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Leroy Hill and Seattle Seahawks Agree: The Trio Is Back Together

Published by on April 30, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NFL

The Seahawks franchise tagged Leroy Hill LB on Feb. 19. On Apr. 26, Seattle rescinded that franchise tag, giving the Seahawks $8.3 million in salary cap space, allowing them to fill two more holes on the roster by signing cornerback Ken Lucas and fullback Justin Griffin.

With Aaron Curry and Lofa Tatupu in the fold, Seattle wanted to add the final piece of the puzzle. Today the Seahawks re-signed linebacker Leroy Hill to a six year, $38 million contract with $15.5 million guaranteed.

So what does this mean for the Seahawks' defense?

Well, with Curry, Tatupu, and now Hill as the three starting linebackers on defense they have hands down the best linebacking corps in the NFL. Curry is the sideline LB, Tatup...

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