Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/19/14

Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson had a stellar 2012 campaign and now he’s looking to take advantage of it. According to Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com, a representative of Wilson’s reached out to the Seahawks to insist that “something be done” to Wilson’s contract. While the Seahawks would love to lock Wilson up long-term, no adjustments can be made until 2014 due to the new CBA. “A Rookie Contract for a Drafted Rookie may not be renegotiated, amended or altered in any way until after the final regular season game of the player’s third contract year.” The agreement by the collective bargaining agreement is clear, but with anything, there are ways to get around it.… Read more

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2 Comments:
  • The Seahawks should negotiate a new long term contract and lock a quarterback up for as many years as they can. The future is bright but they need Wilson and he is worth whatever they pay him!! I would say at least match Flynn's contract and keep Flynn too!!!

  • Well a contract is a contract. Surely he is well worth it. But I don't believe Wilson cares at this time, he simply loves the game, and when the time is right I'm sure the Hawks will see to it that he is well taken care of. But until then I wish the sports media would keep their noses out of it and quite trying to cause trouble.
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