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SportDeadline passes with no word from Russell Wilson, Seahawks on new deal

10:40  16 april  2019
10:40  16 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.

As a deadline Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson set for Monday to get a new contract comes ever closer, several reports over the last 24 hours indicated that talks between the two sides have intensified. Most telling was a tweet late Saturday afternoon from Jake Heaps, a former Skyline High

Wilson gave the Seahawks a deadline of April 15 to complete negotiations for a new contract. Star quarterback Russell Wilson reportedly does not intend to sign a contract extension with the The Seahawks drafted him in the third round of the 2012 draft. Wilson has guided them to the playoffs six

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It's now officially April 16 and the deadline set by quarterback Russell Wilson for the Seattle Seahawks to extend him a new contract has come and gone.

No word has emerged from either side as to whether or not a deal has been reached.

Wilson has one year left on his current contract with Seattle before he becomes an unrestricted free agent or the Seahawks opt to use a franchise tag to keep him in the Emerald City for at least another season. Seattle could also trade Wilson at some point, but we'll save that option for another post.

Numerous reports indicated Wilson wanted an extension by the stroke of midnight or all further negotiations would end this season. Peter King of NBC Sports suggested Wilson would be taking a harder line, ceasing all negotiations going forward should the deadline pass.

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.

The Seahawks added Ficken on a futures deal after last season but later gave Jason Myers a four-year Brady Henderson ESPN. Details of the Seahawks ' one-year deals with pass -rushers Cassius Marsh and Russell Wilson has told the Seahawks he wants a new deal done by April 15, when

RussellWilson . Seattle Seahawks . Sources: Wilson has deadline for Seahawks deal . Who's set to spend big? 2019 NFL salary-cap space for all 32 teams. Sources: Wilson , Seahawks haven't talked deal . Russell Wilson 's extension will be steep -- if it happens at all.

Regardless, it's after midnight and it looks like we might not have an answer until the morning.

Get some rest, tomorrow should be interesting.


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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson took to social media early Tuesday morning with his better half, Ciara, to announce that he had signed a long-term extension with the team. The announcement was a little bit odd in that Wilson and Ciara were seemingly in bed at the time. SEATTLE. Let’s get it. @Seahawks #GoHawks — Russell Wilson (@DangeRussWilson) April 16, 2019 It also didn’t go unnoticed in the Seahawks’ locker room. Just check out Wilson’s teammates, D.J. Fluker and Tyler Lockett, recreating the scene. View this post on Instagram Hands down the best troll job we have seen around the NFL in some time.

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