-----Russell Wilson’s contract standoff with the Seahawks could change NFL rosters forever
By: Steven Ruiz | April 15, 2019 11:38 am
We’re almost 100 years into the NFL being a thing and we still can’t come to an agreement on the proper way to build a roster. However, there is one tenet every general manager in the league can agree on: Finding a franchise quarterback is paramount — and when you find one, you hold onto him for dear life.
The Seahawks’ belief in that concept is being tested. Russell Wilson, who is entering the final year of a contract he signed in 2015, has given the team a deadline to get a new deal done and that day has come. And, according to NBC Sports Peter King, this isn’t a deadline for just the 2019 season: