Russell Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Agent: It's about winning and Russell Wilson does that 'very, very well'

    CBS Sports "Russell Wilson wants a new deal. And because he's a franchise quarterback, the only position on an NFL roster with any leverage, he will get it. Good for him. That said, we're not sure his PR strategy for becoming one of the highest-paid players in the league is a good one. Wilson is known..." July 02

  • Russell Wilson says he'll play hard for $1.5 million or $25 million

    CBS Sports "If you haven't heard, Russell Wilson is in the middle of something resembling a contract dispute with the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson, who is entering the final year of his rookie deal, a deal that makes him one of the most underpaid players in the league, is in line for a huge contract that should..." July 01

  • Russell Wilson’s agent throws out huge contract number on Twitter

    Sporting News "Will he or won’t he? That’s the question weighing on the mind of every Seattle Seahawks fan as they await to see if Russell Wilson will sign a new deal with the franchise this offseason. And if it’s up to his agent, Wilson’s contract will be utterly unheard of. During an interview with ESPN’s..." July 01

  • A trade is also possible for Russell Wilson

    Pro Football Talk "It remains too early to know how quarterback Russell Wilson’s long-term future will play out in Seattle. It’s not too early to identify the potential outcomes. On the surface, there are three options for the Seahawks and Wilson beyond 2015: (1) new multi-year contract with Seattle; (2)..." June 29

  • Wilson says he's 'been moved around before' when discussing contract

    Fox Sports "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson made an appearance on “The Adam and Joe Show” on 99.9 The Fan in Raleigh, N.C. on Monday afternoon. Wilson, who played three years of college football at N.C. State before transferring to Wisconsin his senior season was asked by the radio hosts about..." June 23

  • Russell Wilson, on contract: I’ve “been moved around before”

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Russell Wilson has been accused to subtweeting the Seahawks in regards to his ongoing contract talks. Monday, a question about his status from a pair of Raleigh, N.C. radio hosts led to a discussion about the way he’s moved before. Appearing on “The Adam and Joe Show” on 99.9 The..." June 22

  • Report: Russell Wilson taking out insurance policy for 2015 season

    Pro Football Talk "Recent updates about Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s contract status have created an increasing feeling that Wilson is comfortable playing out the final year of his rookie deal in 2015 rather than sign an extension that falls short of his desired terms. Doing so would create some risk for..." June 17

  • Will Bobby Wagner get paid before Russell Wilson does?

    Football by Football "Reports this week from NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport stated that the Seahawks have begun negotiating an extension with soon-to-be free agent middle linebacker Bobby Wagner, while quarterback Russell Wilson enters the final year of his rookie deal with no extension in sight. Both Wagner and..." June 11

  • Russell Wilson's agent states case on contract to Seahawks

    ESPN "Mark Rodgers, the agent for quarterback Russell Wilson, sent a 16-page letter to the Seattle Seahawks stating his position on the contract negotiations between the team and Wilson. Multiple sources confirmed the news Monday, which was first reported by the NFL Network. Rodgers sent the letter..." June 08

  • Russell Wilson prepared to play '15 without new deal "Russell Wilson's contract could be the next of the new-wave quarterbacks to fall. Or not. The Seattle Seahawks' signal-caller said Tuesday he is prepared to play 2015 under his current deal if the sides can't come to a long-term agreement. "Yeah, I'm prepared for that 100 percent, if that's..." June 03

  • Is Cam Newton deal the floor or ceiling for Russell Wilson?

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson continues to say nothing publicly about his negotiations with the team on a new deal. Privately, the big question in the aftermath of Cam Newton’s five-year, $103.8 million extension becomes whether the Newton package will set the floor or the ceiling for..." June 03

  • Russell Wilson's agent says contract talks with Seahawks are 'encouraging'

    CBS Sports "It's easy to get discouraged by the public banter between the Seahawks and Russell Wilson's camp as the Super Bowl-winning quarterback steams towards the brink of free agency. Seattle can keep Wilson around on a franchise tag, but talks on a long-term deal have been getting testy for a while and..." May 28

  • Report: Russell Wilson to skip Seahawks' first OTAs this week

    Sportsnaut "It’s already well documented that the Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are at an impasse in contract extension negotiations. Entering the final year of his deal, Wilson is looking to potentially become the league’s highest-paid player. Meanwhile, Seattle doesn’t seem to be willing..." May 26

