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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

Seattle Seahawks Sign Top Draft Picks Frank Clark and Tyler Lockett
May 27th, 2015 at 8:54 AM
***PHOTO1***The Seattle Seahawks first two draft selections, defensive end Frank Clark and wide receiver Tyler Lockett finalized four-year contracts with the franchise yesterday. Six of Seattle’s eight draft picks signed four-year contracts with the team earlier this month, totaling $14.8 million. Yesterday’s agreements raise the investment in the 2015 NFL Draft...

Seattle Seahawks’ Cliff Avril to Walk in 33rd Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge
May 14th, 2015 at 8:37 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril will join thousands of participants this Sunday in the 33rd Annual Nordstrom Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes walk at Husky Stadium. The Cliff Club (Avril’s Walk Team) has set a goal to earn $10,000 for the charity event. The foundation sponsored the JDRF...

The Seattle Seahawks Cut Five Players
May 7th, 2015 at 10:40 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks released linebacker Mike Zimmer, center Jared Wheeler, tackle Justin Renfrow, and defensive end Julius Warmsley and waived and linebacker Mike Taylor on Tuesday. All were signed by the Hawks in early February. Taylor remained unclaimed yesterday and joins the other four veterans as free agents, available to sign...

Evidence Supports Seattle Seahawks’ Decision to Draft Frank Clark
May 6th, 2015 at 10:44 PM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider and head coach Pete Carroll are under fire for their decision to select Michigan defensive end Frank Clark in the 2015 NFL Draft. Clark was arrested for domestic violence last November after an incident inside a hotel room at the Maui Sands Resort & Indoor...

Michigan Defensive End Frank Clark Selected by Seattle Seahawks in 2015 NFL Draft
May 1st, 2015 at 9:38 PM
***PHOTO1***The Seattle Seahawks made its first draft pick and the 63rd pick overall in Round 2 of the 2015 NFL draft this evening by selecting defensive end Frank Clark from Michigan. At 6-foot-3, 279 pounds, Clark is a stout, tough minded football player. The Hawks drafted Clark because he’s a formidable athlete...

Seattle Seahawks’ Defensive End Cliff Avril Signs Four–year Contract Extension
December 19th, 2014 at 7:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Seattle Seahawks announced today they have reached agreement on a four-year contract extension with their defensive end Cliff Avril reported to be worth 28.5 million with 18 million guaranteed. Avril signed with Seattle as an unrestricted free agent on March 13, 2013, after originally being drafted by the Detroit Lions...

Seattle Seahawks’ First Round Draft Pick Bruce Irvin was Surprised by Pete Carroll
April 28th, 2012 at 1:48 PM
Seattle Seahawks’ first round draft pick Bruce Irvin told the media this morning that he thought he might be selected somewhere between 26 and 32 or possibly early on day two of the 2012 NFL Draft and was surprised when he received a phone call from Pete Carroll right before...

Seattle Seahawks’ Pete Carroll Says 1st Round Draft Pick Bruce Irvin was a Tightly Kept Secret
April 27th, 2012 at 11:42 AM
“A ton of teams would have taken this kid had they known him better” Pete Carroll ***PHOTO1*** Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported today on 710 AM ESPN with “Brock and Salk” that Bruce Irvin was a tightly kept secret leading up to yesterday’s first round pick in the 2012 NFL Draft....

Order Released—Seattle Seahawks Hold 3 of Top 75 Picks in 2012 NFL Draft
March 29th, 2012 at 10:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** After what has already been an eventful off-season for Seattle, Seahawks fans have even more to get excited about following the release of the league’s official draft-order earlier this week. Seattle holds three picks in the top 75, including the 12th overall in 2012. They won't, though, have a fifth-round...

Free Agent Jason Jones Signed by Seattle Seahawks to Bolster Interior Pass Rush
March 21st, 2012 at 7:00 AM
Lost in the excitement of coming to terms with quarterback Matt Flynn is the Seahawks' recent signing of free agent defensive tackle/end, Jason Jones. Though somewhat less sexy than Flynn's arrival, Jones promises to help the Seahawks get more pressure from the interior of the defensive line, a distinct area...

