DENVER (KDVR) — Russell Wilson has not even played a snap in a regular-season Denver Broncos game and he just got a massive five-year, $245 million contract extension, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Schefter said the extension includes $165 million guaranteed.
Wilson will now be in Denver for seven years and make $296 million, Schefter said.
“Russell Wilson is a nine-time Pro-Bowl QB, a Super-Bowl champion, the winningest QB in his first 10 years in NFL history — and now the highest-paid Broncos player in history before he even takes a snap for the franchise,” Schefter said. “And so only three weeks into their tenure, Greg Penner and the Walton-Penner ownership team, hammer out their first new contract. And it’s the richest deal in franchise history to secure their franchise quarterback for the next seven years.”
The Broncos made a blockbuster trade with the Seahawks in March to bring Wilson to Denver.
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Source: Rocky Mountain News