Report: Seahawks still hoping to sign K.J. Wright and Cliff Avril to extensions

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports,  the Seahawks are still hoping to sign both K.J. Wright and Cliff Avril to contract extensions. On the eve of their season opener, Seahawks haven't given up hope of an extension w/Cliff Avril and/or KJ Wright. Exploring options w/both — Jason La Canfora (@JasonLaCanfora) September 4, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Still Hoping To Sign K.J. Wright & Cliff Avril To Extensions

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports that the Seahawks haven’t given up hope of signing DE Cliff Avril and LB K.J. Wright to long-term extensions, despite the fact that the NFL season will kickoff tomorrow night. According to La Canfora, Seattle is still “exploring” their options regarding the two players at this point in time. The Seahawks wound up getting a pretty...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril: NFL’s new rules won’t slow us down

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril doesn’t believe the NFL’s new strict defensive rules will slow them down this season. Cliff Avril on NFL emphasis: “They made these new rules to slow us down and guys have adapted …I don’t think it’ll slow us down one bit." — Tyler Dunne (@TyDunne) September 2, 2014 What’s interesting is that the Seahawks defense was one of...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

K.J. Wright, Cliff Avril & Russell Okung All Extension Candidates For The Seahawks

  Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports offers a number of notes regarding potential extensions candidates for the Seahawks in his latest camp report. K.J. Wright  According to La Canfora, it wouldn’t be surprising to see the Seahawks try to get a long-term extension in place with LB K.J. Wright before the start of the regular season. Wright, 25, is entering the final year of his rookie...
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August 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril gives his three NFL defenders to watch out for (Video)

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July 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Marshawn Lynch, Russell Okung & Cliff Avril Could Be Playing Their Final Seasons With Seahawks?

  According to Terry Blount of, Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch, LT Russell Okung, and DE Cliff Avril could all be among the players entering their final season with the team. Blount mentions that the $82 million in guaranteed handed out to CB Richard Sherman, S Earl Thomas, and DE Michael Bennett this offseason could leave them in a tough cap situation, especially when...
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July 04, 2014  |  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...
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July 01, 2014  |  Discuss

With Jared Allen in Seattle, the rich get richer in the NFC too

Jared Allen on the Super Bowl-champion Seattle Seahawks is about as scary as NFL nightmares get for opposing quarterbacks. After all, Allen might no longer be the player he used to be, but he’s still only 31 and is coming off a bad year in which he still recorded 11.5 sacks and But what makes this truly scary is that playing in Seattle could give Allen a special opportunity to...
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March 20, 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...
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March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Seahawks players guess pregnant Lindsay Czarniak's weight

Well this was weird.  Michael Bennett, Bobby Wagner, Cliff Avril and Jermaine Kearse of the Super Bowl XLVIII champion Seattle Seahawks tried to guess the weight of pregnant SportsCenter anchor Lindsay Czarniak by picking her up.  Awkward. Follow Connor Hutyler on Twitter @ConnorHutyler The post Seahawks Players Guess the Weight of a Pregnant SportsCenter Anchor appeared first...
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February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Rumor has it there will be over 200,000 people at the Seahawks parade

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril is hearing there will be over 200,000 people at Wednesday’s Super Bowl parade. So I hear it's suppose to be 200k plus people out for this parade… The #12thMan is real — Cliff Avril (@cliffavril) February 5, 2014 The Seattle mayor made it clear that he would like the schools to let their kids goto to the parade if they want to.     Need...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle mayor hopes schools will allow kids to play hooky for the Seahawks parade

Cliff Avril is hearing that there will be over 200,000 people at the Seahawks Super Bowl parade on Wednesday. The Seattle mayor made it clear today that he hopes his schools will let kids play hooky if they want. It is my hope that the school district will excuse absences for students who want to join their family during the #celebrate48 events — Ed Murray (@Mayor_Ed_Murray) February...
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February 04, 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...
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January 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril not upset about his contract

