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As a Seahawks fan, I cannot understand this extension. He is an above average QB. Granted, he does make big plays but those plays don't justify making near what Rodgers makes. With Chancellor holding out, this deal makes even less sense. The secondary won't ever be bad as long as Thomas and Sherman are back there but the other CB and safety position may become a revolving door.

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Quarterback continues to be the most important NFL position, especially now that there are like ten good ones in the league.

Teams are saving on RBs these days (with the exception of Seattle, natch), so they have even more to throw at QBs.

This day was coming for Seattle. They had three good years of minimum wage Russell Wilson and they made the most out of them. Now they enter the next phase of seeing whether they can continue to luck out in the draft and get guys in their primes for not much. Given the money they've thrown out for Sherman, Thomas, Wilson, and soon for Wagner and Chancellor, things may change.

On the other hand, they made two Super Bowls without a receiving corps, so I guess anything is possible.

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Russell Wilson extension $87.6 mil. Just shy of highest paid, averaging $21.9m yearly behind only Rodgers` $22m.

Wilson of course says it`s nothing to do with him, he just wanted the next QB`s to have a higher base to start from negotiations.

There goes the Seahawks hopes of being a dynasty. RW is good but not 2nd highest payed player in the league good. And the higher base to start for negation thing is crap, franchise qb salaries have been consistently in the 20 million dollar range for over 5 years now, this deal doesn't change that.

Miami signed Suh and gave Ryan Tannehilla 6 year, $96 million extension, with $21.5 million guaranteed and you said nothing and Wilson has made the playoffs every year and the Super Bowl twice.

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Russell Wilson extension $87.6 mil. Just shy of highest paid, averaging $21.9m yearly behind only Rodgers` $22m.

Wilson of course says it`s nothing to do with him, he just wanted the next QB`s to have a higher base to start from negotiations.

There goes the Seahawks hopes of being a dynasty. RW is good but not 2nd highest payed player in the league good. And the higher base to start for negation thing is crap, franchise qb salaries have been consistently in the 20 million dollar range for over 5 years now, this deal doesn't change that.

Miami signed Suh and gave Ryan Tannehilla 6 year, $96 million extension, with $21.5 million guaranteed and you said nothing and Wilson has made the playoffs every year and the Super Bowl twice.

I think that's stupid too, probably more stupid really. The only difference is the Dolphins were never going to even make the playoffs before and those deals don't change it.

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As a Seahawks fan, I cannot understand this extension. He is an above average QB. Granted, he does make big plays but those plays don't justify making near what Rodgers makes. With Chancellor holding out, this deal makes even less sense. The secondary won't ever be bad as long as Thomas and Sherman are back there but the other CB and safety position may become a revolving door.

Allow me to be devil's advocate here...

Wilson has lead Seattle to three playoff trips, two Super Bowls and one championship in the three years as the starter. He has more then justified the need to give him a big time pay raise. It's either this or risk the chance of either slapping a franchise tag on him or, worst, he leaves town and takes his talents elsewhere. Same with Chancellor... getting him the money now saves the potential headache down the road.

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Hawks are kind of in a catch 22 here. There is absolutely no way that Russell Wilson should be paid nearly as much as the top QBs in the league. He's nowhere near that elite category that Brady, Luck, Manning, and Rodgers are. But at the same time, they pretty much have to pay him that due to his track record.

Wilson is pretty much the ultimate definition of being thrust into the perfect situation. Most NFL caliber quarterbacks should be able to thrive in a situation as good as he has it in Seattle. But despite that, he STILL made the most out of it and capitalized when he needed to.

It's a deal that I can't see the Seahawks NOT regretting. But, they won two conference titles and a Super Bowl while paying him like a substitute teacher, so it all balances out.

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Hawks are kind of in a catch 22 here. There is absolutely no way that Russell Wilson should be paid nearly as much as the top QBs in the league. He's nowhere near that elite category that Brady, Luck, Manning, and Rodgers are. But at the same time, they pretty much have to pay him that due to his track record.

Wilson is pretty much the ultimate definition of being thrust into the perfect situation. Most NFL caliber quarterbacks should be able to thrive in a situation as good as he has it in Seattle. But despite that, he STILL made the most out of it and capitalized when he needed to.

It's a deal that I can't see the Seahawks NOT regretting. But, they won two conference titles and a Super Bowl while paying him like a substitute teacher, so it all balances out.

The NFL is still and will remain for at least a decade as a league which wants a QB under center who can make audibles on his own and not looking at a posterboard on the sideline.

As long as HS and college football continues to have a deficit of players who are able to do that, those who can do that from Day 1 remain valuable and those who the NFL thinks can (Mariotta) will also have value.

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Jameis Winston has been named the starting QB for the Buccaneers. Should we really be surprised?

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Usa today predicts the Bears to be the worst team this season

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Usa today predicts the Bears to be the worst team this season

Worse than the Redskins or Browns? Lol no.

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Usa today predicts the Bears to be the worst team this season

Well, their division might well flush them down the toilet 0-6 yes?

vs AFC + NFC Wests, TB, + WAS...

5-6 wins at the most?

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Usa today predicts the Bears to be the worst team this season

Worse than the Redskins or Browns? Lol no.

Browns will be bad, but won't be the worst team. If I could predict the 3 worst teams next year it would be Bears, 49ers and Redskins

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49ers look like a trainwreck

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Three worst teams this year:

1. 49ers

2. 49ers

3. 49ers

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Three worst teams this year:

1. 49ers

2. 49ers

3. 49ers

4.49ers

But really------the niners and redskins will be the worst teams.

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