Russell Wilson The bag did not get stuck.
The Denver Broncos quarterback has reportedly been awarded a five-year, $245 million contract extension that includes $165 million in guaranteed money, sources told ESPN. This means that the NFL player will remain with the Broncos until the 2028 season.
Wilson was traded from the Seattle Seahawks to the Broncos in March, where the average salary has been $24 million this season, per ESPN. According to ESPN, he is expected to make $27 million in 2023 before the extension adds extra digits to his salary, bringing his salary to $49 million annually.
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ESPN reports that this is the third most expensive deal in NFL history in terms of guaranteed money, meaning Wilson will earn a full $165 million regardless of skill drop or injury.
Although the Broncos is currently experiencing a change of ownership, the new owner and CEO of the franchise Greg Benner He said last month that adding Wilson to the team made the leadership “more enthusiastic,” according to Athletic.