Carlos Dunlap: Seahawks brought me here to do one job, happy to get it done

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The Seahawks Defense has been a sore spot this season, but the unit had a pretty good night on Thursday.

Arizona gained 314 yards, which was more than 100 yards less than their average over their first nine games, and Kyler Murray was sacked three times in Seattle’s 28-21 victory. They didn’t sack Murray at all when Arizona beat them earlier in the season, although that game was played without Carlos Dunlap.

The Seahawks traded for Dunlap in hopes of boosting their pass rush and he had two of the sacks on Thursday. The second came on a fourth down from the Seahawks’ 27-yard-line in the final minute to seal the victory.

“They brought me here to do one job, and I was happy I was able to get it done,” Dunlap said, via Matt Calkins of the Seattle Times.

Dunlap has 3.5 sacks in three games with Seattle and the Seahawks have 13 sacks overall since he joined the team. That didn’t get them wins in his first two outings, but the third one was the charm.

7 responses to “Carlos Dunlap: Seahawks brought me here to do one job, happy to get it done

  1. Good get for Seattle admittedly. Their defense played well against the Rams too so if they continue to have any semblance of a defense at all in Seattle along with a running game – they’re going to be hard to beat

  2. Meanwhile, the Bengals don’t even have 3.5 sacks as a team since trading Dunlap away. Glad they got rid of the problem. /sarcasm

  3. You uninformed outsiders think the Bengals got fleeced.
    You are wrong about the real reason and right about the wrong reason.

    True… if you are talking about the fans.

    False… if you are talking about cheap Bengals owner mike brown and family.
    Dunlap’s lack of playing time was related to is salary from the start.
    I have seen this mike brown show before.

    Cheap Bengals owner mike brown and family have been fleecing the fans
    and citizens of Hamilton County WELL BEFORE the terrible stadium deal.

    I TOLD YA!!!

  4. The Seahawk CB position is hurting & the cushion Flowers has been giving is crazy. I’m hoping that the mini bye (11 days off) now helps get a few more fellows back on the field. Sure; they have the easiest remaining schedule of all NFL teams & that helps, but the goal is to win SB. The Defense has to play at least as good as they did on TNF for any chance of success in achieving that goal.

  5. God knows they needed this help, and yes, he has been a great addition, he has energised the rest of that up until now lacklustre D-Line

  6. Dunlap’s cap hit for next year is $14 million. In fact next year the Seahawks are on the hook for $63 million of their $175 million cap space for just three players — Dunlap, Wagner, and Wilson. Something will have to give.

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