Russell Wilson RUMORS & NEWS

  • Russell Wilson will shut down contract talks if no deal in place by Friday

    ESPN "Russell Wilson will shut down contract negotiations with the Seahawks if he does not have a new deal by the time Seattle begins training camp on Friday, sources told ESPN's John Clayton and Jim Trotter. Although a long-term deal for Wilson remains Seattle's top priority, the star quarterback..." July 28

  • Russell Wilson hasn't turned down a Seahawks deal outright

    NFL.com "The Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson inch toward the deadline to do a contract extension, and the two sides have plenty of ground to make up. It's not clear at this point if they'll be able to do it. Earlier on Saturday, a report from Pro Football Talk pegged an offer by the Seahawks at..." July 27

  • Signing bonus, guarantees an impediment for Russell Wilson deal

    Pro Football Talk "Regardless of how much the Seahawks are offering quarterback Russell Wilson on an annual basis, the question of how it will be paid out continues to be a major impediment. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, confirming Saturday’s PFT item pointing out that the Seahawks had moved to $21 million per year,..." July 26

  • Seahawks have offered Wilson $21m per year, QB wants more

    Pro Football Talk "With six days to go until the artificial (but very real) deadline for pulling the plug on contract talks between the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson, it’s still unclear whether a deal will get done. The two sides have opted for silence regarding any discussions that are occurring. Word..." July 26

  • Holmgren says Wilson should take the offer

    Pro Football Talk "The Seahawks head to training camp soon. And if quarterback Russell Wilson doesn’t have a new contract when camp opens, there won’t be one until after the season ends. Former Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren believes Wilson should get the deal done, swapping out his $1.5 million salary for 2015..." July 24

  • Russell Wilson, Seahawks Will Break Off Talks At Start Of Camp

    Real GM Football "Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks will no longer discuss a contract extension once camp begins. The two sides have been talking about an extension since the Super Bowl ended. Wilson continues to be interested in a fully guaranteed contract as one of his negotiating points." July 20

  • Russell Wilson wants to be paid like a free agent now

    Pro Football Talk "The news that talks between the Seahawks and quarterback Russell Wilson will end at training camp raises the stakes for the negotiations, since the inability to get a deal done before then means the Seahawks eventually will face a difficult array of choices in February. But Wilson apparently wants..." July 18

  • Future Calls Out Russell Wilson You're NOT My Kid's Father!!!

    TMZ "Future is NOT happy with that photo of Russell Wilson pushing his son in a stroller -- saying if he was the kid, he would've jumped out and SLAPPED Russell in the face. The rapper appeared on "The Breakfast Club" and told Charlamagne tha God he's upset with his baby mama Ciara for allowing her..." July 16

  • Seahawks' Russell Wilson on deal: 'It'll all work out'

    NFL.com "And now, back to a high profile contract situation that isn't working out so well. Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, appearing at the ESPY Awards Wednesday night with girlfriend Ciara, was asked about the deal on the red carpet. He sounded confident. "It'll all work out," he said,..." July 16

  • Russell Wilson says God spoke to him, explained Super Bowl interception

    CBS Sports "Almost immediately after the Seahawks miraculously came back against the Packers in the NFC Championship Game to advance to this past season's Super Bowl, Russell Wilson credited God for "setting it up" and for making the moment "so rewarding, so special." Now, Wilson is also crediting God for..." July 07

  • Russell Wilson says he knew he'd date Ciara before ever meeting her

    USA Today "Russell Wilson sat down for a nearly hourlong Q&A at the The Rock Church in San Diego on Sunday and revealed some intimate aspects about his relationship with singer Ciara. Wilson discusses his faith throughout the 48 minute video, but starting at the 22:30 minute mark he talks about the..." July 07

  • Pursuit of big-money contract comes at a cost for Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

    Seattle Times "Russell Wilson always has been the Unassailable One, presented as the total package of athletic greatness, impeccable decorum and a never-ending reservoir of charm. The personal narrative is compelling — deemed too small to play quarterback yet persevering through adversity and skepticism by..." July 04

  • Russell Wilson would consider both football, baseball

    NFL.com "Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Thursday night and you'll never guess what he talked about. The underpaid signal-caller, who is reportedly looking to become the highest-paid player in the NFL, was questioned about what seems to be a very significant..." July 03

  • 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

    NFL.com "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?

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

    NFL.com "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

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