What You Need to Know: Russell Wilson

Watch: Seahawks' Russell Wilson surprises his mom with new house on Mother's Day

Fresh off becoming the highest paid player in NFL history, Seahawks’ quarterback Russell Wilson gave his mom a new house on Mother’s Day

Alongside his wife, Ciara, Wilson surprised his mom, Tammy Wilson, with the house and shared the moment on his Instagram account.

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“All these years you have never asked me for anything… only thing you ever wanted is for me to LOVE. Well thanks for loving us the way you do,” he captioned the post. “This ones for you. I love you momma. #HappyMothersDay #GodIsGood 🏡,” Wilson posted on Instagram.

Ciara commented on the post, “What a beautiful day and moments. Tears of Joy! The perfect Mother’s Day. God you’re a good good father.”

In April, Wilson and the Seahawks agreed to a four-year contract extension worth $140 million, with a $65 million signing bonus. 

Wilson, 30, has started every game of his seven-year career for the Seahawks after being drafted in the third round of the 2012 NFL draft.

In 2013, Wilson led the Seahawks to their first Super Bowl victory in franchise history with a 43-8 win over the Denver Broncos. 

In 112 regular season games, Wilson has passed for 196 touchdowns and 63 interceptions and has added another 3,651 yards and 16 touchdowns rushing. 

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