Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright's base salary of $3.75 million became fully guaranteed Saturday, according to CBSSports.com's Joel Corry. Wright signed contract extension in December to remain in Seattle through 2018, when he will earn a $7.2 million base salary. In his first four seasons with the Seahawks, Wright has totaled 350 tackles with 6 1/2 sacks and one interception.
Seahawks linebacker K.J. Wright is dealing with a dislocated finger. Wright wound up leaving the game with a hand injury, but the team never announced an official injury during the contest. It was announced after the game that he dislocated his finger.
The Seahawks have assured that outside linebacker K.J. Wright will be sticking around for a while by signing him to a four-year contract extension worth $27 million, per NFL.com insider Ian Rapoport. Wright has served as a starter since his rookie season. He has contributed to 96 tackles this season and has two sacks.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said linebacker Bobby Wagner will be out a few weeks due to a turf toe injury. K.J. Wright will move over to middle linebacker while Wagner is sidelined.
Two Seahawks standouts were red-lighted from Friday practice, but are considered probable for the Super Bowl. Wide receiver Doug Baldwin (hip) and featured back Marshawn Lynch (knee) were both held out. Also out were cornerback Byron Maxwell (neck) and linebacker K.J. Wright (foot) Defensive tackle Brandon Mebane (ankle) was limited.