Seahawks pass rusher Michael Bennett (left) says the neck injury and surgery his good friend and fellow Pro Bowl defensive end Cliff Avril (56) had is “devastating.” Bennett says Avril’s future is a quality-of-life issue well beyond football.
Seahawks pass rusher Michael Bennett (left) says the neck injury and surgery his good friend and fellow Pro Bowl defensive end Cliff Avril (56) had is “devastating.” Bennett says Avril’s future is a quality-of-life issue well beyond football. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
Seahawks pass rusher Michael Bennett (left) says the neck injury and surgery his good friend and fellow Pro Bowl defensive end Cliff Avril (56) had is “devastating.” Bennett says Avril’s future is a quality-of-life issue well beyond football. Drew Perine dperine@thenewstribune.com
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Michael Bennett talks in stark tone about friend, fellow Seahawks DE Cliff Avril’s “devastating” injury

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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.