9:11 PM EDT, Tue July 26, 2016
Field Gulls Jul 22, 2016

The Film Room: Cliff Avril is still underrated after all these years

While Cliff Avril does not produce double-digit sacks, he is a playmaker on the Seahawks defensive line both in the run and in the pass game. Avril has totaled at least eight sacks in five of the last six seasons, and has forced 24 fumbles in his eight-year career since being selected in the third round of the 2008 draft out of Purdue. In this video breakdown, I discuss Avril's strengths and weaknesses as a pass rusher and a run defender. My Three Takeaways Avril uses speed, hand placement, and flexibility to rush from the edge. He is an intelligent rusher who knows to slow his pass rush on...

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