Jarran Reed agrees to two-year deal to remain with Seahawks

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A defensive line in need of help in Seattle managed to keep one of its key members in place on Monday night.

According to Tom Pelissero of NFL Network, the Seahawks have reached a two-year deal with defensive tackle Jarran Reed worth $23 million. A source had told PFT a deal between the two sides was nearing completion.

Reed was one of five unrestricted free agents along the defensive line for Seattle. Defensive ends Jadeveon Clowney, Quinton Jefferson and Ezekiel Ansah along with defensive tackle Al Woods remain on the market.

Reed had a fantastic season for Seattle in 2018 with a career-high 10.5 sacks. However, he was suspended six games last year by the league over a personal conduct incident from 2017. Reed has always been a strong run defender but seemed to add the pass rushing element to his game in 2018. But Reed managed just two sacks in his 10 games played last year and has just five sacks in total in the 40 games of his career outside of the 2018 season.

Nevertheless, Seattle’s line keeps a strong contributor in the fold for the next two seasons.

7 responses to “Jarran Reed agrees to two-year deal to remain with Seahawks

  1. This is a positive move. If Reed signing for just two years is an attempt to see if he can continue to develop. If he has a breakout year, he will undoubtedly be offered a longer term extension reflecting that improvement. If not, the team will have to decide if they want to move on or let his contract expire after 2021.

  2. Cue all Seahawk fans to proclaim themselves winner of all: upcoming draft, free agency, training camp, preseason…..

  3. Bottom line……Seattle doesn’t even have enough money to sign all their own players so that so called ‘ton of’cap space is going fast. Sure, they can cut some other guys like Britt, Dickson, and Wright but then they need a center and a starting linebacker to replace as well. This team just can’t afford any injuries bottom line. Had Carson and Penny somehow not gotten hurt….maybe they would have been in a last minute possession to go to the super bowl……other than that, it’s going to be the same ol same ol next season, lack of depth and cross your fingers for minuscule injuries.

  4. californianewton says:
    March 17, 2020 at 12:37 pm
    They need a strong pass rush to compensate for the Legion of Bust.
    ++++
    Richard Sherman says hi.

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