Seahawks defensive ends Cliff Avril (56) and Frank Clark (55) have been mentor and pupil since Clark entered the NFL as Seattle’s top draft choice in 2015. Avril’s career is in doubt following a neck injury that has scared Clark.
Seahawks defensive ends Cliff Avril (56) and Frank Clark (55) have been mentor and pupil since Clark entered the NFL as Seattle’s top draft choice in 2015. Avril’s career is in doubt following a neck injury that has scared Clark. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Seahawks defensive ends Cliff Avril (56) and Frank Clark (55) have been mentor and pupil since Clark entered the NFL as Seattle’s top draft choice in 2015. Avril’s career is in doubt following a neck injury that has scared Clark. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
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Cliff Avril’s replacement Frank Clark scared how suddenly NFL careers can change. Or end.

October 19, 2017 07:46 PM

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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.