Seahawks have tons of money tied up in ten players according to SI.com’s Peter King. Today in the MMQB, King posted this chart in this morning’s post.
The Seattle Seahawks will soon find out if it’s possible to stay great with the game’s ultimate salary star system. They now have 10 cornerstone players signed at least through the end of the 2017 season.
Player Position Ave. salary per year Last year of contract Russell Wilson QB $17.82m 2019 Richard Sherman CB $14.0m 2018 Marshawn Lynch RB $10.8m 2017 Bobby Wagner LB $10.75m 2019 Earl Thomas FS $10.0m 2018 Jimmy Graham TE $9.0m 2017 Cliff Avril DE $7.13m 2018 Michael Bennett DE $7.13m 2017 Kam Chancellor SS $7.0m 2017 K.J. Wright LB $6.75m 2018
Per year, Seattle’s outlay for the 10 players: $97.38 million.