  • Are Russell Wilson, Seahawks '10s of millions' apart? "The contract for Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will eventually get done. Not many young players who have been to a pair of Super Bowls are allowed to walk after the conclusion of their rookie deal. But according to ESPN 710's Danny O'Neil, neither side is close to agreeing on a..." May 09

  • Russell Wilson attends White House State Dinner with Ciara

    Sporting News "After all that commotion, we finally have an answer. When Russell Wilson arrived at the White House State Dinner on Tuesday, his grandmother was nowhere in sight. Instead, he was standing side-by-side with Grammy Award winner, Ciara. That's right — he duped us all." April 29

  • Russell Wilson unveils his White House dinner date and it's not Ciara

    CBS Sports "Ciara might be listed as Russell Wilson's date for the White House Correspondents dinner, but apparently, that's not who the Seahawks quarterback is taking to the annual event. Wilson posted a video to Facebook on Thursday announcing that his grandma will be his date to the dinner in Washington..." April 24

  • Russell Wilson says baseball talk isn’t a ploy

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson engaged in a media tour on Wednesday (our invitation to participate literally was lost in the email), and he said a few interesting things. Here’s a summary of the key aspects of his appearances on NFL Network and ESPN. Wilson explained that his musing about being another Stan..." April 23

  • Russell Wilson & Ciara To Attend White House Dinner Together

    Black Sports Online "Russell Wilson has himself a new leading lady, he’s claiming her and set to show her off in front of the President of the United States. According reports — the Seahawks star and Ciara will be attending the White House Correspondents dinner together as a couple. On Wednesday, the online..." April 23

  • Is Russell Wilson dating Ciara?

    San Francisco Gate "Singer Ciara has sparked rumors of a new romance with Seattle Seahawks football star Russell Wilson after they were spotted together at a weekend baseball game. The Super Bowl-winning quarterback was photographed in the stands at Safeco Field as the Seattle Mariners faced off against the..." April 21

  • Would Seahawks let Russell Wilson walk? GM hints that it's possible

    CBS Sports "Negotiations to extend Russell Wilson's contract in Seattle have gotten off to a slow start and thanks to recent comments made by Seahawks general manager John Schneider, you probably shouldn't expect negotiations to speed up anytime soon. During an interview with KIRO radio in Seatte on..." April 17

  • Schneider says Seahawks will be cautious in Russell Wilson negotiations

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are talking about a new contract but getting nowhere. If/when they get anywhere, the Seahawks will get there carefully. “Every negotiation is unique in and of itself and this is no different,” G.M. John Schneider told KIRO radio on Wednesday, via..." April 16

  • Seahawks, Wilson talking but making no progress

    Pro Football Talk "Not long ago, in response to a report that the Seahawks and Russell Wilson were “very close” to a new deal, PFT explained that talks hadn’t even begun. Per multiple sources with knowledge of the situation, the two sides have since started talking. However, they’re not making much, if any,..." April 15

  • Seahawks GM John Schneider says 'nothing imminent' on Russell Wilson extension

    The Score "It's not a matter of if, but when Russell Wilson will get a massive contract extension from the Seattle Seahawks. That said, Seahawks general manager John Schneider spoke to reporters at the owner's meetings Monday and indicated that there is "nothing imminent" on that front. This..." March 24

  • Russell Wilson prepping as if he's playing out his rookie deal in 2015

    CBS Sports "I remain a skeptic that a deal will be quickly cut between the Seahawks and Russell Wilson. In fact, the possibility remains that he plays out 2015 on the final year of his rookie deal. Despite a report to the contrary, I continue to hear talks between Wilson and the Seahawks have gone nowhere..." March 23

  • Russell Wilson May Open Door for Fully Guaranteed Contracts in the NFL

    Complex "Unlike NBA, MLB, and NHL stars, NFL players don't receive guaranteed contracts from their teams. So even if a guy signs a seven-year deal worth $950 gazillion, the truth is that he usually only receives a fraction—a very, very small fraction—of what that contract is actually worth. It's just how..." February 23

