Jordan's tender was worth a first-round pick, meaning that any team that signed him would have had to give up a first round pick in order to pry him away from Seattle. The former third-overall pick recorded 18 tackles, including four sacks, in just five games with the Seahawks in 2017. He'll look to get his career back on track after being forced to sit out the 2015 and 2016 campaigns. He hasn't played a full season since his rookie year in 2013, but if he manages to stay on the field he could start to flash the talent that made him such a high draft pick years ago.
Another team can still sign Jordan to an offer sheet -- but they'd also have to fork over a first-round pick if Seattle didn't match the contract. Thus, it's extremely likely Jordan remains in Seattle for the 2018 campaign.
Jordan missed the first nine weeks of the season with a knee injury and missed three additional games with a neck injury. The 27-year-old played well in limited snaps for the Seahawks, and recorded a sack in four of his five games played. Jordan enters 2018 as a restricted free agent and Seattle is likely willing to bring him back given his production, despite the injuries.
Jordan picked up his second sack of the season in Sunday's 42-7 loss to the Rams.
Jordan added seven tackles (two solo) to go along with his second quarterback take down of the season. Most impressively, he did all his damage in just 20 defensive snaps (28.0 percent). He was nursing a neck injury prior to the game, so the Seahawks were likely being cautious with their 27-year-old defensive end in a blowout loss.
Jordan was limited Wednesday, but it looks like the Seahawks were just being cautious with the 27-year-old as he looks t to return from a three game absence. Assuming he avoids any setbacks, look for him to return to a rotational role on the defensive line Sunday against the Rams.
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