Duane Brown will now make more than $14 million this year

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The Seahawks and left tackle Duane Brown have gotten the deal done.

Per a league source, Brown will make more than $14 million this year under a three-year extension with a maximum value of $36.5 million.

Coupled with the $9.75 million Brown was due to earn in 2018, it’s a four-year, $46.25 million package.

The deal includes $16 million guaranteed, and he’ll make $24 million in the first two years by meeting a minimal playing-time incentive this season.

Brown, who turns 33 next month, was traded to the Seahawks by the Texans last season.

37 responses to “Duane Brown will now make more than $14 million this year

  1. At least it’s not out of McNairs pocket. Good luck earning that”potential “ in Seattle.

  2. Happy to have Brown on the team, but as a fan, Thomas’ situation is more important. Earl has earned the right to be a Seahawk for life, or be traded to whomever he wishes, immediately. For those people that argue about the shelf life of the position, I would point to the careers of Polomalu and Dawkins, and many other legends who played well into their 30’s. For those that argue the market, there are only a few players in the league with Earl’s skillset, and none of them are in his class in “Clutch Factor.” Can’t put a price on that.

  3. Perpetual malcontent on tbe downhill side of his career….he’ll be a cap casualty sooner than later

  4. Brown signs a 3 year 36.5 million extension…that’s just a bit over 12 mil/year. Nate soldier who just signed with the giants this year got about 15 mil/year…Brown is way more consistent and talented than solder. Might be older but that’s why we didn’t sign a 4 year or anything longer. ….if Earl wants to be extended or a reworked contract he should show up to training camp like brown did…I’m all for paying Earl he’s great but he has no leverage except he’s the best safety in the game. Too bad we already pay you like one bro.

  5. To much $$ for an old OT that is a catalyst in dividing locker rooms and front offices. Another contract Seattle will regret.

  6. Only 16 million guaranteed, so the money isn’t as bad as it seems. And in a couple years it won’t be much for a pro bowl caliber left tackle

  7. They are paying some players too much and letting other players sign with other teams, not a good mix. Seahawks are last in their division this coming season.

  8. The Hawks are locked and loaded. You naysayers can call doom and gloom all you want. 15 weeks from now you will all be so full of crow that you won’t know what else to eat.

    Go HAWKS

  9. HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! Signings like this are why SEA is now one of the worst squads in the NFC, they just do not learn. Brown has been on the decline since 2016 in HOU, he was injured TWICE last season in SEA and injured the year before in HOU, at 33yrs old his body is starting to break down and he is declining/slowing down. His play fell off a cliff over the last 4-5 weeks last season with Chandler Jones absolutely destroying him week 17 to the tune of 2.0 sacks. At age 33 week 1 of the 2018 season he doesnt have much time left in the NFL, the vast vast majority of NFL OT’s are out of the league by age 34yrs old with only something like 18 tackles in NFL History playing 12 or more games at 34yrs old, only 12 at 35yrs old, yet SEA goes and signs Brown to A 3YEAR EXTENSION!!!!! Horrible drafting the last 5yrs and moves like this is why SEA has thee worst roster in the NFC.

  10. Earl is the last guy from the mouthy defensive unit. He brings nothing to the team long term other than wanting to make max money end of career. Brown is a needed person on the team’s worst unit. Send Earl to Buffalo for all I care.

  11. The Ravens defense with Lewis and Reed actually stopped teams in crunch time. The Seahawk version gave up more end of game losing field goal/TD drives than I can count on both hands.

  12. This is a great move towards protecting Wilson. Wilson with time to throw could put him into the 40+ touchdown range. Wilson will win another title. It’s happening so get ready for it.

  13. they are going to have a lot of cap space after this season, especially if they get rid of ET. They will have enough cap space to sign 3 or 4 big time free agents. I wonder if they’ll put that money into mostly offensive players and draft the defensive players…

  14. they have so much dead cap space this year it’s pretty comical. very poor management job by the seahawks to have to dedicate almost $24 million to players no longer playing. Good lord.

  15. This is nothing more than a bandaid move, which is why it’s too expensive. But everything is too expensive. He’s nobodies savior at the position though. Russ will still be running for his life.

  16. taintedsaints2009 says:
    they have so much dead cap space this year it’s pretty comical. very poor management job by the seahawks to have to dedicate almost $24 million to players no longer playing. Good lord.
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    They only have $14 million in dead money, which is nothing. Besides, dead money is irrelevant. The only thing that matters is cap space, and they have plenty of that.

    I find the internet is more fun when you talk about things you know something about.

  17. taintedsaints2009 says:
    July 28, 2018 at 8:49 pm
    they have so much dead cap space this year it’s pretty comical. very poor management job by the seahawks to have to dedicate almost $24 million to players no longer playing. Good lord.
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    Sorry, you don’t know what you are talking about. 14M dead space this season and zero next season.

  18. jackedupboonie says:
    The Ravens defense with Lewis and Reed actually stopped teams in crunch time. The Seahawk version gave up more end of game losing field goal/TD drives than I can count on both hands.
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    Really? Like when? Do tell.

  19. hawkkiller says:
    July 28, 2018 at 6:02 pm
    HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! Signings like this are why SEA is now one of the worst squads in the NFC, they just do not learn. Brown has been on the decline since 2016 in HOU, he was injured TWICE last season in SEA and injured the year before in HOU, at 33yrs old his body is starting to break down and he is declining/slowing down. His play fell off a cliff over the last 4-5 weeks last season with Chandler Jones absolutely destroying him week 17 to the tune of 2.0 sacks. At age 33 week 1 of the 2018 season he doesnt have much time left in the NFL, the vast vast majority of NFL OT’s are out of the league by age 34yrs old with only something like 18 tackles in NFL History playing 12 or more games at 34yrs old, only 12 at 35yrs old, yet SEA goes and signs Brown to A 3YEAR EXTENSION!!!!! Horrible drafting the last 5yrs and moves like this is why SEA has thee worst roster in the NFC

    When’s the last time the Fraudinals have won the Super Bowl let alone anything? Crickets….I’ll wait.

  20. hawkkiller says:
    July 28, 2018 at 6:02 pm
    HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! Signings like this are why SEA is now one of the worst squads in the NFC, they just do not learn. Horrible drafting the last 5yrs and moves like this is why SEA has thee worst roster in the NFC.
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    You misspelled “49ers.”

  21. jeremycrowhurst says:
    $36 million for a 33 year old tackle? Good thing he’s not 36, they would have broken the bank.
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    Rams paid $33 million for a 36 year old.

  22. Welcome to being one of the “evil” top 1% Mr. Brown.
    Yes, that does apply to NFL players. If the media demands “equality” and “fairness” in everything then NFL players will be as seen in the very same light that the media uses on NFL owners.

  23. Tough spot for the Seahawks. If he doesn’t perform like pre-2016 Duane Brown, he won’t be worth the contract. If he does, he’ll probably holdout and want to renegotiate.

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