Originally posted on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 2/29/12
For those of you not keeping track of the Seahawks free agent situation, the team has two linebackers with UFA status. It has been well-documented that the team is looking to resign at least one of them. It has also been well documented that free agent MLB David Hawthorne is coveted by the team to return in some capacity. However, many analysts believe that Hill would be the better bargain-buy and that may give him the edge in the decision the Hawks have to come to terms with. On Monday February 27th, 2012 it was announced that Leroy Hill was arrested in Atlanta for marijuana possession. This could not have come at a worse time for Hill. This is Hill’s 3rd run-in with the law since being drafted out of Clemson in the 3rd round in 2005. He had a similar possession charge in January 2009, and also had a domestic violence charge in April 2010. Hill missed the entirety of the 2010 season due to legal and health issues. Enter Pete Carroll’s tutelage, support, and his all-in mantra. L...
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