Seahawks, Jamal Adams agree to four-year, $70M deal; Pro Bowler becomes NFL's highest-paid safety

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NFL gamers are earning money, and lots of are breaking league records with their offseason offers. 

On Tuesday, Seahawks Pro Bowl security Jamal Adams signed a record four-year, $70 million handle Seattle, making him the highest-paid security in the league.

Last year, Patrick Mahomes dismissed Russell Wilson as the highest-paid quarterback — and gamer — in the league with a brand-new agreement from the Kansas City Chiefs. The 10-year offer worth approximately $503 million with rewards is the greatest handle sports history and the very first finalizing over half a billion dollars and heading into this year he stays the highest-paid at his position.

San Francisco 49ers tight end and safeguarding NFC champ George Kittle ended up being the highest-paid gamer in his position after a five-year extension worth $75 million.

Another gamer seeing dollar indications last season was Christian McCaffrey, who signed a four-year, $64 million agreement extension with the Carolina Panthers and is taking house approximately $16 million a year, with $38 million ensured. The double hazard stays the highest-paid running back. 

Here is a total breakdown of the highest-paid gamers by position by typical income in the NFL:


  • Patrick Mahomes, Kansas City Chiefs
  • Average yearly income: $45 million
  • Guaranteed: $141.428 million

Running back

  • Christian McCaffrey, Carolina Panthers
  • Average yearly income: $16 million
  • Guaranteed: $38 million

Wide receiver

Tight end

  • George Kittle, San Francisco 49ers
  • Average yearly income: $15 million
  • Guaranteed: $40 million

Offensive lineman

  • Trent Williams, San Francisco 49ers
  • Average yearly income: $23 million
  • Guaranteed: $55 million

Defensive lineman





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