Russell Wilson

Pittsburgh Steelers, Quarterback
Age: 35-239d (Nov 29, 1988)
Exp: 13 Years
Country: US
College: Wisconsin
Drafted: Round 3 (#75 overall), 2012
Agent(s): Mark Rodgers
2024 Cap Hit

$1,210,000

2024 Cash

$40,210,000

Career Earnings

$266,362,520

2024-2024 Free Agent (CURRENT)

Russell Wilson signed a 1 year , $1,210,000 contract with the Pittsburgh Steelers, including an average annual salary of $1,210,000. In 2024, Wilson will earn a base salary of $1,210,000, while carrying a cap hit of $1,210,000.
Contract Terms:
1 yr(s) / $1,210,000
Average Salary:
$1,210,000
Signing Bonus:
N/A
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
Free Agent:
2025 / UFA
Year Age Cap HitAnnual Cap % League Cap Cash Annual Cash Cumulative Dead Cap Annual
2024 36 $1,210,000 0.47% $1,210,000 $1,210,000 -
2025 37
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cap Hit Cap % League Cap Dead Cap
2024 36 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 0.47% -
2025 37
UFA
Year Age Base P5 Salary Cash Total Cash Cumulative AYC Cumulative AYC Remaining
2024 36 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000 $1,210,000
Contract Notes

  • Full No-Trade Clause

Source: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

2022-2028 Extension

Russell Wilson signed a 5 year , $242,588,236 contract with the Denver Broncos, including $50,000,000 signing bonus, $161,000,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $48,517,647. In 2024, Wilson will earn a base salary of $39,000,000, while carrying a cap hit of $53,000,000 and a dead cap value of $107,000,000.
Contract Terms:
5 yr(s) / $242,588,236
Average Salary:
$48,517,647
Signing Bonus:
$50,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$124,000,000
Total GTD:
$161,000,000
Free Agent:
2029 / UFA
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2019-2023 Extension

Russell Wilson signed a 4 year, $140M new money extension with the Seattle Seahawks on April 15, 2019 that included a $65M signing bonus, $107M of total guarantees, and an average annual salary of $35M. At the time of signing this deal was the highest average paid contract, most total guarantees, and biggest signing bonus in NFL history.

Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $140,000,000
Average Salary:
$35,000,000
Signing Bonus:
$65,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$70,000,000
Total GTD:
$107,000,000
Free Agent:
2024 / UFA
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2015-2019

Russell Wilson signed a 4 year , $87,600,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $31,000,000 signing bonus, $61,542,000 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $21,900,000.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $87,600,000
Average Salary:
$21,900,000
Signing Bonus:
$31,000,000
GTD at Sign:
$31,700,000
Total GTD:
$61,542,000
Free Agent:
2020 / UFA
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2012-2015 Rookie

Russell Wilson signed a 4 year , $2,996,702 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including $619,400 signing bonus, $2,996,774 guaranteed, and an average annual salary of $749,176.
Contract Terms:
4 yr(s) / $2,996,702
Average Salary:
$749,176
Signing Bonus:
$619,400
GTD at Sign:
Total GTD:
$2,996,774
Free Agent:
2016 / UFA
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Career Earnings thru 2024

$266,362,520

Career Earnings w/ Different Teams

2 teams

Earnings Per Year

Year Age Team(s) Status Cash Total Cash Cumulative Awards
2012 24
Active
$1,009,400
$1,009,400
2013 25
Active
$526,217
$1,535,617
Champion
2014 26
Active
$662,434
$2,198,051
2015 27
Active
$31,722,469
$33,920,520
2016 28
Active
$12,342,000
$46,262,520
2017 29
Active
$12,600,000
$58,862,520
2018 30
Active
$15,500,000
$74,362,520
2019 31
Active
$35,000,000
$109,362,520
2020 32
Active
$53,000,000
$162,362,520
2021 33
Active
$19,000,000
$181,362,520
2022 34
Active
$57,000,000
$238,362,520
2023 35
Active
$28,000,000
$266,362,520
Total      
$266,362,520
$266,362,520
2024 36
Retained
Active
$39,000,000
$1,210,000
Total
$306,572,520
Year Team(s) Age Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Workout Incentives Cash Total Cash Cumulative
2012
24
$390,000
$619,400
$1,009,400
$1,009,400
2013
25
$526,217
$526,217
$1,535,617
2014
26
$662,434
$662,434
$2,198,051
2015
27
$700,000
$31,000,000
$22,469
$31,722,469
$33,920,520
2016
28
$12,342,000
$12,342,000
$46,262,520
2017
29
$6,340,000
$6,260,000
$12,600,000
$58,862,520
2018
30
$15,500,000
$15,500,000
$74,362,520
2019
31
$5,000,000
$30,000,000
$35,000,000
$109,362,520
2020
32
$18,000,000
$35,000,000
$53,000,000
$162,362,520
2021
33
$19,000,000
$19,000,000
$181,362,520
2022
34
$2,000,000
$50,000,000
$5,000,000
$57,000,000
$238,362,520
2023
35
$8,000,000
$20,000,000
$28,000,000
$266,362,520
Total
$88,460,651
$146,619,400
$6,260,000
$5,000,000
$20,000,000
$22,469
$266,362,520
$266,362,520
2024
36
$39,000,000
$1,210,000
$39,000,000
$1,210,000
Total
$128,670,651
$146,619,400
$6,260,000
$5,000,000
$20,000,000
$22,469
$306,572,520

Earnings Per Team

Years Team Base Signing Roster Restructure Option Incentives Cash Cumulative
10 $78,460,651 $96,619,400 - $6,260,000 - $22,469 $181,362,520
2 $10,000,000 $50,000,000 $5,000,000 - - - $85,000,000

Injuries

Year Weeks Reason
2021 SEA 6 - 9 Finger
  • Mar 13, 2024 Signed a 1 year $1.21 million contract with Pittsburgh (PIT)
  • Mar 13, 2024 Designated a Post June 1st release by Denver (DEN)
  • Sep 01, 2022 Signed a 5 year $242.5 million contract extension with Denver (DEN)
  • Mar 16, 2022 Traded to Denver (DEN) from Seattle (SEA) with 2022 4th round pick (#116 Eyioma Uwazurike) for Drew Lock, Noah Fant, Shelby Harris, 2023 1st round pick (#5 Devon Witherspoon), 2022 1st round pick (#9 Charles Cross), 2023 2nd round pick (#37 Derick Hall), 2022 2nd round pick (#40 Boye Mafe) and 2022 5th round pick (#145 - traded)
  • Apr 16, 2019 Signed a 4 year $140 million contract extension with Seattle (SEA)
  • Oct 31, 2017 Converted $6.26M of his 2017 salary into bonus, clearing $4.17M in cap space with Seattle (SEA)
  • Jul 31, 2015 Signed a 4 year $87.6 million extension with Seattle (SEA)
  • May 07, 2012 Signed a 4 year $2.99 million contract with Seattle (SEA)
  • Apr 27, 2012 Drafted by Seattle (SEA): Round 3 (#75 overall)
Year Team GP GS Snaps Snaps% Pass Attempts Pass Completions Pass Completion % Pass Yards Pass Yards/Gm Pass Touchdowns Pass Interceptions Pass Rating Rush Attempts Rush Yards Rush Touchdowns Fum
2023 DEN 15 15 938 92.80 447 297 66.4 3,070 204.7 26 8 98.00 80 341 3 10
2022 DEN 15 15 961 84.60 483 292 60.5 3,524 234.9 16 11 84.42 55 277 3 6
2021 SEA 14 14 788 96.90 400 259 64.8 3,113 222.4 25 6 103.05 43 183 2 6
2020 SEA 16 15 1,047 98.30 558 384 68.8 4,212 263.3 40 13 105.07 83 513 2 7
2019 SEA 16 16 1,124 100.00 516 341 66.1 4,110 256.9 31 5 106.33 75 342 3 7
2018 SEA 16 16 1,068 100.00 427 280 65.6 3,448 215.5 35 7 110.87 67 376 0 10
2017 SEA 16 16 1,063 99.50 553 339 61.3 3,983 248.9 34 11 95.39 95 586 3 14
2016 SEA 16 16 1,008 94.80 546 353 64.7 4,219 263.7 21 11 92.58 72 259 1 8
2015 SEA 16 16 1,053 97.20 483 329 68.1 4,024 251.5 34 8 110.12 103 553 1 7
2014 SEA 16 16 1,054 99.70 452 285 63.1 3,475 217.2 20 7 94.96 118 849 6 10
2013 SEA 16 16 973 96.10 407 257 63.1 3,357 209.8 26 9 101.15 96 539 1 10
2012 SEA 16 16 979 96.40 393 252 64.1 3,118 194.9 26 10 100.03 94 489 4 6
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