Sources: Seahawks sign Hauschka for $9.1M

Updated: March 17, 2014, 1:02 PM ET

Terry Blount |

The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed kicker Steven Hauschka to a three-year contract worth $9.1 million, sources confirmed Monday.
The deal includes $3.3 million in guaranteed money, according to sources.
Hauschka, 28, was one of the best kickers in the league in 2013, making 33 of 35 field goals he attempted in the regular season. He also made all eight of his attempts in the playoffs.
He originally signed with Seattle in September 2011 after he was released by the Denver Broncos. He becomes one of the top-10 highest-paid kickers in the league.
A native of Needham, Mass., Hauschka started his college career at Middlebury in Vermont before transferring to North Carolina State for his senior season in 2007. He spent his first two NFL seasons with the Baltimore Ravens. Covered the NFL at the Houston Post and Houston Chronicle, including eight Super Bowls
Received Citation for Writing Excellence from Hearst Newspapers
Also has covered NBA Finals, World Series, Finals Fours, Indy 500 and Daytona 500

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