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SportRussell Wilson tweets he has new deal with Seattle Seahawks

11:45  16 april  2019
11:45  16 april  2019 Source:   seahawkswire.usatoday.com

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.

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

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Well Seahawks fans, the wait is finally over.

The Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson have come to an agreement on a contract extension.

"SEATTLE. Let's get it," Wilson tweeted early Tuesday morning.

Without disclosing the terms, Wilson shared the news in the form of a video with wife, Ciara.

"Hey Seattle, we got a deal," Wilson said in the video. "Go Hawks, but I'm gonna see y'all in the morning. Time for y'all to go to bed."

Wilson's post came less than an hour after his self-imposed deadline of midnight, which came and went without word from either side as to whether or not a contract extension had been reached.

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Seattle Times staff reporter. As a deadline Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson set for Monday to get a new contract comes ever closer, several reports Heaps’ tweet stated that Wilson ’s agent, Mark Rodgers, and Seahawks general manager John Schneider, “ have been meeting for several hours the

Monday represents Russell Wilson ’s self-imposed deadline for a new contract with the Seattle Seahawks . Since then, I really haven’t heard any chatter about if the former Wisconsin star will be getting a new deal or not. There has also been a solid amount of speculation about Wilson being

In classic Wilson form, he was the first to break the news.

Specifics of the new deal likely won't be available until the morning, but for now, Seahawks fans can rest easy knowing Seattle locked up their favorite quarterback for years to come.

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