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The full Russell Wilson contract details

When a big contract is finalized, plenty of reporters have plenty of details regarding plenty of aspects of the deal. We’ll use some of them as needed, but we usually wait to provide the full details until getting our eyes on the full contract. The reasoning is simple: The deals are too complex, and it’s [more]

Seahawks G.M. admits trading during draft is “kind of fun”

Whether they make a gigantic trade involving defensive end Frank Clark or not (and that seems to still be on the table), the Seahawks will almost certainly made a trade in the next week. It’s what they do. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, General Manager John Schneider explained why he trades so [more]

Russell Wilson’s cap number maxes out at $39 million

The week began with the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson engaged in a stare down. The week is ending with the dust fully settled on a new five-year, $157 million deal. The contract has an average payout of $31.4 million over five years, but like many contracts the deal is structured to keep the cap [more]

Seahawks want to extend Bobby Wagner, but worry about negotiations

Seahawks linebacker Bobby Wagner has decided to act as his own agent in upcoming contract extension talks. The Seahawks hope it ends up better than in their past. Former Seahawks Russell Okung and Richard Sherman went without representation when dealing with the team, and they are elsewhere now. “I guess we are the team to [more]

Seahawks undecided on Germain Ifedi’s fifth-year option

Teams have until May 3 to exercise fifth-year options on players drafted in the first round of the 2016 draft and some have already made their call. The Cowboys and Dolphins are using their respective options on running back Ezekiel Elliott and tackle Laremy Tunsil. The Seahawks, on the other hand, are not sure what [more]

Paul Richardson tried to play through fractured clavicle last season

There’s a saying that there is a difference between being hurt and being injured in the NFL. If you’re hurt, you can play. If you’re injured, you can’t. Washington Redskins wide receiver Paul Richardson was injured last year and tried to show he could play anyway. According to the team’s website, Richardson played in seven [more]

John Schneider not expecting hold out from Frank Clark

With a new contract in place for quarterback Russell Wilson, the Seahawks can now turn their attention toward franchise tag defensive end Frank Clark. General Manager John Schneider spoke about Clark’s present and future with the Seahawks during his yearly charity dinner and auction to support Ben’s Fund. The charity is named after Schneider’s son [more]

Russell Wilson, Seahawks happy deadline succeeded in getting deal completed now

It wasn’t just Russell Wilson and his agent, Mark Rodgers, that were happy an April 15th deadline succeeded in securing a new long-term contract with the Seahawks. The Seahawks were just as happy to have the deadline in place as well. General Manager John Schneider said on Wednesday during a press conference to announce the [more]

Ten teams scheduled for five prime-time appearances

The NFL has scheduled 10 teams to make five prime-time appearances during the 2019 season. That list includes both of the teams playing in the opening game of the year. The Packers and Bears will face off on Thursday, September 5 in a matchup chosen to celebrate the NFL’s 100th season and then go on [more]

Monday Night Football slate kicks off with Texans and Saints

A pair of 2018 playoff teams will square off in the first Monday night game of the 2019 season. The NFL’s schedule was released on Wednesday night and it shows that the Texans will be in New Orleans to face the Saints on Monday Night Football in Week One. In addition to that game, the [more]

Corey Liuget, Al Woods visit Seahawks

Defensive tackles Corey Liuget and Al Woods have visited the Seahawks, Field Yates of ESPN reports. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll desires a run-stuffing defensive tackle, so Seattle is kicking the tires on the best available free agents. At No. 44, Liuget is one of the highest remaining players on PFT’s top-100 free agents. He previously [more]

Russell Wilson now has no-trade clause

Russell Wilson‘s agent has insisted since he negotiated a new contract for the quarterback that Wilson never wanted to play anywhere else. On Wednesday, agent Mark Rodgers pointed to a no-trade clause in Wilson’s contract to back him up. “There is a reason we got a no-trade clause,’’ Rodgers said, via Bob Condotta of the [more]

Wednesday’s PFTOT is up and running

Every weekday, we celebrate the conclusion of an episode of PFT Live by almost immediately taping an episode of PFTOT. Which is precisely what we did today. After Big Cat and his not-new-jacket left the studio (and after Simms and his not-functioning-prostate returned from the restroom), Simms and I covered five topics. From considering whether [more]

Russell Wilson’s teammates have some fun with his announcement

Russell Wilson can be as corny as he is good at football. So it was just a matter of time before his teammates made fun of his announcement of his new contract. Via Gregg Bell of the Tacoma News Tribune, wide receiver Tyler Lockett and guard D.J. Fluker may have earned Oscars for their portrayal [more]

Who has the better contract, Russell Wilson or Kirk Cousins?

Russell Wilson signed the richest contract in NFL history. But is it the best contract in NFL History? Maybe not. An argument could be made that the contract signed last year by Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins is better than Wilson’s new deal. (Let me know when you stop laughing.) Wilson’s deal commits him to the [more]

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