Cliff Avril RUMORS & NEWS

  • Cliff Avril: Frank Clark skipping OTA's to send contract message

    247 Sports "Let the potential contract disputes multiply and be fruitful. As the Seattle Seahawks contend with a potentially unhappy Earl Thomas who appears to be skipping the team's offseason program in protest of his lack of a new deal, another contract dispute may be potentially brewing..." June 04

  • Retired Cliff Avril admits Russell Wilson Super Bowl 49 INT derailed Seahawks' locker room

    CBS Sports "Calling the NFL a game of inches is cliche, but when you consider that a single play from the 1-yard line managed to alter the course of history for two franchises, it's not that far-fetched a phrase. Super Bowl XLIX is one of the great games ever played, and it culminated in a stunning..." May 25

  • Seahawks likely to save $5.975 million on Cliff Avril release

    247 Sports "Unlike in 2017, the Seattle Seahawks aren't strapped for cash heading into the 2018 season. In fact, barring a major change or sudden offseason pickup, like signing a big name player to a one-year deal like Dez Bryant, the Seahawks have more than enough money to navigate the entire season..." May 09

  • Cliff Avril Says “A Few” Teams Have Contacted Him, Waiting To See What Doctors Have To Say

    NFL Trade Rumors "Former Seahawks DE Cliff Avril tells Sirius XM NFL Radio that he has been in contact with “a few” NFL teams since he was released by Seattle last week. However, Avril says it will come down to what his doctors have to say about the progress he’s made from a serious neck injury. “But for me it’s..." May 09

  • Cliff Avril to become morning sports radio host in Seattle

    Larry Brown Sports "Cliff Avril’s career with the Seahawks officially came to an end on Friday when the team released him, but the defensive end will continue working in Seattle. Avril has accepted a job with 950 Sports Radio KJR, where he will join Jason Puckett as a morning sports talk show host. The station..." May 07

  • Pete Carroll not happy with having to release Cliff Avril

    ESPN "The Seahawks have released veteran defensive end Cliff Avril with a failed physical designation, the team announced Friday. Avril's football future had been in serious doubt since he suffered a career-threatening neck/spine injury last October, causing him to miss the final 12 games of the..." May 05

  • Seahawks Release Cliff Avril

    Pro Football Rumors "The Seahawks announced they have released Cliff Avril with a failed physical designation. Avril lost half of the 2017 season to a back injury which reportedly could keep him from returning to the field. In January, Avril said that he would push to continue playing. “I believe so,” Avril said..." May 04

  • Cliff Avril’s quality of life bigger than his Seahawks future: “I just want to play basketball with my kids”

    Tacoma News Tribune "Cliff Avril remains the way he’s always been while with the Seahawks. Grounded. Appreciative. Real. The Pro Bowl defensive end--one of my favorite people I’ve covered in Seattle--made some fans excited Monday during an appearance on NFL Network. Host Steve Wyche asked Avril if after his..." January 18

  • Cliff Avril intends to play football again despite neck injury "Cliff Avril will not go gently into that good night. The Seahawks defensive end intends to play in 2018, despite missing most of the 2017 season with a career-threatening neck injury. "I believe so," Avril told NFL Network's Steve Wyche on The Aftermath when asked if he will ever play..." January 15

  • Pete Carroll: Kam Chancellor, Cliff Avril to Have 'Hard Time' Playing Again

    Bleacher Report "Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Tuesday he isn't sure if either safety Kam Chancellor or defensive end Cliff Avril will play football again after each suffered neck injuries in the 2017 season. "Cliff and Kam are going to have a hard time playing football again," he said, per Bob..." January 02