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56 Cliff Avril DE

Seattle Seahawks

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22%11%
Key Stats
GPTot TcklSacksIntTDsFF
16235.0001

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Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril gets contract guaranteed
by Brandon Wise | CBSSports.com

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.

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Seahawks' Cliff Avril ruled out with concussion
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

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. 

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Seahawks' Cliff Avril being evaluated for a concussion
by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com

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. 

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Seahawks lock up DE Cliff Avril to four-year, $28.5M extension
by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com

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.

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Pete Carroll confident Seahawks will improve pass rush
by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com

The Seahawks have totaled just seven sacks through their first six games. Though, coach Pete Carroll remains confident in the defense, especially pass rushers Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett, who have combined for no sacks in the last four games.

"These guys have rushed really hard and been very aggressive," Carroll said of his starting defensive ends, per ESPN. "I’ve looked at every one of their rushes and situations and I think we’re going to count on those guys to continue to do what they’re doing and try to help around them."

Carroll said the team will try to make changes to improve the pass rush.

"We’ve got to get Mike active inside and get him to be the disruptor that he can be," Carroll said, hinting they might use Bennett on more snaps as a defensive tackle. "We need to help him with some stuff there, some stuff scheme-wise we’ll tweak here and there. Those guys are bringing it. In my mind it’s going to happen and we’ll just keep working until it does because we know it’s there."

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Schedule
WeekDateOpp.TDSacksIntFF
19/4/14GB01.000
29/14/14SD0000
39/21/14DEN0000
510/6/14WAS0000
610/12/14DAL0000
710/19/14STL0000
810/26/14CAR0000
911/2/14OAK01.001
1011/9/14NYG0000
1111/16/14KC0000
1211/23/14ARI02.000
1311/27/14SF01.000
1412/7/14PHI0000
1512/14/14SF0000
1612/21/14ARI0000
1712/28/14STL00.500
WeekDateOpponentTime/Result
Defensive Stats
YearTeamGTotalTklAstSacksIntYdsAvgLgTDPass Def
2008Detroit Lions152318.055000.0000
2009Detroit Lions134127.0145.5000.0003
2010Detroit Lions133323.0108.5000.0005
2011Detroit Lions163629.0711144.0414
2012Detroit Lions163528.079.5000.0001
2013Seattle Seahawks152013.078000.0004
2014Seattle Seahawks162315.085000.0002
TOTAL104211153.05852.5144.04119
Fumbles
YearTeamGFumLostFum ForcedOwn RecOpp RecYdsTot RecTD
2008Detroit Lions15004011010
2009Detroit Lions1300300000
2010Detroit Lions13001011010
2011Detroit Lions16006032431
2012Detroit Lions1600200000
2013Seattle Seahawks1500501010
2014Seattle Seahawks1600101010
TOTAL1040022074471
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Player Info

Height/Weight:
6-3/260
Birthdate:
4/8/1986
Age:
28
Hometown:
Jacksonville, FL, USA
School:
Purdue
NFL Experience:
8
Awards:
2016 Super Bowl
Super Bowl
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