  • Russell Wilson takes “full responsibility” for Super Bowl loss

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when some players think the final play call in Super Bowl XLIX emerged from a desire by the Seahawks to make quarterback Russell Wilson and not running back Marshawn Lynch the MVP, Wilson publicly has accepted full responsibility for the outcome. In a first-person produced and edited..." February 20

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The possibility of #Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and a fully guaranteed contract is very real. Will be fascinating to watch this develop

  • Golden Tate -- Russell Wilson Shoulda Stopped Wife-Bangin' Rumors ... 'It's a Bunch of Bulls**t'

    TMZ "Golden Tate is pissed that Russell Wilson didn't IMMEDIATELY put a stop to the rumors that he banged his former QB's wife -- telling TMZ Sports, "It's sad that he's letting it go on." The ex-Seattle Seahawks WR (who now plays for the Lions) was out in Bev Hills last night with some friends --..." February 19

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    John Boyle @johnpboyle

    Schneider indicates on 710 that Wilson contract may not necessarily fall in line with other QB deals. Hints at outside-the-box approach.

  • Russell Wilson says he wants to play in Seattle forever

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has won more games than any quarterback through their first three years. Reeling from Sunday's heartbreaking defeat in Super Bowl XLIX, Wilson reiterated on Tuesday his desire to play for the Seahawks for the entirety of his career. The Seahawks'..." February 04

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson isn’t worth $100 million

    Washington Post "Now that the Super Bowl is over, the Seattle Seahawks’ No. 1 priority this offseason will be signing quarterback Russell Wilson to a contract extension. Wilson has been the Super Bowl twice, winning it all in 2014 and falling short against the New England Patriots this past Sunday. Although he has..." February 03

  • Russell Wilson would have been a Dolphin if they hired Bret Bielema in 2012

    Sporting News "Russell Wilson and Bret Bielema went 11-3 during their one season together at Wisconsin in 2011. Wilson had the highest quarterback rating in the nation that year and was third in completion percentage as the Badgers reached the Rose Bowl. So it's not surprising that when Bielema was..." January 31

  • John Schneider: Russell Wilson’s next contract presents challenges

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is wrapping up his third NFL season, which means he’ll be eligible for a new contract in the offseason. After making the playoffs in all three years of his career, advancing to the Super Bowl twice and winning more games than any other quarterback through his..." January 28

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson fulfills prophecy of amazing finish "Russell Wilson is not a seer, and he did not arrive at CenturyLink Field for Sunday's NFC Championship Game in Doc Brown's DeLorean. Yet the Seattle Seahawks' third-year quarterback does believe fervently in the power of visualization, and last week, as he played through scenarios surrounding his..." January 19

  • Golden Tate denies affair with Russell Wilson's ex-wife, being punched by Percy Harvin

    SB Nation "Golden Tate is tired of hearing his name pop up in social media rumors, to the point that he felt compelled to address them in an open letter to NFL fans. In the letter, which was published Friday on The Cauldron, the Detroit Lions wide receiver shot down reports of an affair with Russell Wilson's..." January 17

  • Roughing penalty on hit to Russell Wilson incorrect "Jim Harbaugh was irate on the sidelines following a pivotal roughing the passer penalty in Sunday's 17-7 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. The penalty helped set up the Seahawks' final touchdown score and eliminate the 49ers from the playoffs. Speaking on NFL Network's NFL AM Dean Blandino, the..." December 15

  • Golden Tate's Girlfriend Will Find You If You Bring Up That Rumor

    Deadspin "We're probably all familiar with the rumor involving Golden Tate and Russell Wilson. The gist of it is that Tate slept with Wilson's then-wife, Ashton Meem, causing a rift with the Seahawks that came to a head the week before Super Bowl XLVIII, when Percy Harvin punched Tate in the face. Everyone..." December 04

  • Russell Wilson: I don't even know what 'not being black enough' means

    CBS Sports "Exactly four days after having his blackness called into question, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was finally asked about the subject after Seattle's 13-9 win over Carolina on Sunday. Wilson was confused by the report, but only because he's not even sure what 'not being black enough' even..." October 27

  • Russell Wilson: 'Percy and I never had differences ... ignore the noise'

    CBS Sports "In the six days since the Seahawks unceremoniously dumped Percy Harvin on the Jets for a conditional sixth-round pick, we heard from everybody on the trade except Seattle's Russell Wilson. There were reports that Wilson may have had something to do with Harvin's hasty departure, though on Thursday..." October 24

  • Is there a problem between Russell Wilson and some Seahawks teammates?

