Bryant started all but one game last season and was in on 30 tackles with 1 1/2 sacks.
“We’ll have to wait and see," Carroll told the Seattle Times.
The two moves will save the Seahawks $12.8 million ($7.3 million with Rice and $5.5 million with Bryant).
Rice suffered a torn ACL in 2013 and was limited to just eight games, catching 15 passes for 231 yards and three scores. Bryant, who turns 30 in April, had 31 tackles and 1.5 sacks in 15 games last season.
Seattle's defensive line could look a little different in 2014. USA Today has the scoop on the Seahawks' cap situation and notes that linemen
Bryant is due a $3 million roster bonus along with a $4.5 million base salary. His total cap number is $8.5 million. Clemons, 32, is due to make $7.5 million in 2014 with a $9.7 million cap number.
If the team wants to re-sign