Russell Wilson

Quarterback

  • 2020 Salary Cap Charge: $31,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cap: 15.26%
  • 2020 Cash Payout: $18,000,000
  • % of 2020 Team Cash Spending: 15.56%
  • 2020 Cash to Cap Ratio: 0.58
  • Total Contract Value: $140,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $35,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/118 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $70,000,000
  • Age: 31
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 206
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Accrued Seasons: 8
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 3, #75 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2019 (Extension)
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)
  • 2019 OTC Valuation: $29,249,000

Contract Notes

Russell Wilson signed a four year contract extension with the Seahawks  worth $140 million on April 17, 2019. Wilson's contract has $107 million in guarantees, of which $70 million is fully guaranteed at signing. The full guarantee is made up of Wilson's $65 million signing bonus and a $5 million base salary in 2019. His 2020 and 2021 salaries are both guaranteed for injury and will become fully guaranteed if on the roster on the 5th day following the Super Bowl of that respective year. If on the roster on the 5th day of the 2022 and 2023 league year he will earn a $5 million roster bonus. Wilson's salary cap charge in 2019 increased by $1 million due to the new contract.

Current Contract

(📝: indicates contract trigger occuring during that year)
YearAgeBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %
Dead Money & Cap Savings
201931$5,000,000$21,286,766$0$5,000,000$26,286,76614.0%
2020 📝
February 7: $18 million base salary becomes fully guaranteed
32$18,000,000$13,000,000$0$18,000,000$31,000,00015.5%
2021 📝
February 12: $19 million base salary becomes fully guaranteed
33$19,000,000$13,000,000$0$0$32,000,000--
2022 📝
March 17: $5 million roster bonus due
34$19,000,000$13,000,000$5,000,000$0$37,000,000--
2023 📝
March 17: $5 million roster bonus due
35$21,000,000$13,000,000$5,000,000$0$39,000,000--
Total$82,000,000$73,286,766$10,000,000$23,000,000$165,286,766
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Career Earnings: $144,340,123
Career APY: $18,042,515
Potential Earnings: $231,340,123
Total Guarantees: $102,319,472
Largest Cash Payment: $70,000,000 (2019)
Largest Cap Hit: $39,000,000 (2023)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
SeahawksDraftedRenegotiated20124$2,996,774$749,194$619,472$2,198,12373.3%$732,708
SeahawksExtensionRenegotiated20154$87,600,000$21,900,000$31,700,000$72,142,00082.4%$18,035,500
SeahawksExtensionActive20194$140,000,000$35,000,000$70,000,000$70,000,00050.0%$70,000,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks8$144,340,123$18,042,515$92,340,1230.0%$00.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
2012Seahawks$390,000$154,868$0$0$544,8680.5%$1,009,472
2013Seahawks$526,217$154,868$0$0$681,0850.6%$526,217
2014Seahawks$662,434$154,868$0$0$817,3020.6%$662,434
2015Seahawks$700,000$6,354,868$0$700,000$7,054,8684.9%$31,700,000
2016Seahawks$12,342,000$6,200,000$0$12,342,000$18,542,00011.9%$12,342,000
2017Seahawks$775,000$8,286,764$0$6,340,000$14,626,4708.8%$12,600,000
2018Seahawks$15,500,000$8,286,764$0$4,900,000$23,786,76413.4%$15,500,000
2019Seahawks$5,000,000$21,286,766$0$5,000,000$26,286,76614.0%$70,000,000
2020Seahawks$18,000,000$13,000,000$0$18,000,000$31,000,00015.5%$18,000,000
2021Seahawks$19,000,000$13,000,000$0$0$32,000,000--$19,000,000
2022Seahawks$19,000,000$13,000,000$5,000,000$0$37,000,000--$24,000,000
2023Seahawks$21,000,000$13,000,000$5,000,000$0$39,000,000--$26,000,000
Total$112,895,651$102,879,766$10,000,000$47,282,000$231,340,123$231,340,123

Statistics

YearGames PlayedGames MissedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
InjuredHealthyOffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
201216----96.4%0.0%252/39364.1%3118261033100.0944895.2463
2013160096.1%0.0%257/40763.1%335726944101.2965395.61105
2014160099.7%0.0%285/45263.1%34752074295.01188497.26110
2015160097.2%0.0%329/48368.1%402434845110.11035535.4173
2016160095.2%0.0%353/54664.7%421921114192.6722593.6182
2017160099.5%0.0%321/52461.3%376232114094.7905506.13123
20181600100.0%0.0%280/42765.6%344835751110.9673765.60102
20191600100.0%0.0%341/51666.1%411031548106.3753424.6372

Valuation Diamond

The diamond is a scatterplot graph that visualizes the relation of the player's APY (in green) and performance (in blue, as measured by OTC's Valuations) to the rest of the league at his position. To understand how to read the diamond, read this explainer.

OTC ValuationAPY
Regular$29,249,000$35,000,000
Injury Adjusted$29,249,000$35,000,000
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OTC Valuation $4.9M $9.7M $14.6M $19.5M $24.4M APY $5.8M $11.7M $17.5M $23.3M $29.2M $20,316,000 $21,000,000

Weekly Valuation Trends

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