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Seahawks also get 5th-round pick

Updated: March 14, 2009, 8:36 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

Lions defensive tackle Cory Redding has been traded to Seattle for linebacker Julian Peterson.

The Lions also are sending the Seahawks a fifth-round draft choice to complete the deal.

Redding signed a seven-year, $47.8 million contract to stay in Detroit in 2007, when the team decided to move him from defensive end. Former Lions coach Rod Marinelli believed Redding would be able to help the "three-technique" defensive tackle format.

Though ...

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