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Avril set to face former team with Seahawks hosting Lions

RENTON, Wash. (AP) Cliff Avril has experienced both ends of the spectrum during his NFL career. The ultimate high of winning the Super Bowl in Seattle. And the ultimate low of a winless season in the initial stages of his career with Detroit. His past and present collide on Monday night when Avril and the Seahawks host the Lions. After spending his first five seasons in the NFL...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Take a look at this Seahawks-themed Lamborghini

Ever thought about getting your car wrapped in the colors/patterns of your favorite team? If so, you'll definitely appreciate the spirit demonstrated by a vehicle owner in Seattle.Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril hosted a charity event for his Cliff Avril Foundation earlier this week, and outside the event, Matt Lorch of Q13 FOX News in Seattle snapped the following picture of...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril may be the Seahawks MVP this year

It hasn’t been pretty for the Seattle Seahawks through the first two weeks of the 2015 season, but there’s plenty to be hopeful about. Kam Chancellor has finally ended his holdout, the hardest part of the schedule is over, and defensive end Cliff Avril is playing at such a high level that he may be the team’s most valuable player this year. While he has not recorded a sack...
Via cover32
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks defenders impressed with Aaron Rodgers’ toughness

With a highly anticipated rematch of last season’s NFC Championship Game coming Sunday night, members of the Seattle Seahawks defense took the time to sing the praises of Aaron Rodgers, specifically how he seems able to absorb hit after punishing hit and hop up like it was nothing. Not only that, Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril, in recalling a play in said title game when...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril still not over Seahawks' Super Bowl defeat

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril is still having a hard time forgetting about last year's brutal ending to the Super Bowl. Avril was playing one of his best games on the world's biggest stage, before eventually having to leave the game in the 3rd quarter with a concussion.It was real disappointing,” Avril said, via The News Tribune. “All of us are competitors; all of...
Via Fox Sports
July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril: Health was more important than returning to the Super Bowl

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril was injured in the third-quarter of the Super Bowl with an apparent concussion.  The Seahawks training staff did not let Avril back into the game, which of course disappointed Avril at the time, but now that he looks back on it, he is very happy with the decision the trainers made.  Avril was on 710 ESPN Seattle's "Justin and Gee" Monday...
Via Fox Sports
May 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks: Why cornerback is still a need

After signing Cary Williams, the Seattle Seahawks have their four starting defensive backs in place. With that being said, cornerback is still a need for many reasons. I pointed that out in my previous article on the Cary Williams signing, but I’ll go into more detail in this article. To begin, it’s important to mention that teams don’t only play two or three cornerbacks. Most...
April 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril named top-20 in NFL

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 defensive ends in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s top pass rusher not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s DE to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Seahawks must prepare for the 2015 contract hit

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril played only half the snaps last season, but still racked up 33 QB hurries, five forced fumbles and eight sacks and was a crucial weapon for Seattle’s 1# ranked defense. Two years ago Avril turned down a $30 million deal from the Detroit Lions to try his luck in free agency. Things didn’t work out so hot on that front, so Avril decided...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril: From winless to Super Bowl contender

Six years ago, Cliff Avril was a rookie on arguably the worst team in NFL history: the 0-16 Detroit Lions. It’s amazing how much it has all come full circle for the defensive end, as he and the Seattle Seahawks are now just one win away from being a Super Bowl champion. Avril, a third-round pick by the Lions in 2008, has quickly developed into one of the league’s best pass rushers...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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