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The Seattle Seahawks have reportedly made their final contract offer to Jamal Adams and are ‘not budge’ on the agreement.

The Seattle Seahawks are gearing up for the start of the 2021 NFL season, and if Jamal Adams rejects the team’s newest contract offer, a standoff between the two parties might extend until next offseason.
Seattle paid a high price for Adams in 2020, sending two first-round picks to the New York Jets in exchange for the All-Pro safety.
Adams had a strong first season with the organization, and the two sides wanted to sign a long-term contract before the end of his contract year.
But, the two parties’ talks have come to a halt.
The front office of Seattle already thought it had overspent its budget, but the star defense was not thrilled with the proposals.
With the start of Week 1 approaching, things may be reaching a tipping point.
According to Adam Jude and Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times, the Seahawks have made their last offers to Adams.
If he doesn’t accept, the team won’t move any further. It’s worth noting that Adams hasn’t declared he won’t play until a new contract is signed.
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Seattle knew going into the talks that one of the finest players in the league had clout with the team.
When a team trades multiple first-round picks for a star on the verge of a new contract, the star gains negotiating leverage.
According to reports, the Seahawks are willing to offer him the highest-paid safety in the league.
Adams could make $17.5 million each season in annual compensation over four seasons, with $38 million guaranteed, according to the team’s final offer.
There’s a reason Seattle isn’t willing to raise its offer, according to reports.
Bobby Wagner, the team’s heart and a long-time leader in the locker room, is paid $18 million every season.
Seattle does not want Wagner to earn less than Adams, according to Jude and Condotta.
According to the Seattle Times, Russell Wilson is willing to change his contract in order to give Adams greater flexibility in negotiating a new contract.
In addition, Seattle is reportedly delaying meaningful talks with left tackle Duane Brown until Adams’ situation is resolved.
The franchise tag is in Seattle’s back pocket.
Adams, a top free agent in 2022, is expected to receive the exclusive franchise tag for $12.4 million.
If the two sides can’t come to an agreement on a long-term contract, he’ll be eligible for the tag again, which will cost around $15 million.
But, this creates a larger schism between this franchise and one of its most important actors.
Given Wilson’s offseason controversy and Brown’s new contract issues, the Seahawks will need to settle something out quickly or things may get ugly.

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The Seahawks are said to have made an offer to Jamal Adams and are waiting to hear back.

According to ESPN’s Brady Henderson, the Seattle Seahawks have reportedly made another offer to Jamal Adams and are waiting to hear whether he will accept it.
Henderson adds that the Seahawks and Adams’ agency haven’t communicated in several days.
Adams is seeking a contract extension that would make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL, surpassing Justin Simmons of the Denver Broncos’ $15.25 million per year average.
Due to his contract circumstances, the 25-year-old arrived at training camp on time this summer but has yet to practice.
According to Henderson, Adams and the Seahawks had been talking about a deal all offseason and have only lately come to a halt.
According to Mike Garafolo of NFL Network, the Seahawks are willing to make Adams the highest-paid safety in the league.
According to Garafolo, the veteran safety sees himself as more of a Fred Warner than a Simmons.
Warner recently inked a five-year, $95 million agreement with the San Francisco 49ers ($19 million AAV).
The Seahawks, on the other hand, are allegedly interested in keeping Bobby Wagner, their highest-paid defensive player, at $18 million per year.
As a result, it appears unlikely that Adams will receive money from Seattle in the same way that Warner did.
In 12 games last season, Adams, 25, set a career high with 9.5 sacks, three pass breakups, one forced fumble, 83 tackles, 11 tackles for a loss, and 14 quarterback hits.
After three seasons with the New York Jets, it was his first season with the Seahawks.
For the time being, Adams will play the 2021 season on his fifth-year option, which pays $9.86 million.

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The Seattle Seahawks have extended an offer to Jamal Adams; there have been no further conversations with Duane Brown.

RENTON, WASHINGTON
— A source tells ESPN that the Seattle Seahawks have made another contract offer to Pro Bowl strong safety Jamal Adams and are waiting to hear whether he would accept it.
Meanwhile, a source verified that the organization and Adams’ representative had not spoken in several days.
Adams is expected to sign a contract extension that would make him the highest-paid safety in the NFL, surpassing Justin Simmons of the Denver Broncos’ $15.25 million per year average.
Early in the offseason, the Seahawks and Adams’ agent began negotiating, and they proceeded until the start of training camp until their recent inaction.
Both Adams and left tackle Duane Brown arrived during camp on schedule, but have yet to participate due to their unresolved contract problems. They were both spectators at Seattle’s 10th session on Tuesday.
While it’s evident that the Seahawks intend to keep Adams, a 25-year veteran who becomes 36 later this month, it’s unclear whether they’ll do the same with Brown, a 14-year veteran who reaches 36 later this month.
According to ESPN, the Seahawks and Brown are not currently considering a new contract.
When asked if an extension for Brown is being discussed or is off the table, Carroll responded, “Nothing new is happening with that at this point.” When asked if there’s anything new with Adams, Carroll simply said, “no.”
According to the Seattle Times, Seahawks general manager John Schneider and Adams’ agent have not re-engaged in negotiations this week, and the organization is not currently in talks with Brown.
According to the New York Times, quarterback Russell Wilson has told the organization that he’s willing to shift money around in his contract to make room for Adams and Brown extensions, which a source confirmed.
The Seahawks, on the other hand, have traditionally been skeptical of deal restructures that push cap obligations into future years, having done so only twice since Schneider and Carroll joined in 2010.
When Wilson’s current contract expires after the 2023 season, another restructure would make him more expensive to extend or franchise tag.
It would add to Seattle’s already large amount of dead money if he was traded before then.
Brown’s absence, combined with injuries to three of his backups — Cedric Ogbuehi, Jamarco Jones, and Tommy Champion — has pushed rookie sixth-round pick Stone Forsythe into action at left tackle.
Carroll announced on Tuesday that Ogbuehi will be out for another several weeks due to a biceps strain.
Carroll stated in June that the club expected a contract with Adams to be completed before the start of training camp.
He expressed hope following the first practice of camp that Adams’ extension would be completed “very soon,” but Adams has yet to practice due to the lack of a agreement.
As he has watched from the sidelines, he has been engaged and in high spirits, offering guidance to younger defensive backs, dancing, applauding huge plays by Seattle’s defense, and waving to supporters.
Adams is represented by Kevin Conner, who last year helped the Buffalo Bills sign cornerback Tre’Davious White to a four-year, $69 million contract extension.
The agreement was not finalized until a week before the season began.
When the Broncos granted Simmons a four-year, $61 million contract in March that included $35 million in guarantees, he became the league’s highest-paid safety.
For the time being, Adams is due to earn $9.86 million this season, the final year of his rookie contract, which the Seahawks acquired from the New York Jets last summer in exchange for a package of assets that included two first-rounders.