Contracts Hanging Over Seahawks More Than Super Bowl Loss

CBS Seattle

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Forget about the Seattle Seahawks suffering from a “Super Hangover” after what happened in February.

The events of the closing seconds in the Super Bowl became a secondary story line for the Seahawks this offseason, replaced by the ongoing questions about quarterback Russell Wilson’s long-term future in Seattle.

It was expected that Wilson would sign a contract extension that would keep him in a Seahawks uniform for years, make him one of the top paid quarterbacks in the NFL, and be structured in a way to help Seattle remain competitive through the life of the deal.

Except that didn’t happen. Wilson is about to start training camp under the final year of his rookie contract, making $1.5 million with no guarantee beyond this season. It’s created an air of uncertainty around a franchise that’s been solid — until now — locking up key pieces for the…

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