Renton, WA (Sports Network) - The Seattle Seahawks signed defensive end Cliff
Avril to a multiyear contract on Thursday.
Avril comes to the Pacific Northwest from Detroit where he had spent his
entire five-year career after being selected by the Lions in the third round
of the 2008 draft.
Last season, the 26-year-old totaled 35 tackles and 9 1/2 sacks in 16 games
and he has 168 tackles and 39 1/2 sacks, along with 16 forced fumbles in 73
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