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Dec 19, 2014
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Seahawks signed DE Cliff Avril to a four-year, $28.5 million contract extension through 2018.
Seattle Times Dec 19, 2014

Why the Seahawks rewarded Cliff Avril with a contact extension

Cliff Avril has been disruptive all season, and he has done the one thing pass rushers must consistently do: move the quarterback off his spot. Time and again this year Avril did that, and the Seahawks rewarded that consistency with a new four-year extension worth $28.5 million.
Seattle Times Dec 19, 2014

Cliff Avril gets four-year contract extension from Seahawks

Cliff Avril signed a four-year extension with the Seahawks worth as much as $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed. The contract will keep him in Seattle through 2018 and comes a day after the team announced K.J. Wright had signed a similar four-year extension.

Cliff quotes: Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril talks to the media

Here's some of what Seattle defensive end Cliff Avril had to say to the media today after it was announced he had signed a new four-year contract beginning in 2015 and running through 2018. (On his reaction to the new deal) Oh man I’m happy. I’m happy to know that one I’ll be back in Seattle with such a great group of guys. The talent on this team is amazing and I’m glad to be a part of it. (On if he was working on the deal for a while) We tried to do something after the season last year and they had different things they had to do to try to get things going and I told my agent not to...

Cliff Avril: I want to keep the party going

Cliff Avril’s deal wasn’t all that complicated. “They wanted to do a deal and I signed on the dotted line,” the defensive end said. OK, maybe it was a little more than that. He said he and the Seahawks tried to get a deal done at the end of last year, but other things came up (AKA, Michael Bennett contract, as well as Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin). “I didn’t want to go back into free agency,” Avril said after signing a four-year extension reportedly worth $28.5 million. “I didn’t like that whole process two years ago. … Read more »

Pete Carroll: More to be done after Cliff Avril signing

Two days, two announced signings of defensive players. And there’s more to be done, Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. Carroll and general manager John Schneider have been at this since the offseason, signing Michael Bennett, then Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, and Doug Baldwin. They added to that Thursday with the announced extension for K.J. Wright and again with Cliff Avril today. “We have been working on these for some times but we...

Cliff Avril excited to 'keep the party going' with Seahawks

Cliff Avril met with the media after Friday's practice to discuss
Seattle Times Dec 19, 2014

Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril: "Want to keep the party going''

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril said what you might expect after it was announced today he has signed a four-year contract extension worth $28.5 million and $16 million guaranteed --- he's a happy man.
Tacoma News-Tribune Dec 19, 2014

Seahawks ink Avril to four-year extension

The Seattle Seahawks continue to take steps towards keeping their outstanding defense intact, with the reigning Super Bowl champions signing pass rusher Cliff Avril to a four-year extension on Friday.

Avril deal set market for Hughes?

With the Seattle Seahawks signing DE Cliff Avril to a four-year contract extension the market for the offseason might be set for impending free agents at the same position, like Buffalo’s Jerry Hughes. Hughes, who is a half sack away from posting back-to-back double digit sack seasons, is set to become an unrestricted free agent. […]
Tacoma News-Tribune Dec 19, 2014

Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to 4-year extension

Seattle signed rush end Cliff Avril to a four-year contract extension on Friday, a league source with knowledge of the contract confirmed to The News Tribune.

Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to 4-year extension, keep securing No.-1 ranked defense. Deal reportedly worth $28.5M

That Percy Harvin trade from October keeps on giving. Now the Seahawks are even locking up their imports to keep their No.-1 ranked defense intact. Seattle used some more of the cap space they freed by dealing Harvin and his $11 million salary to the New York Jets in October and signed rush end Cliff Avril to a four-year contract extension, a league source with knowledge of the contract confirmed to me this morning. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Seahawks have yet to announce the deal, though they are likely to later today. It comes … Read more »
Seattle Times Dec 19, 2014

Seahawks sign defensive end Cliff Avril to four-year extension

The Seahawks are taking even greater steps to keep their vaunted defense together, today signing defensive end Cliff Avril to a four-year extension worth $28 million --- $16 million guaranteed, according to NFL.com, the league's official website. League sources have confirmed the deal.

Reports: Seahawks sign DE Cliff Avril to 4-year extension

The Seattle Seahawks have signed pass-rushing specialist Cliff Avril to a four-year contract extension worth $28.5 million, according to reports. Avril, 28, is guaranteed $16 million in the deal, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, who first reported the deal. Such an extension would keep Avril in Seattle through the 2018 season — just like the […]
Field Gulls Dec 19, 2014

Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to four-year contract extension

One day after signing K.J. Wright to a four-year contract extension, the Seahawks have done the same with defensive end Cliff Avril, inking him to a deal worth up to $28.5 million, with $16 million guaranteed. This is a nice raise for a player that signed with Seattle two seasons ago for two years, $15 million in a depressed defensive end market. Avril has one of the quickest get-offs in the NFL at the strongside defensive end position, has racked up 52 sacks in seven seasons, and no player has forced more fumbles (22) than Avril since he entered the league. He's 28 years old, still...

Report: Seahawks sign Cliff Avril to four-year extension

A day after locking up linebacker K.J. Wright with a contract extension, the Seahawks have reportedly done the same with defensive end Cliff Avril.

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