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December 21, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Seahawks Sunday links and notes: Details emerge on contracts for Wright and Avril, and more

Seattle Times photo/John Lok

Seattle Times photo/John Lok

The contract details for Cliff Avril and K.J. Wright have been revealed this morning via Joel Corry, a former agent who now writes for CBSSports.com.

According to Corry, Wright (above) got a $5 million signing bonus and will have base salaries from 2015-18 of $3.75 million, $5.2 million, $5.8 million and $7.2 million. His contract includes $16 million guaranteed.

Avril also got $16 million guaranteed on a four-year deal including a $2.5 million signing bonus. He has yearly base salaries from 2015-18 of: $7.5 million, $4.5 million. $6 million and $7 million and also has $500,000 roster bonus each of the last two seasons.

As for the salary cap numbers, Wright’s are: $4.75 million, $6.25, $6.8 and $8.2. Avril’s are: $8 million, $6.5, $5.5 and $8.

He concluded that: “Seattle should have $18.77M of ’15 cap space (with a $142M salary cap & top 51 counting) after Cliff Avril & K.J. Wright’s new deals.”

So is it still possible for Seattle to extend Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner? Corry says yes, thinking the Seahawks could structure a deal for Wilson similar to the way they did Richard Sherman’s and have the cap hit be about $7.5 million or so for 2015, leaving enough room to get something done for both.

Corry wrote that in this breakdown he authored earlier this week of seven teams that should have a lot of money to spend this off-season (it was written before the Avril and Wright deals but still gives a good sense of Seattle’s overall position).

Finally, interesting stat from Gil Brandt:

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