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“This Was Stupid on Seattle’s Part”: Geno Smith Bagging $105 Million for Carrying the Team Divides NFL World – EssentiallySports

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After a first-season performance with the Seattle Seahawks that was above expectations, the team has finalized a new contract deal with their quarterback Geno Smith. The Seahawks offered the quarterback a new contract in what seems to be strategy planning to capitalize on their 2022 season run. The 32-year-old QB led the Seahawks to the playoffs in 2022, which was the first Pro Bowl appearance of his career. Now the team considers Geno Smith to be the primary quarterback and they offered him a contract which has received divided opinions from fans.

With his new contract deal coming into the light, the NFL world feels divided over the contract offered to the quarterback. Some believe that Geno Smith deservedly is compensated, while others feel he is being overcompensated.

Fans divided over Seahawks’ new contract for Geno Smith

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According to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport, the Seattle Seahawks have offered Geno Smith a three-year $105 million deal to stay with the team. After having an excellent 2022 season, Smith decided to the contract terms and will continue to play for the Seahawks. The NFL Facebook page also shared a post regarding this latest contract deal.

Fans took to social media to express their opinions about the contract offered to Geno Smith.

One user commented, ”Lmao I’m happy for Geno but dam this was stupid on Seattles part. That’s a lot for one good year”

Another user said, “Geno has officially revived his NFL career. All he needed was competent head coach”

This user commented, “I’m happy for him, but 100 mill for a guy who had one good year out of 10? Pretty risky.”

Another fan was optimistic and commented, “So happy for Seahawks and our Mr. Smith- lets all be part of Mr Smith goes to SB!”

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A user by the name Grayson Selden said, “I like Geno. But I’m betting this was a huge mistake. Let’s go Hawwwks!”

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Geno Smith replaced QB Russell Wilson after he was traded to the Denver Broncos in an enormous deal in March 2022. Before this, Smith played as a backup for four different teams. But despite the Seahawks fans’ low expectations, Geno Smith proved to be an important part of the team, leading them to the playoffs. They chose him as the No 1 quarterback choice after exceeding everyone’s expectations.

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After making a name for himself in the 2022 season, Geno Smith will have to keep the momentum going for the Seahawks and himself. The fans will now expect more out of the QB and hope that the 32-year-old can maybe take them to the Super Bowl.

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