Seattle Seahawks Lose Burleson, Have Edge on Kampman, Atogwe

March 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As free agency began Thursday night, the Seattle Seahawks quickly learned a few things: They already need to find a new receiver to replace Nate Burleson; they could be the favorites to sign Aaron Kampman; and they have a surprising chance to upgrade at safety and hurt a division rival in one move.
Surprisingly, Burleson became the first big-money signing of the uncapped free-agency period, and in the process he joined former Seahawks Julian Peterson, Maurice Morris, and Will Heller in Detroit.
With Burleson getting $25 million over five years from the Lions, the market is now set for Kevin Walter, Antonio Bryant, and the other free-agent receivers. With Burleson gone and Walter possibly going to Baltimore, the annoying speculation linking the Seahawks to Denver receiver Brandon Marshall is all of a sudden heating up again.
Denver tendered the mercurial receiver at only the first-round level, which is code for, “We want to trade this punk. And...

Read Complete Article at Bleacher Report - NFL
Article is property of BleacherReport.com

readers comments