Doug Baldwin, Seahawks Agree to New Contract: Details, Reaction

June 28, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Following his breakout 2015 season, wide receiver Doug Baldwin has a lucrative new contract with the Seattle Seahawks. 
Gee Scott of ESPN 710 in Seattle first reported Tuesday that Baldwin agreed to a new deal. ESPN's Adam Caplan added the four-year extension is worth $46 million and "just north" of $24 million guaranteed. 

Dan Graziano of ESPN, via his colleague Sheil Kapadia, reported Baldwin's deal includes $12 million guaranteed at signing with $12.25 million guaranteed for injury, with $7.75 million fully guaranteed in February 2017. An additional $4.5 million is guaranteed the year after.
Baldwin released a statement Tuesday, via Facebook regarding the deal: 
Man... It took me a while to put my thoughts together but here it goes:

It was 2011. I was sitting by myself at a small Mexican restaurant across the street from the Stanford campus. The draft had just ended and my name wasn't called. I sat in my chair unable to move as...

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