Originally written on Oregon Sports News  |  Last updated 8/28/13
The Seattle Seahawks preach “competition, competition, competition.” They believe an ultra-competitive environment makes a stronger team. Among the Seahawks’ defensive lineman, the biggest competition might be for prime spots in the training room. Not long ago, Seattle looked to be overstocked at the defensive line positions. With the arrivals of new veterans Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Tony McDaniel added to holdover veterans Chris Clemons, Red Bryant, Brandon Mebane and Bruce Irvin, the Seahawks were well-stocked. In April’s draft, they added three more young bodies for the line: defensive tackles Jesse Williams and Jordan Hill and defensive end / linebacker Ty Powell. What looked like a glut is now arguably one of the team’s greatest question marks as we head into the fourth game of the preseason and final roster cuts. Fifth-round draft pick Williams was just placed on season-ending injured reserve due to a knee injury. New veteran import defensive end Avril wa...
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Eli Manning happy Tom Brady will play NFL season opener

Phil Kessel has shed 13 pounds this summer

Cam Newton addresses ‘gang’ photo on Instagram

Steelers defense is younger and faster but not better

Duke basketball to visit White House next Tuesday

Report: Cowboys have interest in Broncos RB Montee Ball


NFL owners to discuss changing Goodell's disciplinary role

Report: Eagles trade Matt Barkley to Arizona Cardinals

Bill Belichick on having Tom Brady back: ‘He never left’

Mendoza replaces Schilling on 'Sunday Night Baseball'

Report: LeBron expanding program to help adults get GEDs

Here's Johnny 2.0

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.
Get it now!
Ios_download En_app_rgb_wo_45

Robert Griffin III and a dream deferred

Best, worst surprises of NFL preseason

The Gospel Of Harbaugh prepares for its ultimate test of faith

Meet the Utah Utes, the pluckiest program in college football

Iman Shumpert will name daughter Iman Shumpert Jr.

Dallas company celebrates Romo with DirecTV 'crownies'

Top 10 storylines for Week 4 of the NFL preseason

Matt Williams is still hopelessly married to the idea of the closer’s role

Five unique CFB games to watch this weekend

Be careful what you wish for, Jay Gruden

Today's Best Stuff
For Publishers
Company Info
Follow Yardbarker