    Yahoo! Sports "One of the great things about last season’s Seattle Seahawks, other than the immense talent on the roster, was the apparent togetherness. “We all we got, we all we need,” right? The players rallied around coach Pete Carroll’s high-energy ways. They won a Super Bowl. The last time a defending..." October 23

  • Russell Wilson isn't "Black Enough," Seahawks Players Allegedly Say

    The Big Lead "After Percy Harvin was traded to the Jets, the leaks began almost immediately. Harvin physically fought teammates. Harvin pulled himself out of games. Harvin may have been about to “launch a mutiny” against Russell Wilson. Though (presumably) Wilson’s camp spread word through ESPN’s Chris..." October 22

  • Percy Harvin is Jets' problem now, which presents Russell Wilson new set of issues in Seattle

    Yahoo! Sports "The Seattle Seahawks cleaned up a problem in their locker room. Now they have a new one on the field. Whatever tension Percy Harvin caused in Seattle – no matter who he punched or didn't punch, irritated or didn't irritate – he could stretch a defense like few other players in the NFL. The..." October 22

  • Russell Wilson is first player in NFL history to have 300/100 game

    CBS Sports "Peyton Manning wasn't the only NFL quarterback who made history in Week 7, so did Russell Wilson. In the Seahawks' 28-26 loss to the Rams, Wilson became the first player ever in NFL history to rush for more than 100 yards and pass for more than 300 yards in the same game. Wilson finished the..." October 21

  • Seahawks' Wilson benches Johnny Football in best-selling jersey race

    Sporting News "It’s no consolation for his team losing at home to the Cowboys Sunday, but Russell Wilson did get some good news this week, and an affirmation of his status among NFL stars. The Seahawks quarterback has the best-selling jersey in the league and is its best overall-selling player. According to..." October 14

  • Russell Wilson set to cash in off the field, too

    USA Today "Dozens of passengers at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport impatiently waited Wednesday morning at gate D1 to board their Alaska Airlines flight to Atlanta. First class went first, of course, followed by what might as well be called Seahawks class. "Anyone wearing a Russell Wilson jersey,"..." October 10

  • Ryan Clark: We Got Beat by the Best Player in the NFL, Russell Wilson

    Washington Post "All week long, the Washington Redskins talked about the need for a strong response as they tried to recover from the embarrassment against the New York Giants and aimed to avoid another against the Seattle Seahawks on Monday night. Initially, all the talk looked like hollow words. The defense..." October 07

  • Russell Wilson -- I Was a Violent Bully As Kid ... But I've Changed

    TMZ "Seahawks QB Russell Wilson says he was a violent bully as a child -- and often beat up other kids BADLY -- but says he learned to curb his violent tendencies and says it's time other NFL stars did too. Wilson just penned an article for -- in an effort to address the..." October 03

  • Russell Wilson promised Eagles he'd win them championships

    CBS Sports "Remember that Lombardi Trophy Russell Wilson won with the Seahawks last season? Of course you do, it was only seven months ago. Well, that could have been yours Eagle fans. Apparently, before the 2012 NFL Draft, Wilson would regularly text Philadelphia's west coast scout promising to win the..." September 05

  • As 2012 draft QBs approach paydays, Russell Wilson could become NFL’s highest-paid player

    Washington Post "Entering the 2012 NFL draft, talent evaluators buzzed about a quarterback crop that brimmed with talent and promise. Stanford’s Andrew Luck stood at the head of the class with Baylor’s Heisman Trophy winner, Robert Griffin III, close behind. Ryan Tannehill of Texas A&M was often discussed as..." September 02

  • Will Kaepernick’s new deal really have much of an impact on Russell Wilson?

    Seattle Times "The above question was one often asked last week after it was announced that the 49ers and quarterback Colin Kaepernick had agreed on a new deal that could keep him with the team through the 2020 season. It also came with an answer that changed as the week wore on and the details of a fairly..." June 09

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