Leroy Hill and Seattle Seahawks Agree: The Trio Is Back Together

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Published: April 30, 2009


... tag, giving the Seahawks $8.3 million in salary cap space, allowing them to fill two more holes on the roster by signing cornerback Ken Lucas and fullback Justin Griffin.

With Aaron Curry and Lofa Tatupu in the fold, Seattle wanted to add the final piece of the puzzle. Today the Seahawks re-signed linebacker Leroy Hill to a six year, $38 million contract with $15.5 million guaranteed.

So what does this mean for the Seahawks' defense?

Well, with Curry, Tatupu, and now Hill as the three starting linebackers on defense they have hands down the best linebacking corps in the NFL. Curry is the sideline LB, Tatupu is the shutdown middle man, and Hill is one of the best young OLB.

The Seahawks are now looking long term with Marcus Trufant (six years), Lofa Tatupu (six years), T.J Houshmandzadeh (five years), Leroy Hill (six years), and Aaron Curry (probably six years).


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