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Seattle Seahawks give Gabe Jackson $23 million extension

Nov 17, 2019; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders offensive guard Gabe Jackson (66) signals against the Cincinnati Bengals during the fourth quarter at the Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports
Credit: Stan Szeto-USA TODAY Sports

The Seattle Seahawks gave offensive lineman Gabe Jackson a three-year, $22.58 million extension one week after acquiring the 29-year-old in a trade, NFL Network reported Tuesday.

The new deal includes a $9 million signing bonus and an additional $7.08 million in guaranteed money, per the report.

The Seahawks sent a 2021 fifth-round draft pick to the Las Vegas for Jackson, who started 99 of 100 games at either guard position for the Raiders in seven seasons.

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The Seahawks lowered their cap hit for this season while adding a year to his deal; Jackson had two years remaining on the five-year, $55 million extension he signed with the Raiders in June 2017.

“I actually got a little bit longer deal than I had in Vegas. It’s not too much difference from it. Just a little extension,” Jackson told Sports Radio KJR in Seattle on Tuesday.

The Raiders drafted Jackson in the third round of the 2014 draft.

–Field Level Media

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