The pros and cons of the Seahawks re-signing Jadeveon Clowney

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Cons

Although Clowney is coming off a down year with the Seahawks, he’s still going to demand a huge contract in free agency. The whole reason he wanted out of Houston was because they refused to give him a long-term deal, so that’s more than likely what he’ll be seeking again this offseason.

He’ll probably demand a pretty penny as well. Clowney getting a contract that makes him one of the highest paid defensive ends is certainly a possibility.

A contract that doesn’t make Clowney one of the top-five highest paid edge rushers probably won’t get a deal done. His contract will likely be somewhere in the ball park of four years with an average salary of $17-$18 million with some guaranteed cash as well.

The Seahawks have the cap space to get this done, but it could strap them financially in the future. His talent may be worth it, though, so don’t be shocked if the Seahawks pony up and give him the big deal he desires.