Income Taxes Meet Russell Wilson: You both set a deadline on April 15.
Wilson told Seahawks that he wants a new contract drawn up by April 15 – when the team starts voluntarily offseason training and your taxes are due to be filed – according to The Seattle Times.
Is it a step toward eliminating a season-long distraction to Seahawks? Or a step out of town and possibly to the opposite coast where he could be the answer to the Jews' half-hearted and complicated search for Eli Manning's successor?
The 30-year-old Wilson is due a $ 1
If no extension is achieved, Wilson can become an unlimited free agent. But Seahawks could stop this opportunity by franchising Wilson on one-year deals of more than $ 25 million each in 2020 and 2021.
Franchise tags often lead to holdouts and sometimes to messy divorce.
But it's hard to imagine Seahawks leaving their two-time Super Bowl quarterback (a victory, a loss) going out of the door. The Super Bowl victory was over the Broncos at the MetLife Stadium.
Even Wilson doesn't see it.
"I'm not sure if Seahawks will let me get away," Wilson said at The Tonight Show with jimmy fallon "I love Seattle. Seattle is a special place."
Fox Sports & # 39; Colin Cowherd spread a rumor he heard in the entertainment world that Wilson's wife, singer and model Ciara will live in New York for her career. Husband and wife both are represented by the mega Creative Artists Agency.
Wilson and his wife attended the NFL's annual Phoenix meeting last week to talk to wives of other NFL staff meeting.
But Wilson is a minor-league baseball player in the Yankees organization, following a deal from Rangers. He showed up by spring training, but it is unlikely he will ever play professional baseball given how good his NFL career goes.
"I like New York. I love the yankees," said Wilson. "Clearly, New York is a special city. … We love New York. But Seattle is home to us. Long time. "
Wilson could overtake Packers Aaron Rodgers as the highest paid quarterback in the NFL with his next contract. Rodger's average salary is $ 33.5 million.
The hunters pay Manning $ 12 million in wages plus $ 11.2 million in bonuses in 2019, the last year of his contract.
Their search for his replacement could end up in a deal for Josh Rosen of the Cardinals or the preparation of a quarterback for the third straight year or it could be kicked in 2020. The free agency was Kirk Cousins, who signed a fully guaranteed three-year $ 84 million contract with the Vikings and Nick Foles, who signed a four-year $ 88 million contract with the Jaguar.
Even the Super Bowl MVP Foles are not as good as the five-time pro Bowler Wilson.
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