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 Post subject: Give me 2 Free Agency predictions
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Free agency starts tomorrow at 1 pacific time I believe?

So give me your best guess:

1. The first free agent the Seahawks sign (agreeing to a deal with Percy Harvin doesnt count): Who will it be, and when will it be?

2. The first Seahawk to sign a deal elsewhere.

My prediction: The first free agent we sign will be Charles Woodson. Thursday afternoon.

First Seahawk to sign elsewhere: Jason Jones to Detroit, Tuesday evening. (I think Seattle would like to have him back but Detroit offers more years making them more appealing)

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 Post subject: Re: Give me 2 Free Agency predictions
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First FA: John Abraham, Friday

First Seahawk to depart: Jason Jones, Detroit

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Desmond Bryant- Tuesday

Jason Jones- Tuesday


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We are going to sign player X and someone else is going to sign player Z

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No way on Woodson. Desmond Bryant on Wednesday. Jason Jones is the obvious pick, but I'll hang myself out on a limb and say Obo gone on Tuesday.

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Umenyiora: Thursday
Jones: tuesday


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 Post subject: Re: Give me 2 Free Agency predictions
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kearly wrote:
Desmond Bryant- Tuesday

Jason Jones- Tuesday


I hope you're right (at least on the first part). I was thinking we'd get Bryant but it might take a few days. After the trade today I think we might overpay a bit for a guy like Bryant just to land him. It certainly appears we're not waiting to try and win it in a couple years but going all in right now.

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Desmond Bryant, Abraham at the same time :)

Second prediction :) - Vince Young

I thought it was at midnight guess not


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Abraham signed on Wednesday (after a full day of people freaking out that we are doing nothing etc)
Jason Jones to Detroit on Tuesday night

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Desmond Bryant Tuesday

Jason Jones Tuesday

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Fred Davis on Wednesday

Branch to Jacksonville Wednesday


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Michael Bennett-Wednesday

Jason Jones- tuesday


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I expect the first FA we sign to be a very minor one (someone to provide depth/competition at a particular position), as I don't expect the Hawks to go 'all in' on any Michael Bennett/Desmond Bryant-type upper-tier FA's in the first couple of days (not that I'd mind if they did, though). So I'll go with Giants LB Keith Rivers, a former player of Carroll/Norton's at USC, to compete for the WLB job, and to provide depth at all 3 LB positions and contribute on ST's.

The first to sign elsewhere, I'll say, will be Alan Branch. There's always a market for scheme-versatile run-stuffers his size, and teams will be intrigued by his 2011 season. I expect Jason Jones' injury question marks to prolong his signing as teams do their due dilligence, and as his agent works to negotiate a best offer.


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Abraham early Wednesday
Branch early Friday


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Jason Jones will join Detriot Tuesday and a lot of .Net will freak out about losing pass rushers then an hour or two later Abraham will sign with the Seahawks.

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kearly wrote:
Desmond Bryant- Tuesday

Jason Jones- Tuesday


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