Russell Wilson: Will still get paid| Dead Cap| Net Worth 2024


On Monday, reports claimed that the Denver Broncos had informed quarterback Russell Wilson that he will be released next week. Today we will discuss about Russell Wilson: Will still get paid| Dead Cap| Net Worth 2024.

Russell Wilson: Will still get paid| Dead Cap| Net Worth 2024

Russell Carrington Wilson (born November 29, 1988)  is an American football quarterback for the Denver Broncos of the National Football League (NFL). He previously played his first 10 seasons for the Seattle Seahawks. Wilson has been regarded as one of the greatest dual-threat quarterbacks of all time.

No. 3 – Denver Broncos
Position: Quarterback
Personal information
Born: November 29, 1988 (age 35)
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.
Height: 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Weight: 215 lb (98 kg)
Career information
High school: Collegiate School
(Richmond, Virginia)
  • NC State (2007–2010)
  • Wisconsin (2011)
NFL draft: 2012 / Round: 3 / Pick: 75
Career history
  • Seattle Seahawks (2012–2021)
  • Denver Broncos (2022–present)
Roster status: Active
Career highlights and awards
  • Super Bowl champion (XLVIII)
  • Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year (2020)
  • Second-team All-Pro (2019)
  • 9× Pro Bowl (2012–2015, 2017–2021)
  • NFL passer rating leader (2015)
  • NFL passing touchdowns leader (2017)
  • Bart Starr Award (2022)
  • Griese–Brees Quarterback of the Year (2011)
  • First-team All-Big Ten (2011)
  • ACC Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • ACC Offensive Rookie of the Year (2008)
  • First-team All-ACC (2008)
  • Second-team All-ACC (2010)
  • NC State Wolfpack jersey No. 16 honored

Will still get paid

Russell Wilson: Will still get paid| Dead Cap| Net Worth 2024

Nearly two years after he was traded to the Broncos, Denver announced Monday that the team plans to release the quarterback from his five-year, $242 million contract signed with Wilson before the 2022 NFL season. Now, the Broncos will pay Wilson a guaranteed salary of $39 million for 2024.

Dead Cap

The Denver Broncos have informed nine-time Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson that they plan to release him, a move that ends two up and down seasons with the team.

“We spoke with Russell Wilson [Monday] to inform him of his release following the start of the league year [March 13, 4 p.m. ET],” coach Sean Payton and general manager George Payton said in a joint statement. “On behalf of the Broncos, we thank Russell for his contributions and dedication to our team and community and wish him all the best as he continues his career. As we move forward, we look forward to the 2024 season “We are focused on building the strongest team we can and beyond. We are excited to improve this offseason and will have the flexibility to get better through the draft and free agency.”

Net Worth 2024

According to various sources, star quarterback Russell Wilson has a net worth of $165 million in 2024. He was ranked by Forbes as the 46th highest-paid athlete in the world in 2022. The majority of his net worth comes from his NFL earnings, which already add up to $238 million in salary alone.