As first reported by Brian McIntyre, Seattle Seahawks starting linebacker David Hawthorne signed a one-year extension with the team.
The Seahawks confirmed the deal this evening. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to contract numbers first reported by McIntyre, Hawthorne’s deal is worth $1.38 million, and includes a $350,000 signing bonus along with an increase of his $470,000 base salary as an exclusive rights free agent to $696,667 for the final six weeks of the regular season.
Hawthorne also is set to make $900,000 in base salary in 2011, along with $50,000 in per game roster bonuses
The 25-year-old linebacker was an exclusive right free agent this past offseason, and tendered by Seattle, making the league minimum of $470,000 based on his two accrued years in the league.