Russell Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson joins ownership group of Seattle Sounders FC

    Clutch Points "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson isn’t just an American football fan. He showed this when he and his wife Ciara took part ownership of the Seattle Sounders FC. This was announced today in a press release. Wilson also commented on the purchase. “We are fired..." August 13

  • Seahawks’ Russell Wilson says DK Metcalf has ‘all the athletic talent in the world’

    Clutch Points "The Seattle Seahawks and their quarterback Russell Wilson are witnessing a rebuild at the wide receiver position. With Doug Baldwin’s retirement on their mind during the 2019 NFL Draft and DK Metcalf slipping, the Seahawks wound up getting themselves the single-most polarizing receiver in..." August 12

  • Russell Wilson won’t play in Seahawks’ first preseason game

    ESPN 710 Seattle "The Seahawks will rest quarterback Russell Wilson in their preseason game against the Denver Broncos on Thursday, marking Wilson’s first time missing a preseason opener. Head coach Pete Carroll cited two reasons behind the decision: The Seahawks’ first-team offense rarely..." August 07

  • For Russell Wilson It's Always Been About Winning

    The Big Lead "Former NFL coach Herman Edwards once said, famously, “you play to win the game.” Seahawks quarterbackRussell Wilson echoes it on the field and re-iterated it in his own way on the Dan Patrick Show on Tuesday. “I want to be known as one of the greatest winners of..." July 30

  • Russell Wilson's ex-teammate sees 'hundreds of similarities' between Seahawks QB and Kyler Murray

    CBS Sports "Arizona Cardinals quarterback Kyler Murray, who stands 5-10 1/8 inches tall, is the shortest quarterback to ever be selected with the No. 1 overall pick. And while the 6-0 5/8-inch Baker Mayfield went No. 1 just a year before Murray, both players likely owe the confidence in..." June 19

  • Russell Wilson on rookie D.K. Metcalf: 'He can do anything and everything and he's tremendous'

    CBS Sports "Doug Baldwin, one of the most underrated players in the NFL during his eight-year NFL career, retired this offseason. This is noteworthy because replacing his productivity will go a long way in determining just how good this offense can be. This brings us to the 2019 NFL Draft;..." June 16

  • Aaron Rodgers and Russell Wilson only two NFL players to crack top-10 list of highest-paid athletes in the world

    Forbes.com "Elite athletes are earning more than ever thanks to soaring salaries driven by ever-richer TV contracts. The cutoff to crack the world’s 100 highest-paid athletes is $25 million this year, compared with $17.3 million five years ago. Forbes has tracked the leading earners in..." June 15

  • Top Five Highest-Paid NFL Players

    The Big Lead "Forbes’ annual list of the highest-paid athletes in the world has been released, and the 2019 money amount is up 5% from last year. With the rise in guaranteed money and contracts in the NFL, it’s no surprise that star football players are at the top of the list. With..." June 13

  • Ciara & Russell Wilson Plans to Have a Non-Ratchet Reality Show About Faith & Love

    Black Sports Online "If it is non-ratchet why would anyone watch? While you ponder that here are the details via Terez Owens. The show – which has tentatively been named Ciara & Russ – will be produced by Russell and Ciara’s new production company Why Not You Productions...." June 07

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson 'just getting started,' goal to play 'til 45

    NFL.com "Russell Wilson plopped his sweaty body into a low, well-cushioned lounge chair outside the locker room at the Seattle Seahawks' plush training facility and flashed a self-satisfied smile, an expression befitting a 30-year-old quarterback who recently became the highest-paid..." June 03

  • Insane Stat About Russell Wilson's Contract Shows How Much the NFL Has Grown in 25 Years

    12 Up "The NFL seems to get wealthier by the year, as viewership goes up and audiences spread farther across the world. And as the league gets richer, salary caps are expanded and players reap the benefits. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is the latest to be handed a..." May 28