Before becoming a free agent in 2013 Seahawks DE Cliff Avril reportedly declined a 3-year $30 contract to stay with the Lions opting to test the free agent market in hopes of getting a little bit more. Avril ended up signing a 2 year contract worth $13 million. A lot of players would be bitter knowing they lost out on $3.5 million a year, but Avril isn’t one of those players. “It’s...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Avril knows he’ll have to be efficient to get to Peyton Manning

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril has managed 9.5 total sacks in the 2013 season while splitting time with Chris Clemons. In the team’s next game, Avril knows it’ll be a challenge to add to that number. Though not mobile nor elusive, Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning avoids sacks by making quick decisions and getting rid of the ball. And Avril recalls how hard it is to get...
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January 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Avril, Bennett prove big additions for Seattle

Adding Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril to the Seattle Seahawks' defensive line has paid big dividends. The odd part is neither lineman is really serving the roles expected when Seattle general manager John Schneider signed the free agents in the offseason. They've been part of a deep defensive line rotation that has kept players fresh throughout the season. Along the way...
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January 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Game Balls: BUT I’M JIMMY edition

On Saturday the Seahawks clinched a ticket to the NFC Championship game by beating the New Orleans Saints 23-15. Before the game started Jimmy Graham got into a confrontation with Cliff Avril and several other Seahawks players. At issue was the fact that Graham was warming up on Seattle’s end of the field. When Avril asked Graham to leave, he reportedly said: “But I’m Jimmy...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Seattle Seahawks thankfully silent as trade deadline passes

With the Seattle Seahawks looking like a complete team, despite its dreadful victory yesterday against the Rams, the team’s front office had, as I saw it, no need to make a move before the trade deadline this afternoon. Thankfully, the Seahawks stayed quiet. It’s not like the NFL trade deadline is that big of a deal, anyway. It’s definitely not like the MLB deadline. NFL teams...
October 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Texans QB Matt Schaub gets leveled by Seahawks DE Cliff Avril

Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub had a forgettable day against the Seattle Seahawks and this hit by Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril had to hurt.  Avril absolutely leveled Schaub who had nowhere to go but straight into Avril’s waiting arms.
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September 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman on win over 49ers: ‘We did what we expected to’

Richard Sherman and the Seahawks defense made the highly anticipated NFC West showdown between Seattle and San Francisco a one-sided rout. In front of a record crowd of 68,388, the Seahawks defeated the 49ers 29-3, moving into sole possession of the AFC West and starting 2-0 for the first time since 2006.
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September 16, 2013  |  2 Comments

Cliff Avril will play this week, Brandon Browner is doubtful

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll told reporters today that defensive end Cliff Avril will play in Sunday night’s opener against the 49ers. Pete Carroll said DE Cliff Avrill will play. CB Brandon Browner is doubtful. #Seahawks — John Boyle (@johnpboyle) September 13, 2013 Cornerback Brandon Browner has been listed as doubtful and Chris Clemons is questionable. Pete Carroll said...
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September 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Seahawks' Cliff Avril likely to make season debut against division-rival 49ers'

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril is likely to make his season debut this week against the division-rival San Francisco 49ers’, according to's Marc Sessler. Avril has missed time this preseason due to a hamstring injury and was inactive last weekend in Seattle’s regular season debut against the Carolina Panthers. He was brought in as a free agent from Detroit...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Cliff Avril expected to make his Seahawks debut

According to,  defensive end Cliff Avril is expected to make his Seahawks debut on Sunday night against the 49ers. Avril has been dealing with a hamstring injury throughout the preseason. Avril returned to practice last week and was close to ready for the Panthers game, but the Seahawks gave him a little more recovery time. If he indeed plays Sunday in the most-anticipated...
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September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Browner, Avril both ruled out

According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network,  both cornerback Brandon Browner and defensive end Cliff Avril will not play in today’s opener against the Panthers. The Seahawks will be fine without Browner, but they’ll miss Avril with Chris Clemons also out.     Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Browner, Avril both ruled out appeared first on Pro Football Zone.
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Source: Cliff Avril out for Seahawks

Defensive end Cliff Avril’s debut for the Seahawks won’t happen today. Per a league source Avril will miss the Week One game at Carolina with a hamstring injury. Avril had been listed as questionable.
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September 08, 2013  |  Discuss
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