A family issue will prevent Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril from attending the OTA sessions this week, per 710 ESPN. Avril tied a career-low with five sacks in 2014, but still landed a hefty guaranteed contract in the offseason.
Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril's contract for 2015, with a base salary of $7.5 million, became fully guaranteed Saturday, according to CBSSports.com's Joel Corry. Avril signed a four-year extension with Seattle in December and will earn $7 million in 2018 with a signing bonus of $500,000 and a roster bonus of $500,000 if he is still on the team. Avril has spent the last two seasons with the Seahawks, totaling 43 tackles and 13 sacks in 31 games.
Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril has been ruled out due to a concussion. Avril injured himself in the third quarter, and was initially ruled as questionable to return. He was taken back to the locker room for further evaluation, and it was determined he was dealing with a concussion. He will not return to the contest.
Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril is being evaluated for a concussion, according to the Denver Post. Avril appeared to injure himself on the Seahawks second interception of the contest. He was tended to by trainers on the field. Avril was escorted to the locker room in order to be evaluated for a concussion. He's considered questionable to return.
The Seahawks have signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a four-year contract extension worth $28.5 million with $16 million guaranteed, CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reports. Avril was set to become a free agent at the end of the season before signing an extension. Since joining the Seahawks in 2013, the 28-year-old pass-rusher totaled 40 tackles, 12 1/2 sacks and six forced fumbles over 29 games.