  • Seahawks’ Russell Wilson calls rookie WR DK Metcalf a ‘freak of nature’

    Clutch Points "Everyone has seen DK Metcalf with his shirt off and Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson thinks that he is a freak of nature. Talking after OTA’s Wilson was asked about Tyler Lockett having to step up with Doug Baldwin retiring because of injury. Wilson knows that Lockett..." May 26

  • DK Metcalf “amazed” and “kind of shocked” to get a call from Russell Wilson

    Pro Football Talk "For players who enter the NFL, one of the biggest adjustments comes from becoming teammates with established NFL players. Seahawks receiver DK Metcalf found that out after arriving in Seattle via round two. Metcalf got a FaceTime call from his new quarterback, Russell..." May 05

  • Russell Wilson gifts Amazon stock to each of his OL

    TMZ "Forget watches, luggage and fancy booze ... Russell Wilson just thanked his Seahawks offensive line with the most Prime gift ever -- $12,000 in Amazon stock each!! Remember, Wilson just signed a 4-year, $140 MILLION contract -- making the QB the highest paid player in the..." April 22

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

    Pro Football Talk "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..." April 19

  • Russell Wilson shares why he wants to be ‘a Seahawk for life’

    Sportress of Blogitude "Russell Wilson officially signed his contract extension on Wednesday, and the Seattle Seahawks quarterback afterward shared how doing so set him on course to achieve one of his NFL career goals. Wilson’s extension is a reported four-year, $140 million deal that includes a $65..." April 18

  • Russell Wilson has a no-trade clause in Seattle contract

    Clutch Points "Russell Wilson would likely be a Major League Baseball player if he weren’t a premier NFL quarterback. Wilson was a fourth-round pick by the Colorado Rockies in 20109 and spent two years in their minor-league system as a second baseman. To kill time in the winter,..." April 18

  • Russell Wilson got the contract he deserves. Here’s what the Seahawks have to do next

    SB Nation "The Seahawks didn’t tank in 2018. Despite dismantling the Legion of Boom offense and relying on an aging Doug Baldwin to carry an untested group of offensive playmakers, Seattle avoided sinking to the bottom of the NFC West and made a surprise return to the postseason..." April 17

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

    Pro Football Talk "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..." April 17

  • Seahawks announce deal, Russell Wilson says he has more Super Bowls to win

    Seahawks.com "Asked about his future the day after the Seahawks’ 2018 season came to an end, quarterback Russell Wilson said, “I love Seattle, it’s a special place for me,” and added that he hoped his long-term future would be with the team that selected him in the third round of the..." April 16

  • Agent: Russell Wilson never wanted to leave Seattle

    The Score "Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks got a deal done Tuesday that will reportedlymake him the NFL's highest-paid player. Before the agreement was reached, there'd been speculation that the quarterback's hard stance during negotiations was a sign he..." April 16

  • Seahawks Signing Russell Wilson To Four-Year, $140M Extension

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Seahawks and QB Russell Wilson have agreed to a contract extension.  Adam Schefter reports that Wilson receives a four-year, $140 million extension that includes a $65 million signing bonus.  April 16

  • Don't blame Russell Wilson for wanting his share

    CBS Sports "It's Russell Wilson contract deadline day, and I remain skeptical the sides accomplish much. And if in fact April 15 comes and goes without the Seahawks managing to sign their All-World quarterback to a long-term extension, don't believe the hype some are already..." April 15

  • Report: Russell Wilson wants 1st-ever NFL contract linked to salary cap increases

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is looking to set a new precedent by signing a contract that can rise in future years based on increases in the NFL's salary cap or new revenue streams the league may acquire, sources told NBC Sports' Peter..." April 15

  • If there’s no deal, which teams should call the Seahawks about Russell Wilson?

