Russell Wilson on Seahawks contract: “I believe it’s going to work out. I want to be here for a long time.”
Russell Wilson says he hopes to sign a new contract that will keep him with the Seahawks for “a long time.” He says nothing has discouraged him from believing that will happen.
The agent for the two-time Super Bowl quarterback said last week he is “optimistic” he can get that deal done.
Seahawks general manager John Schneider, the man heading the negotiations, has said how much the franchise wants Wilson for the long term.
Coach Pete Carroll went even longer-term last month, saying: “We are so excited about getting Russell (an extension) and …