Russell Wilson Signs 4-Year, $87.6 Million Contract with Seahawks

Russell Wilson Contract

Russell Wilson is winning in his personal and professional life.

The 26-year-old Seattle Seahawks quarterback just signed a four-year contract extension worth an astounding $87.6 million, according to ESPN.

The deal makes Wilson the second paid player in the NFL as of now and the seventh player to receive more than $20 million per season.

“Blessed to be w/ this organization for 4 more years! Can’t wait to get on field w/ the fellas! @Seahawks #ChampionMindset #GoHawks,” the athlete tweeted, confirming the news.

Wilson has won more more games than any other quarterback in the NFL in the past three seasons. With Wilson as quarterback, the Seahawks have won 36 regular-season games, made three playoff appearances and won the franchises first Super Bowl title in 2014. He is the third-youngest quarterback in league history to win a Super Bowl title.

Ciara, who the NFL star has been dating for the last few months, took to Twitter to congratulate her beau.

“Congratulations Are In Order To My Baby @DangeRussWilson and The Seattle Seahawks!” the proud girlfriend wrote on Twitter today. “So Exciting! Go Hawks! 3’s Up!”

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