Kam Chancellor, Seahawks reportedly agree to contract extension

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Fantasy Impact You can't get much better than Chancellor. The deal includes $25 million in guarantees.

With his new deal, Chancellor's $12 million annual salary will place him slightly behind Eric Berry and Tyrann Mathieu. But the Seahawks relented, which caused Chancellor to hold out.

Kam Chancellor #31 of the Seattle Seahawks plays safety in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on December 11, 2016 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He's missed nine games because of injuries over the last three seasons (not counting the two for his holdout) and has had several surgeries, including procedures earlier this offseason to remove bone spurs from both ankles. That is the largest in the NFL, with the Arizona Cardinals second in the league with $32 million less than Seattle. During Chancellor's holdout, his backfield mate Earl Thomas recognized that Chancellor was the one tasked with lining up the legendary Legion of Boom defense.

Chancellor, 29, was set to become a free agent following the 2017 campaign.

The Seahawks have almost $48 million, and 29 percent of the total salary cap, invested in the secondary. Along with Chancellor, the Seahawks re-signed cornerback Deshawn Shead. The team had yet to reach a new agreement with Chancellor, and they had drafted a potential replacement in Delano Hill, a strong safety at MI. Chancellor said Monday that he shared Carroll's optimism and also expressed his desire to finish his career in Seattle.

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