What Redding Brings to Seattle Seahawks

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Published: March 14, 2009


... Lions (Sorry JP, no playoffs for you) for Cory Redding, a Former Pro-Bowl DT, and a fifth round pick, which makes up for the Colbert disaster (funny thing is he played for the Lions last year)

I was a critic to this move until I realized its potential brilliance, by trading Peterson we pick up a Pro- Bowl Caliber DT to pair with Brandon Mebane, and Patrick Kerney, and allows us to slide our projected starter who we picked up in free agency, Colin Cole, to a rotational status along with Craig Terrill, and Red Bryant.

This trade turns a weakness into a strength. We now have a D-line that consists of Kerney, Mebane, Cole, Redding, Daryl Tapp, Lawrence Jackson, Craig Terrill, and Red Bryant, all but one have starting experience.

What most fans, critics, writers, don't seem to consider is that Redding started his career out as a DE, something that was largely absent when Kerney was off the field.

I think a tandem of Jackson/Tapp at one side is somewh...

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