    Pro Football Talk "So if the deadline imposed by quarterback Russell Wilson on the Seahawks comes and goes without a new contract, what happens next? Here’s one thing that should happen: Other teams without short-list franchise quarterbacks should call the Seahawks to inquire regarding..." April 15

  • Russell Wilson trade rumors reportedly not likely to play out

    Sportsnaut "The Russell Wilson trade rumors have been flying around quite a bit lately, but according to a report there doesn’t appear to be any real takers. Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks are likely at an impasse over his desired contract extension. Today marks his self-imposed..." April 15

  • Giants watch as Russell Wilson contract face-off escalates

    New York Post "Monday is Tax Day across America, but one NFL star has his own self-imposed deadline. And the Giants certainly could have a vested interest. Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson gave the team’s front office an ultimatum recently that he wants a new contract..." April 15

  • Sources: Russell Wilson won't sign after deadline

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson does not intend to sign a contract extension with the team this season if he does not reach an agreement by his self-imposed deadline of midnight Monday, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. It will be a challenge to get a..." April 15

  • Does Russell Wilson want to stay with the Seahawks?

    Pro Football Talk "When asked last month by Jimmy Fallon about a rumor that Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson could end up with the Giants, Wilson said, “I’m not sure if the Seahawks are gonna let me get away.” That response glosses over the more fundamental question of whether..." April 14

  • Tyrann Mathieu: Russell Wilson wants New York

    USA Today "Could Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson truly end up playing for the New York Giants? It’s an idea that’s been batted around quite a bit this offseason, fueled by the belief that his wife, Ciara, has her sights set on moving to The Big Apple. However, Wilson..." April 14

  • Would Seahawks pass on paying Russell Wilson again?

    Pro Football Talk "The deadline arrives in three days. If, as of April 15, the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson haven’t worked out a new contract, what happens next? One possibility, as casually tossed into the fray by Jack Del Rio on Monday, is that the Seahawks will decide..." April 12

  • The Seattle Seahawks trading QB Russell Wilson would be insane, or would it?

    NBC Sports Northwest "The Seattle Seahawks are in a race against time to meet quarterback Russell Wilson's reported demand of a new contract extension by April 15 and avoid whatever undisclosed consequences could follow a failure to meet that deadline. Maybe Wilson would refuse to negotiate..." April 11

  • Jack Del Rio: Don’t be surprised if there’s a Russell Wilson trade

    Pro Football Talk "Quarterback Russell Wilson wants a new contract before April 15. If he doesn’t get one, Wilson very well could embark on a year-to-year approach under the franchise tag, with $30.34 million in 2020 becoming $36.4 million in 2021 becoming $52.43 million in..." April 10

  • Why the Seahawks should wait before making a decision on Russell Wilson

    Clutch Points "The Seattle Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson are at that inevitable place contracts often lead. For the home team, it’s about how much and when to spend. For the QB, it’s about how much is guaranteed and in his pocket on signing day. Wilson has been a stand-up guy..." April 07

  • Lack of progress doesn’t necessarily mean Russell Wilson deal won’t get done

    Pro Football Talk "It’s noteworthy that the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson reportedly have made little progress toward a long-term deal, given that Wilson’s deadline of April 15 looms. But it’s not necessarily a sign that a deal can’t get done. The NFL continues to..." April 07

  • “Little progress” in Russell Wilson contract talks

    Seattle Times "So as you may have heard, quarterback Russell Wilson has set an April 15 deadline to get a new contract from the Seahawks. But maybe you wonder what that means? Why set a deadline? And where do things stand now? Consider this a one-stop question-and-answer shop at addressing..." April 07

  • Seahawks have a chance to make statements with Russell Wilson contract

    Field Gulls "Many fans are likely getting tired of hearing about Russell Wilson and the contract negotiations that may or may not result in the team agreeing to an extension prior to the April 15th deadline he has reportedly given the team, but until that deadline arrives, that’s likely what..." April 05

  • Why Russell Wilson is now the NFL's most important quarterback

    ESPN "Interesting strategy by Russell Wilson, giving the Seattle Seahawks an April 15 deadline to do a contract extension with one year left on his current deal. If it works out, he'll probably be the highest-paid player in the league by Easter. If it doesn't, then a..." April 05

  • Should the Giants pursue a trade for QB Russell Wilson?

