It’s April of 2023, however the drama round Pro Bowl quarterback Russell Wilson’s commerce from the Seattle Seahawks to the Denver Broncos, which occurred in March of 2022, by no means ends. Seattle Seahawks 2023 free agent signee and defensive finish Dre’mont Jones, who joined the workforce on a three-year, $51 million contract this offseason, might have been a Seahawk final offseason.
He revealed at his introductory press convention Monday that Seattle initially wished him included within the bundle of property despatched to them in alternate for Wilson. Instead, the Seahawks ended up receiving three gamers (QB Drew Lock, TE Noah Fant and DL Shelby Harris) together with 5 draft picks (two firsts, two seconds and one fifth). Jones voiced his frustration with the Broncos excluding him from the commerce after which not signing him to a contract that he would have considered as respectable.
“I imply, shit, they need to have simply traded me from the bounce,” Jones stated, by way of the Tacoma News Tribune. “I used to be included within the commerce. Denver stated no . . . Denver did not pay me my correct respects, so I’m right here as a result of they revered me from the bounce.”
The 26-year-old has recorded a minimal of 5.5 sacks and 7 tackles for loss in each season since 2020 after shifting to the defensive finish spot from defensive sort out after his rookie yr in 2019. Last season, Jones had a profession yr with 6.5 sacks and 9 tackles for loss. He joins a Seattle squad set to enhance in an enormous method by means of the 2023 NFL Draft this month because the Seahawks are in possession of 4 picks within the first two rounds, their very own and the Broncos’. Denver’s first- and second-round picks that belong to the Seahawks are the fifth choose in every of the opening two rounds.
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