The Seattle Seahawks are keeping their linebacker corps together.
K.J. Wright will re-note with the Seahawks, NFL Community Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Rapoport provides the deal is for two years and is value up to $15.5 million.
Gregg Bell of The Data Tribune first reported the deal.
Wright has spent his total eight-year career in Seattle, and the rangy linebacker might well well now not have to overview for a brand recent dwelling after hitting the free agent marketplace for the major time in his career.
The 29-year-outmoded missed 11 games due to a knee damage in 2018 nonetheless stays a tackling threat when wholesome. Ahead of last year, Wright had a string of 4 straight seasons of 100-plus tackles.
Keeping Wright subsequent to Bobby Wagner ensures that whereas worthy of the comfort of the Seahawks’ defense has churned the previous couple seasons, the center of Pete Carroll’s D stays intact. Wright’s importance to Seattle’s D used to be on display for the length of the playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Within the comeback remark, Wright used to be throughout the realm, gobbling up eight tackles and an acrobatic interception.
The Wright re-signing and the contend with Mychal Kendricks (if he’s eligible to play) give the Seahawks depth in the center of the realm.