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Geno Smith Files Trademark For 'They Wrote Me Off—I Ain’t Write Back, Though,' Two Days After Defeating The Denver Broncos

A viral clip from Geno Smith is going from a word of inspiration to a possible new business venture.

Ngozi Nwanji

Sep 19, 2022

How Russell Wilson's Moves On & Off The Field Made Him One Of The Wealthiest Black Athletes In The World

NFL fans have been watching Russell Wilson for many years. He went from graduating from NC State with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast/communications, then a master’s degree in educational leadership and policy analysis from the University of Wisconsin to becoming a football player like no other. He’s one of the richest NFL players in the league today and has the third-highest salary. He has been named to eight Pro Bowls, and starred in two Super Bowls (ultimately leading his team, the Seattle Seahawks, to a Super Bowl XLVII win over the Denver Broncos). He holds the record for most wins by an NFL quarterback through nine seasons and is one of four quarterbacks in NFL history with a career passer rating over 100. It’s no wonder, then, that Russell Wilson has a net worth of $135 million and an average annual salary of $35 million, according to Celebrity Net Worth. Celebrity Net Worth and Forbes have both gone into extensive detail about Russell Wilson’s NFL contract, career, and...

Jamal Adams Becomes The Highest-Paid Safety In NFL History With Seattle Seahawks Deal

Jamal Adams is proof that fighting for your worth pays off in the end! Adams had a goal to become the highest-paid safety in the National Football League (NFL), now it’s a dream come true thanks to his determination to stand by what he knew he was worth. According to The Seattle Times, on Aug. 17, Adams signed a four-year deal with the Seattle Seahawks worth up to $72 million. Not only was his mission accomplished, but the team can now rest assured knowing that their 2020 trade paid off as Adams is now set to play a pivotal role on the team during his prime years. Jamal Adam’s Seahawks journey began on July 25, 2020, when the team traded quite the package to the New York Jets, including first-round picks from 2021 and 2022, just to secure his spot on the team. Now, after five months of what coach Pete Carroll called “intense negotiations,” Adams is ready to rock and roll as a Seattle Seahawk. “This is a block off my shoulders,” said Adams. “Just so excited to be a part of such a...

Shanique Yates

Aug 20, 2021

Seattle Seahawks Appoint Karen Wilkins-Mickey As First Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

This week, the NFL’s Seattle Seahawks announced Karen Wilkins-Mickey as its first-ever Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, a newly-created role for the organization, Black Enterprise reports. Within her new position, Wilkins-Mickey will lead the Seahawks’ overall diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, and act as a liaison for the team, its senior management group, players and the community to lead initiatives and programs. She will report directly to Seahawks President Chuck Arnold. “I am thrilled to welcome Karen to the Seahawks family as our organization’s first Vice President of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion,” said Arnold in a statement. “Our organization is guided upon core values of acceptance and understanding that help us create a culture of respect, equality and inclusiveness both on and off the field. Over the past year, we’ve looked to take additional meaningful steps to directly address inequality and social justice efforts and felt it was critical to add...

Njera Perkins

Jan 20, 2021