Team hoping to work out long-term deal
The Seattle Seahawks insured themselves against a potential void at linebacker by placing their franchise tag on Leroy Hill to keep him from leaving in free agency.
The team and Hill's agent both said they want a long-term contract to keep the playmaker in Seattle.
"Yeah, absolutely. ... This is his first chance to remain a
Seahawk with a long-term deal," agent Todd France said Thursday
while on his cell phone as he walked off a plane in Indianapolis,
where he is attending ...
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