Seahawks reportedly keep Jermaine Kearse despite fears of him bolting

The Seattle Seahawks have re-upped with wideout Jermaine Kearse on a three-year deal, to multiple reports.

It was believed that Kearse was going to leave the Seahawks, whom he's played for during his first four seasons in the NFL. In January, Kearse told ESPN that he would not be giving the Seahawks a hometown discount.

Jermaine Kearse was ready to move on but Seattle came in with a 3-year deal, per source.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2016

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It's a 3-year deal for WR Jermaine Kearse and the Seattle #Seahawks. Spent 4 days testing the market and came back.

— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2016

"I love my hometown, but I've put in too much hard work to give a discount," Kearse said in January. "My number one priority is to take care of my family's future, so I will consider all opportunities."

Kearse finished with 49 catches for 685 yards and five touchdowns in 2015.