Carlos Dunlap returns to Seattle.
A late-season addition to the squad in 2020, Dunlap re-signs with the Seahawks on a two-year, $ 16.6 million contract with $ 8.5 million guaranteed, reported Ian Rapoport. , an NFL network insider, via Dunlap agent Drew Rosenhaus.
Acquired via trade with the Bengals last season, Dunlap was released earlier this offseason by Seattle after coming up with a milestone of $ 14 million, but he is back in the fold on a turbulent Thursday for the front line. defensive end of the Seahawks like Seattle is also on the verge of doing so. Parting ways with longtime starter Jarran Reed.
After things turned sour for Dunlap in Cincinnati, he was sent to the Pacific Northwest and provided a punch in the Seattle playoff streak. Dunlap recorded five sacks in eight games with the Seahawks, giving them a long-sought edge gun.
With Dunlap returning with Benson Mayowa, the addition of Kerry Hyder and the presence of safety Jamal Adams, who led the team in sacks last year, Seattle’s pass rush looks a little more promising for enter a season it. has been around for a while.
Ranked 34th in Gregg Rosenthal’s 2021 Free Agent Top 101, Dunlap, 32, was fit on the court for the Seahawks and is now financially fit for Seattle.