Pete Prisco of CBS Sports is jumps on the bandwagon of Seattle Seahawks defensive end Red Bryant after watching his film from the 2011 season, saying the Texas A&M product is one of the hidden gems once free agency begins on Tuesday.
Prisco: Bryant is one of the hidden gems on the free-agent market, a big man set to get a big contract.
In a league starved for good defensive linemen, especially those who can play in a 3-4 or 4-3 defense, Bryant is about to get paid. Seattle would be wise to do everything it can to keep him.The numbers he put up last year don't do him justice. Bryant had 32 tackles and one sack, and half of that sack actually came when Colt McCoy was flushed up into the pocket and into Bryant.
But that doesn't mean he wasn't a force at times. We're not talking Mario Williams-type edge rushing ability here, but more of a big man who can anchor in against the run and also has the quickness
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Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reports that teams are waiting for Peyton Manning to workout.
According to Gil Brandt of NFL.com, Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell was on hand to watch Wisconson quarterback Russell Wilson as he wowed scouts at his pro day on Wednesday.
Danny O’Neil writing for the Sporting News breaks down the Seahawks offseason plans. He says the team’s No. 1 issue is securing a quarterback.
ESPN’s Mike Sando delves into Seattle defensive lineman Anthony Hargrove’s denial he was involved in the Saints’ bounty program.
Mike Jones of the Washington Post rates Seattle’s chances as low in securing Peyton Manning.
Joe Fortenbaugh of the National Football Post wonders if going after big-name free agents like Mario Williams and Peyton Manning is the right move for Seattle.