Tennessee Titans’ Jason Jones Offers Potential Boost to Seattle Seahawks’ Defense; Plans to Visit Seattle This Week
March 15th, 2012 at 2:40 PM
Former Tennessee Titans defensive end Jason Jones is now one of the top players the Seattle Seahawks may be looking to sign this week as the rush to pick up the remaining free agents continues. Jones was the second round draft pick to the Titans in 2008, where he played...

Seattle Seahawks Re-sign Free Agent Red Bryant
March 13th, 2012 at 4:48 PM
***PHOTO1*** Within hours of the official kickoff of the 2012 NFL season and the beginning of free agency, Seattle Seahawks free agent defensive end Red Bryant signed a five-year $35 million contract with the franchise today including $14.5 million guaranteed. Last season the 6'4" 323-pound defensive cornerstone had 32 tackles, 1...

The Seattle Seahawks Could Look to Draft a Pass Rusher in April’s NFL Draft
March 12th, 2012 at 9:36 AM
As the NFL draft approaches in April, the Seattle Seahawks have a crucial decision to make regarding its 12th overall pick. With many eyes focused on the quarterback position, the other area of concern for Seattle is at the defensive end or outside linebacker position. With a young, talented, and...

Seattle Seahawks Have Limited Time to Offer Contract to Top Defensive End Red Bryant
March 11th, 2012 at 4:43 PM
The Seattle Seahawks have a short time to re-sign their star defensive end, Red Bryant, who landed himself a spot among the top players to enter free agency when it begins this Tuesday. Both sides have expressed interest in continuing the partnership into the next season, though, no formal contract...

Seattle Seahawks 101 Inside Blitz: Staff Commentary
February 28th, 2012 at 7:00 PM
Editors Note: Seahawks101.com would like to thank longtime Seahawks fan Bert Staggers from Tacoma, for joining us for today's Seahawks 101 Inside Blitz. Scott Heyamoto: Should the Seahawks pay big money and go after Mario Williams? Scott Whittum: There’s nothing to lose by pursuing Mario Williams, if he’s healthy and the price is...

Seattle Seahawks: Breaking Down Pete Carroll’s Hybrid Defense
February 28th, 2012 at 11:18 AM
There's been considerable debate and confusion—both on the Internet and in the media—over the unusual defensive scheme head coach Pete Carroll has installed in Seattle, and understandably so. Much of the debate has been centered around just what scheme it is exactly that the Seahawks were running. This is because,...

Red Bryant’s Playing Style and Unique Qualities Compliment Pete Carroll’s Player Strategy for the Seattle Seahawks
February 26th, 2012 at 9:47 PM
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll reported Friday from the NFL Combine in Indianapolis that the team would love to have defensive end Red Bryant back and is doing everything it can to keep him from leaving the team through free agency. ***PHOTO1*** When the media hinted Bryant might be overrated, Carroll...

Seattle Seahawks: Veteran Free Agent Red Bryant a Top Priority This Off-Season
February 4th, 2012 at 5:35 PM
Projected as a prototypical 3-4 defensive end coming out of the 2008 NFL Draft, Bryant was seen as too good to pass on in the fourth-round, even though Seattle ran a 4-3 defense at the time. The Seahawks played him at interior lineman until making the switch to their current scheme....

Alabama Crimson Tides’ Courtney Upshaw Could Be a Seattle Seahawk in April
February 1st, 2012 at 9:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** University of Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw, one of the nation's most feared pass rushers could become a part of the Seattle Seahawks in April. A finalist for the Butkis Award, the first team All-American has all the tools necessary to meet head coach Pete Carroll’s need to improve the Seattle...

Seattle Seahawks Front Seven is Key to Its Menacing Defense
December 18th, 2011 at 7:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Seattle is 6-7 today, entering Chicago's Soldier Field, winning four of its last five games. Much of its second half success is due to a veteran defensive front seven with 33 years of combined NFL experience. When the Season began, many in the media found it difficult to find a Seahawks...