Do Leroy Hill and Brandon Marshall Have Futures with Seattle Seahawks?

April 13, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As the Seahawks commence their first minicamp under coach Pete Carroll, controversy swirls around the futures of Walter Jones, Leroy Hill, and Brandon Marshall.
But there is no question about Patrick Kerney’s situation, as the 33-year-old defensive end reportedly has decided to retire.
Kerney’s status with the team was tenuous anyway, considering he was due to make $5.17 million in 2010, was coming off elbow surgery, and has a bad shoulder. He missed 10 games over the last two seasons because of the shoulder and other issues.
In a statement released by the Seahawks, Kerney said, “The toll that has been taken on my body will no longer allow me to train, and hence, perform, at a level that is acceptable to me.”
Kerney likely will have to repay the unamortized portion of the $10-million signing bonus he received in 2007, which amounts to $5 million. So, the Hawks should save over $10 million because of his retirement.
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