Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 4/23/13
The Seattle Seahawks can breath easy now that they have taken care of safety Kam Chancellor, who signed a contract extension Monday. Of all the moves they've made in this year's offseason, Chancellor was the priority all along, GM John Schneider says. “(Extending Chancellor) was our absolute number one priority, we talked about it for a long time,” Schneider said, via PFT.com. “…This whole offseason from the get go has been about Kam, and we would’ve never got into any other deals if we felt it was going to put his situation in jeopardy.” Chancellor was entering the final year fo his rookie contract, and he'll now stay in Seattle through 2017 with a  4-year $28 million contract extension . “They told me at the end of last season that they were going to take care of me because I was a core guy that works hard all of the time and led by example,” Chancellor said. “I just feel blessed right now. I feel like I am in a good situation, good spot, I’m glad I can put this behind me now and just concentrate on football and leading this program to a championship. That’s all we are about right now.”
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