Kam Chancellor is a household name in the NFL, the toughest, most premier, and highly regarded American football league in the world. As a strong safety for the Seattle Seahawks, he is part of the renowned group, the Legion of Boom (includes Richard Sherman, DeShawn Shead, Jeremy Lane, and Earl Thomas). As a defensive specialist, Chancellor won several accolades with the Seahawks such as disallowing the least points scored by an opponent and catching interceptions. In addition, he was a member of the team when they won Super Bowl XLVIII. Thus far in his career, he was a pro-bowler for four years.
If you are wondering where he will be playing, fear not Seahawks fans, he will be returning to Seattle for a while!
Two years after a holdout forced the Seahawks to play a pair of games without Kam Chancellor, the franchise and their star safety have come to terms on a new pact.
Chancellor signed a three-year, $36 million contract extension Tuesday with $25 million guaranteed, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Chancellor was coming up on the final year of a five-year, $29.323 million deal he signed back in 2013.
Kam Chancellor’s Net Worth as of 2019: $14 Million
The strong safety’s net worth is a whopping $14 million. No wonder he wears bling blings and goes on exotic vacations. I wish I can acquire designer clothes and flex my Bulgattis and Ferraris to my homies. All jokes aside, he definitely worked hard to be at the place he is right now.
2010 was a magical year for Chancellor. Chancellor was drafted by the Seattle Seahawks early in the fifth round with the 133rd overall pick in the 2010 NFL Draft.Chancellor began the 2011 season as the team’s starting strong safety, replacing recently unsigned veteran Lawyer Milloy on the depth chart. Chancellor had a very strong season, coming in second on the team in both tackles and interceptions. As a result, he was added to the 2012 Pro Bowl roster, replacing Dashon Goldson of the San Francisco 49ers.
The 2012 season saw Chancellor as the incumbent starting strong safety, and he started all 16 games. He did not record any sacks or interceptions for the season, though he did have a career-high 101 tackles.
In April 2013, Chancellor agreed to a four-year extension worth up to $28 million with the Seahawks, placing him under contract through 2017. In the 2013 season alone, Chancellor recorded 65 tackles and three interceptions.
At the start of the 2014 season, Chancellor was named a team captain, joining quarterback Russell Wilson, punter Jon Ryan, and placekicker Steven Hauschka as the Seattle Seahawks four team captains. On September 21, 2014, in a Super Bowl XLVIII rematch with the Denver Broncos, Chancellor recorded 9 tackles, an interception, a forced fumble, and 2 passes defended in a 26-20 victory, winning the NFC Defensive Player of the Week Award. At the end of the regular season, he was selected for the third Pro Bowl of his career and voted in the Second-team All-Pro by the Associated Press.
In Super Bowl XLIX, Chancellor recorded 10 tackles as the Seahawks failed to repeat as Super Bowl champions. They fell to the New England Patriots 28-24.
Starting the 2016 season, Chancellor was named defensive team captain for the second time in his career, joining Russell Wilson, Jon Ryan, and cornerback DeShawn Shead as the four Seahawk captains. He was ranked 32nd by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2016.
In the 2016 season, Chancellor had 47 tackles and two interceptions. After the season, he was ranked 34th by his fellow players on the NFL Top 100 Players of 2017.
The Seattle Seahawks and safety Kam Chancellor reportedly reached an agreement Tuesday on a new contract that will pay the defender $36 million over three years.
According to ESPN’s Josina Anderson, the deal includes $25 million in guaranteed money.
The 29-year-old Chancellor had been set to enter the final year of his contract in 2017, but his new agreement will keep him locked up through the 2020 campaign.
The tagline holder of star strong safety and soul of the Seahawks, Kam Chancellor is making all the buzz on Twitter; teasing his return to the team after sustaining a season-ending neck injury.
On Instagram, Kam Chancellor and his wife announced they are launching a new shoe collection called “The Chancellor collection” by pairing up with Marc Nolan.