Kam Chancellor, Seahawks agree to three-year, $36 million extension

SEATTLE, Wa. – It was more a matter of when, not if. Entering the final year of a deal he signed in 2013, Seattle Seahawks safety and Norfolk native Kam Chancellor signed a three-year contract extension on Tuesday morning, the team announced via Twitter.

Kam Chancellor blocks Graham Gano during the 2015 NFC Divisional Playoff game. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

The deal is worth $36 million, including $25 million in guaranteed money. The 29 year old is entering his eighth season with the Seahawks, and has amassed 729 tackles and 12 interceptions.

The deal will keep Chancellor in Seattle through 2020. Chancellor starred at Maury High in Norfolk, and went on to become a two-time ACC Champion at Virginia Tech. Chancellor was a fifth round pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.