The Seahawks could possibly be trying to signal a go rusher to switch the one they traded away.
Seattle met with defensive finish Ziggy Ansah on Monday, in response to a report from ESPN, which cites an unidentified league supply.
Lions’ DE Ziggy Ansah – who together with Ndamukong Suh are probably the most high-profile free brokers that stay unsigned – is in Seattle right this moment visiting the Seahawks, per supply. The Seahawks might use one other DE having traded Frank Clark to Kansas Metropolis.
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The 29-year-old has handled accidents all through his profession and he was restricted to only seven video games final season for the Lions. He completed with 4 sacks and 11 complete tackles.
Detroit initially chosen Ansah with the fifth decide within the 2013 draft and he has spent all six of his NFL seasons with the crew. He has tallied 48 sacks in 80 profession video games and made the Professional Bowl in 2015.
In the meantime, Seattle has a necessity on the line of defense after it despatched Frank Clark to the Chiefs in alternate for the 29th decide within the 2019 draft and a 2020 second-round choice.
“We’re completely happy so as to add Frank to our crew,” Chiefs coach Andy Reid mentioned in an announcement after the deal. “Competing towards him and watching his movie, you may see how bodily and spectacular he’s in each the run and the go sport. He is younger and has constantly performed at a excessive stage since he entered the league.”
Clark registered 13 sacks for Seattle final season and has totaled 35 over his four-year profession.
Seattle additionally drafted defensive finish L.J. Collier out of TCU with the decide it acquired for Clark.
“I am a hard-nosed, bodily man,” Collier mentioned after the draft. “I play each down, I am not only a go rusher, I am an all-around participant. That is what I deliver to the sport. I get off the ball and go 110% each time.”
The Seahawks completed 2018 with a 10-6 document and reached the playoffs, the place they fell to the Cowboys within the wild-card spherical.