Clemons was placed on injured reserve with a knee injury.|||||||
Clemons, who led the team with 11 1/2 sacks during the regular season, suffered a torn ACL and meniscus in his left knee in Sunday's win over Washington. This is a big blow for a one of the league's top defensive units.
Clemons, the Seattle Seahawks' best pass rusher, left Sunday's playoff game against the Washington Redskins with a left knee injury.|||||||
Clemens, who led Seattle with 11 1/2 sacks in the regular season, was injured in the third quarter. The team announced his return was doubtful.
The Seahawks have officially announced their agreement on a multi-year deal with Clemons, who was due to become a free agent at the end of the 2012 season.|||||||
The Seahawks announced the deal Tuesday afternoon, although terms were not released. Clemons' agent, Donal Henderson, first confirmed the sides had agreed to a new contract on Monday night. Clemons' new deal erases the question of whether the defensive end would hold out from the start of training camp after he skipped Seattle's mandatory minicamp in June. Clemons has recorded 11 sacks in each of the last two seasons.
Defensive end Chris Clemons and the Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms on a multiyear deal that will keep Clemons under contract beyond the 2012 season. Clemons' agent, Donal Henderson, confirmed the agreement in a text message to The Associated Press on Monday night, but didn't release any terms. The team had no announcement of Clemons' deal.|||||||
Clemons has been Seattle's top pass rusher the past two seasons, recording 11 sacks in both 2010 and 2011. But he was entering the final year of his contract and showed his displeasure with the situation by not participating in some offseason team activities and not attending Seattle's mandatory minicamp in mid-June.
The Seattle Seahawks have traded pass-rushing defensive end Darryl Tapp to Philadelphia for Clemons and the Eagles' fourth-round choice in next month's draft.|||||||
Clemons played two seasons with Philadelphia after posting a career-high eight sacks in 2007, his only season with Oakland.