    SNY TV "The Giants are well into their search for Eli Manning's successor, and though they are hopeful that man is in the NFL Draft, there could be an option out west in Seattle.  News broke this week that Russell Wilson's camp has given the Seahawks an April..." April 04

  • Report: Russell Wilson contract will be 'NFL's richest deal'

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks and Russell Wilson are currently engaged in a game of chicken as it relates to the star’s contract with an April 15 deadline, imposed by Wilson, being the key. There are conflicting reports about what the deadline really means. Ian Rapoport of NFL..." April 04

  • Cap percentage may be the key to a Russell Wilson deal

    Pro Football Talk "As the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilsonmove toward an April 15 deadline for signing Wilson to a long-term deal, one key factor looms over the negotiations: Paying Wilson based on a fixed percentage of the salary cap. It’s a simple calculation. Wilson would have a set..." April 04

  • Russell Wilson won’t hold out or skip voluntary workouts to force extension

    Pro Football Talk "Russell Wilson wants a new contract by April 15. Or else. Or else what? Here’s what the “or else” won’t be. Russell Wilson won’t be holding out. He won’t even be skipping any voluntary workouts. Per a source with knowledge of the..." April 03

  • Report: Seattle Seahawks have no plan B on Russell Wilson

    247 Sports "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson reportedly started the timer on the inevitable, concerning his contract negotiations and potential extension and now the ball has been placed squarely in general manager John Schneider's court. While it may not be the optimal..." April 03

  • Russell Wilson gives the Seahawks a deadline to complete a new contract

    Seattle Times "Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson has given the team an April 15 deadline to complete negotiations on a new contract, a source with knowledge of the discussions has confirmed. April 15 is the day the Seahawks will begin their official offseason workout program, and Wilson is thought..." April 02

  • Duane Brown wants Russell Wilson to throw the ball more

    NFL.com "Many wondered why the Seahawks didn't throw the ball more in their eventual playoff loss to the Cowboys this past January. You can count Seattle left tackle Duane Brown among them. The second-team All-Pro lineman appeared on Up to the Minute on Friday and admitted he thought the..." March 30

  • What allowed Russell Wilson to be so efficient in 2018?

    Field Gulls "It’s been barely two months since the Seattle Seahawks dropped the Wild Card playoff game to the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium in Dallas ending the Hawks surprising 2018 season, and still the debate rages about how Russell Wilson was able to put up such..." March 22

  • Wilson on Giants rumors: 'I did win a Super Bowl here'

    CBS Sports "With Russell Wilson heading into the final year of his contract in Seattle, you'd think the Seahawks would be busy trying to hammer out a long-term extension, but that doesn't seem to be happening just yet.  Since the beginning of the offseason, things have been eerily..." March 18

  • When will “ongoing” contract talks get Russell Wilson the richest contract ever?

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson told Jimmy Fallon that there’s “a great potential” for Wilson to eventually become the highest-paid player in NFL history. So when precisely would that Wilson eclipse Aaron Rodgers‘ $33.5 million per..." March 17

  • Seahawks QB Russell Wilson says he may land biggest contract ever

    Clutch Points "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is entering the final year of a four-year deal, so, naturally, there has been quite a bit of talk about the Seahawks possibly signing him to a new contract. During his appearance on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon this week, Wilson said..." March 16

  • Absurd Russell Wilson trade rumors will soon be replaced by real Seahawks contract talks

    Sporting News "The most laughable speculation so far in the 2019 NFL offseason is that of Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson being traded to the Giants. The idea has picked up steam in part because Wilson is entering the last year of his contract, and negotiations on an extension with..." March 01