The only we didn’t know as it pertained to quarterback Russell Wilson and his eventual re-signing with the Seahawks was the dollar amount.

We all knew quarterback and one time Super Bowl Champion Russell Wilson wasn’t going anywhere. He’s already established himself in the city of Seattle as a fan favorite and a champion.

The only thing we didn’t know is exactly how much the two-time Pro Bowler would receive for his services up to this point in the NFL.

Now we know.

According to Peter King of Monday Morning Quarterback, Wilson and the defending NFC Champions have agreed to a 4-year, $87.6 million extension.

Including 2015 (the last year of his current rookie deal), Wilson will now be in Seattle for the next five seasons. The deal includes a pretty neat $31 million signing bonus and approximately $60 guaranteed.

For those who might think this deal is a bit too much, consider what Colin Kaepernick and Cam Newton recently received by way of extensions recently (Kaepernick 6-year, $126 million with $61 guaranteed; Newton $104 million).

Nobody can deny Wilson’s winning attributes:

Furthermore, there’s already been some pretty interesting reaction to the announcement of the deal.

Seahawks hard-hitting safety Kam Chancellor took time out to congratulate his teammate:

Keep in mind that there are smatterings that Chancellor will not report to camp due to his frustrations with his contract.

The big reaction came from middle linebacker Bobby Wagner. Wagner is another guy playing on the last year of his very cheap rookie deal. Due to the Seahawks salary cap crunch, perhaps he already sees the handwriting on the wall:

Those three words have already produced 1.5K retweets and multiple headlines world-wide.

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