Russell Carrington Wilson is an American football quarterback who was picked 12th in the third round (75th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks in the National Football League (NFL). He is considered the best dual-threat in the league and is one of only four quarterbacks with career passer rating over 100, having most wins by an NFL quarterback through nine seasons and the third quarterback to throw for 30 touchdowns in four consecutive seasons. He has won a Super Bowl in 2013 and eight Pro Bowls (2013-2015, 2017-2020).
Russell Wilson’s contract with the Seattle Seahawks
GTD at Sign
2019 - 2021
4 yr(s)/ $140,000,000
Russell Wilson’s Contract Breakdown
What are the terms of Russell Wilson’s contract?
Russell Wilson signed a 4 year, $140M new money extension with the Seattle Seahawks on April 15, 2019 that included a $65M signing bonus, $107M of total guarantees, and an average annual salary of $35M. At the time of signing this deal was the highest average paid contract, most total guarantees, and biggest signing bonus in NFL history.
Russell is also given $6 million as a base escalator, which will be based on his performance in the previous years. As per the terms of this contract, Russell will earn $250,000 per Pro Bowl, $500,00 per Super Bowl MVP, $500,000 for Offensive Player of the Year, and $250,000 each for a completion rate of 66%, 4,000 passing yards, and 36 touchdown passes. The deal includes a full no-trade clause as well.
Russell Wilson Contract History
GTD at Sign
2012 - 2015
4 yr(s) / $2,996,702
2015 - 2019
4 yr(s) / $87,600,000
What is Russell Wilson’s highest contract?
Russell’s 4-year contract extension with the Seahawks in 2019 is worth $140 million and is among the most expensive deals signed by a quarterback in the NFL.
How long is Russell Wilson’s contract?
Russell’s contract extension with the Seahawks is four years long. He signed the deal in 2019 and it will reach its end in the 2021 season.
What is Russell Wilson’s salary?
Russell was the 6th highest paid player in the NFL in 2019, earning $35 million annually. As per 2021, Russel is the 5th most highest paid player in the NFL with an earning of $35 million.