Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 10/25/14

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 12: Defensive end Chris Clemons of the Seattle Seahawks encourages the cheering crowd during the NFL season opener against the San Francisco 49ers at Qwest Field on September 12, 2010 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Although there was a Thursday suggestion that the Seahawks and defensive end Chris Clemons are negotiating a possible extension, the report was hardly accurate. The club did make Clemons an offer, but that was quite a while ago, and there has been no substantive dialogue since. Unless one counts a late-week text message from agent Don Henderson to general manager John Schneider -- suggesting the two men discuss Clemons' situation on Monday -- as dialogue. It's possible, if the men speak next week, that Henderson will propose an Osi Umenyiora-style upgrade of Clemons' contract for 2012 -- but with more money and, clearly, more perks. Last week, Umenyiora, who was scheduled to make $3.975 million in base salary for '12, with $750,000 in bonuses, agreed to a substandard contract that elevated his compensation to $6 million. But that's only if Umenyiora plays every game, since $750,000 of the deal is tied to prorated ($46,875 per game) appearances. The...
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