Lions get Jones & Seahawks get Avril in a swap of free agents

Cliff Avrill will make a big impact this year along the defensive line.

NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on free agency signing today that involved the Hawks losing DT/DE Jason Jones, and gaining LEO / DE Cliff Avril from Detroit. Avril will fit in the Seahawks system as their new Leo nicely. Over the last three seasons Cliff has amassed 29 sacks in 49 games, a rate of 0.59 sacks per game. With Chris Clemons injury, there has been a big question mark at the Leo position.

Seahawks latest minicamp concludes with more questions marks

Russell Wilson Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with some question marks swirling around Seahawks minicamp this week. NFL news, Seahawks roster updates, a QB competition, rookie draft picks progress, the waiver wire action. Plenty of Seahawks news to cover this week. Matt Flynn, Chris Clemons, Antonio Bryant, Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson, Bruce Irvin, and Brian Banks are all front and center.

Seahawks well underway with 2012 offseason programs on a positive note

Seahawks Injuries

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today about what is actually going on at the 2012 Seahawks OTA’s for Phase 1, 2 and 3 minicamps. The defense is looking superb, and DC Gus Bradley says “We’re continuing to see great attitude.” Sidney Rice and Mike Williams, DB Walter Thurmond, and T James Carpenter are notable names that have yet to participate.

Quinton Coples 2012 Draft profile: Future defensive force for Seahawks?

Quinton Coples

Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us his explanation of North Carolina Tar Heels defensive end Quinton Coples, and provides some reasons to love him and hate him as a Seattle Seahawks 2012 NFL draft pick. With Coples Brett sees a high risk player and despite his skill set is not sure his head can get right enough that he can be a premier player in the NFL.

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