After months of negotiations and speculation, the Seattle Seahawks have their franchise quarterback.

Just hours before training camp started (which was the deadline for the deal to get done), Russell Wilson and the team he has led to back to back Super Bowl appearances agreed to a huge contract of four years, and $87.6 million dollars. The yearly average of $21.9 million, will make Wilson the second highest paid QB in the NFL, second only to Green Bays' Aaron Rodgers at $22 million.

The primary delay centered around talks of how much guaranteed money and money up front the contract would offer. With the recent success of the Seahawks, Wilson's agent zeroed in on similar figures like those that Panthers QB Cam Newton received in his five year agreement earlier this offseason, and that’s exactly what they got.

Wilsons' contract includes a $31 million signing bonus, and $61.35 million of guaranteed money, which is right on par with Newton.

"Blessed to be w/ this organization for 4 more years! Can't wait to get on the field w/ the fellas!", Wilson tweeted after signing.

The Seahawks' third-round pick in 2012 out of Wisconsin, Wilson is without a doubt having one of the best starts to a young career in recent memory. Through three full NFL seasons, he has been to the post season 3 times, won a Super Bowl and if not for a miraculous play by Malcolm Butler, would have had back-to-back championships to his credit. He also ranks at the top of the league with 42 wins (including 6 in the post season). In that same span, he has also thrown 84 touchdown passes, and has an astronomical passer rating of 98.5, which is ranked second in the NFL.

Despite the good News of signing their franchise guy, the Seahawks might have a few problems in their near future. As it turns out, Russell Wilson isn't the only one who wants a payday.

Linebacker Bobby Wagner tweeted out "Can't Keep Everyone" after news broke on Wilson's deal. Wagner and the team have been in negotiations all off-season, but he was never first priority, and, after the deal today, it doesn't appear likely that the team will have enough money to re-sign him after this season, and he's not the only one.

Pro Bowl safety Kam Chancellor began his hold-out today, and did not show up when training camp opened on Friday. Chancellor, who is scheduled to make $4.55 million this season, has seen fellow Legion of Boom members Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas become two of the highest paid players at their respective positions this off-season, and now he feels like it's his turn.

Despite all the contract issues, one thing is certain: Seattle has its franchise quarterback for four more years, and Wilson(who will be 30 at the end of this deal), is on schedule for another big payout in 2020.

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