Listen: Russell Wilson, Williamson And NFL discussed on Outside the Lines
"I hope that your Tuesday goes as well as Russell Wilson's Monday. One hundred million dollar extension. Russell Wilson deserves every penny. He gets UCLA in federal regulator for five more years. Williamson is going to the NBA draft river for olive fastball. Delivered for Duke Zion is the attention grabber. He by talk about athletes in sports right now. Against an tenuous coach, and they're gonna cross that bridge. When from a lot of folks who said big deal everyone's doing place to the game of basketball coach book that kind of Lincoln. What you see your perception any sporting event? Get this. This is outside the lines Ryan Smith. Here's I on Williamson turning pro surprise almost no one. But what he might make off the court could be a real shocker that's coming up. But first our big story today. Big money for Russell Wilson. Nobody made out better on tax day. Maybe you got a refund or like me got sacked. But the six time pro bowler was out signing a deal making him the highest paid player in the NFL a four year one hundred and forty million dollar extension complete with a sixty five million dollars signing bonus. And a no trade clause to boot that'll make for some great tax revenue. But also wasn't thinking about that. When he posted this last night just after one AM Pacific time. A seattle. We got a deal. Go home. Almost morning. I go to I go to sleep. What made this? So unique other than that video was Wilson's exercise a player power. He said a deadline of April fifteen to seal the deal or else he would cut off and go she ations the ultimatum seemingly forcing the Seahawks hand is agent flying to Seattle for four days of to go to get the deal done. And now that all is said and done no player will make more than his average salary of thirty five million annually through twenty twenty three big money for a big star. Let's bring in another big star ESPN senior writer and host of the Meena kind show podcast with Lenny, of course, the what an only meet a joining us live from L A Meena. Let me ask you right off the bat. Is it worth it? Absolutely. I mean any way you paint. It. Russell Wilson is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL. Most wins through seven seasons of any quarterback in NFL history. Second highest career"