Russell Wilson

Quarterback

  • 2019 Salary Cap Charge: $26,286,766
  • % of 2019 Team Cap: 13.85%
  • 2019 Cash Payout: $70,000,000
  • % of 2019 Team Cash Spending: 33.39%
  • 2019 Cash to Cap Ratio: 2.66
  • Total Contract Value: $140,000,000
  • Annual Contract Value: $35,000,000
  • Position Ranking: 1/119 at QB
  • Fully Guaranteed Money: $70,000,000
  • Age: 30
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 206
  • College: Wisconsin
  • Accrued Seasons: 7
  • Entry: 2012 Draft, Round 3, #75 overall (Seahawks)
  • Year Signed: 2019
  • Contract Type: Extension
  • Free Agency: 2024 (UFA)

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$0$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$5,000,000$165,286,766
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Career Earnings: $139,340,123
Career APY: $19,905,732
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$65,000,00046.4%$0
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Seahawks7$139,340,123$19,905,732$66,053,3570.0%$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$0$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$29,282,000$231,340,123$231,340,123

Statistics

YearGames PlayedSnapsPassingRushingFumbles
OffenseSpecialComp/AttPctYardsTDINTSackedRatingAttYardsAvgTDTotalLost
20121696.4%0.0%252/39364.1%3118261033100.0944895.2463
20131696.1%0.0%257/40763.1%335726944101.2965395.61105
20141699.7%0.0%285/45263.1%34752074295.01188497.26110
20151697.2%0.0%329/48368.1%402434845110.11035535.4173
20161695.2%0.0%353/54664.7%421921114192.6722593.6182
20171699.5%0.0%321/52461.3%376232114094.7905506.13123
201816100.0%0.0%280/42765.6%344835751110.9673765.60102

Financial Reports

Yearly Cap Charge vs. Dead Money (pre-June 1 cut)
Positional Comparisons to League Average