer out a contract extension, or he will head

"We are here in New York, but I'm not sure the Seahawks are going to let me get away," Wilson said. "I love Seattle. Seattle is a special place."

Wilson and the Seahawks have less than 24 hours to agree to new terms, so we just might have an answer to that question shortly, after all.


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After securing the richest contract in NFL history, Russell Wilson is giving back to some of the men who helped him achieve it. Wilson gifted each of his 13 offensive linemen $12,000 worth of Amazon stock for a grand total of $156,000 spent, TMZ Sports shared. In a letter that Wilson sent to his teammates, he expressed his gratitude to them. “Every Sunday we go to battle together. You sacrifice your physical and mental well-being to protect me, which in turn allows me to provide and care for my family. This does not go unnoticed and it is never forgotten.” He also explained why he chose the gift he did.

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