All-Pro Richard Sherman signed a four-year contract extension with the Seattle Seahawks on Wednesday, making the former fifth-round draft choice one of the highest-paid cornerbacks in NFL history.

The new deal will keep him in a Seahawks uniform through the 2018 season. On his website, Sherman wrote the extension is for $57.4 million with $40 million guaranteed.

"The goal has always been to stay in Seattle and continue to play for the Seahawks," the former Stanford star wrote. "With this chapter closed, I can continue to focus on what is important -- defending our Super Bowl Championship and being the best cornerback in the NFL.

"I don't think you can ever plan this as part of any journey. It's one of those things you have to accept and really appreciate and still have the same hunger. I'd like to thank (Seahawks owner) Paul Allen for anteing up."

Sherman's deal wraps up a solid offseason for the Seahawks. They re-signed defensive end Michael Bennett before the start of free agency. They also reached extensions with coach Pete Carroll through 2016 and a four-year, $40 million extension with All-Pro free safety Earl Thomas.

49ers: Colin Kaepernick, who took to Twitter last month to defend himself against a police incident report filed by a 25-year-old woman, revisited the issue on the social media site -- just one day after Miami Police released 911 calls related to the case.


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"On 911 calls, I'm glad the truth is getting out. Info that came out earlier was totally wrong. I look forward to this matter being resolved," the 49ers quarterback tweeted.

The ongoing investigation centers around an April 2 incident at a Miami apartment shared by Kaepernick, Quinton Patton and Ricardo Lockette where an unidentified woman reportedly refused to leave while laying naked in a bed.

"I want to report there's a young lady in my friend's bed," said one 911 caller, believed to be Lockette, a Seahawks wide receiver. "(Kaepernick is) not here. She's going to wait in his bed. She's not leaving. We asked her to leave. We told her he won't be here tonight. She said she's not leaving until she sees him."

The woman was taken by Miami Fire Rescue to a nearby hospital and subsequently filed an incident report. No charges have been filed nor have police accused anyone of a crime.

Draft: No college player has been more scrutinized than Jadeveon Clowney, the defensive end from South Carolina. "I've been tired of it. I wish the draft was two or three weeks ago," Clowney said. The draft is usually held in April, but scheduling conflicts at New York's Radio City Music Hall caused the NFL to push it back. "It's been crazy, everybody telling when you're going to go in the draft," Clowney said. The Houston Texans have the No. 1 pick and Clowney could be their guy. But maybe they'll take Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel. Or maybe they'll trade the pick.

Saints: The NFL Players Association filed a grievance on behalf of Jimmy Graham concerning the tight end's franchise tag designation. At issue is whether the NFL was correct to apply the tight end tag to Graham. Graham and agent Jimmy Sexton contend the frequency with which Graham lined up split out from the line merits the $12.3 million wide receiver's tag, not the $7 million tight end tag.

Bills: Commissioner Roger Goodell expressed optimism the Bills will remain in Buffalo. In calling the Bills recently negotiated 10-year lease agreement a "short-term solution," Goodell said a new stadium would be the next step in finding "the right long-term solution. We all want to get that stadium built. I'm confident we'll get there." The Bills' future is uncertain after team owner Ralph Wilson died in March. The team will be put up for sale.

Staff writer Natalie Neysa Alund contributed to this report.