Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/15/12
Welcome back boys! Leroy Hill was selected in the third round of the 2005 NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks. That draft seems so long ago, the team plays a completely different style of football today, yet somehow Leroy Hill manages to hold on to the team despite his love affair with Mary Jane. The reason? Because when he is out on the field he is a decent linebacker who’s off the field troubles have allowed the Seahawks to keep him playing on one year deals at very little risk to the team. Value If he could stay healthy (last season was his first 16 game season of his career) and stay out of trouble his play on the field would command a multi-year deal easily paying him 3 times what the Seahawks have been able to keep him for. Flexibility Adding LeRoy Hill gives the team option heading into the draft on April 26th. had the Seahawks headed into the draft later this month without signing Hill they would have had to seriously consider filling their need at outside linebacker early in
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