The Seattle Seahawks‘ 2020 season might have ended a bit sooner than the group had hoped, however Seattle’s future stays vibrant and the membership has simply locked up a key piece guaranteeing the nice instances preserve rolling. On Tuesday, the membership introduced that govt vice chairman and common supervisor John Schneider has agreed to a contract extension with the membership by way of the 2027 NFL Draft. With head coach Pete Carroll signing an extension just some months again that’ll preserve him with the Seahawks by way of the 2025 season, Seattle has two pillars of the group intact going ahead.
“I’m happy to announce that we have now prolonged the contract of common supervisor John Schneider by way of the 2027 draft,” mentioned chair of the Seahawks Jody Allen, by way of the official group web site. “For the final decade, John and head coach Pete Carroll have shaped an incredible partnership and the Seahawks have established a profitable, distinctive, and really successful tradition revered all through sports activities. I do know we’re all excited to see that proceed.”
Locking Schneider in for the lengthy haul was a pivotal piece to the early levels of Seattle’s offseason. Previous to this extension, he had only one yr remaining on his deal and the Detroit Lions had been reportedly planning on going after him. Now, leaving the group is off the desk — more likely to the chagrin of quite a few organizations seeking to fill GM vacancies.
One one that appears particularly thrilled by the information is Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who took to Twitter to react to Schneider’s extension and referred to as him “the very best within the enterprise.”
Schneider simply wrapped his eleventh season as GM of the Seahawks and it has been essentially the most affluent period within the franchise’s historical past. Seattle has reached the playoffs 9 instances over that 11-year stretch, which incorporates 5 NFC West titles and, in fact, two journeys to the Tremendous Bowl and one Lombardi Trophy sitting on the shelf (Tremendous Bowl XLVIII). With the ink now dry on this extension, Seattle will likely be hoping for lots extra titles with Wilson below heart, Carroll on the sideline and Schneider pulling the strings over the following decade.