Listen: Seahawks, Russell Russell And Russell Wilson discussed on Gallant at Night
"So last night. While I was sleeping, at least rich apparently is a night owl. Now, not not much these days that was a rare K while you're watching that game rich time where Mark Rogers. Russell Wilson's agent was getting deal done who knew that putting an artificial deadline with a threat that I'm never going to sign an extension with you. Would actually get the Seahawks off of a dime last night and they Inc. A four year extension worth a hundred forty million dollars average of thirty five million a year, and he is going to get a signing bonus. I believe this coming year of sixty five million bucks. This is correct. That's why working for merely seventeen million in twenty nineteen penny lose it sting for Russell Russell. Hey, look, what's the beyond because we could what would have been the rationale for the Seahawks. Not doing this deal. There's not much. I mean, like I said because they could and to be clear they had three years of control over us a Welson had they not been able to come to an agreement with with him three more years using franchise using franchise tags for three straight years, obviously at very high cost. But it's not like this contract is for peanuts. But my point is this was likely to happen. It was all about that. Official deadline that was that that caused some intrigue not only because they insisted it was a deadline. Not only for getting something done this off season. But for ever getting along term deal done with the Seahawks just sounded kind of silly. But there's really no strong argument on the Seattle side that Ono. No, we can't make Russell Wilson the highest paid quarterback in the NFL. He was the twelfth highest paid quarterback in the NFL last year had pretty much a career season has never missed a practice or a game in his career has led them to two Super Bowls in his only thirty years old. I"