Christian Wilkins agrees to terms with Raiders, what it could mean for Leonard Williams

One of the first major dominoes in free agency has just fallen. One of the better defensive linemen available, Christian Wilkins of the Miami Dolphins appears to be headed west. Wilkins and the Raiders have agreed to terms on a monster contract that will make him quite a wealthy man.

Wilkins will join a defensive line with Maxx Crosby, in an effort to slow down division rival quarterbacks Patrick Mahomes and Justin Herbert.

Breaking down the contract, this appears to be roughly $21 million a year. Of course, the first thought Seattle Seahawks fans should have is how this impacts impending free agent Leonard Williams.

The Seahawks made a splash trade in the middle of the season to acquire Williams from the New York Giants at the deadline, and it cost them a pretty penny. To obtain Williams’ services, Seattle had to fork over a second round pick. Such a hefty price for a soon-to-be free agent had many folks expecting the Seahawks to ink Williams to an extension eventually.

Now we know the likely price range Williams will be asking for in contract negotiations with either Seattle or a different suiter.

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