“They wrote me off. I ain’t write back though,” Geno Smith said after a Week 1 win.
Fast forward months later and now he will be writing back, but it will be for his huge new deal. Jordan Schultz reported that the Seahawks and QB Geno Smith are finalizing a three-year extension worth $105 million that includes $52 million in the first year.
For his stellar play during the 2022 season, Smith won Comeback Player of the Year.
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The former second-round pick of the Jets back in 2013 had the best year of his career last season as he played in all 17 games after the team traded away Russell Wilson last offseason.
He completed 69.8 percent of his passes for 4,282 yards, 30 touchdowns, and 11 interceptions. He also rushed for 366 yards and a touchdown.
The Seahawks hold the No. 5 overall pick in the draft thanks to a trade that sent Wilson to the Broncos. The team has a chance to get even better after they qualified for the playoffs last year.WANT MORE FROM TOTALPROSPORTS? FOLLOW US ON GOOGLE NEWS.