When it comes to free agency, the Seahawks are proud bargain shoppers. Between head coach Pete Carroll, general manager John Schneider and salary-cap manager Matt Thomas, there’s an understanding that spending big in free agency typically means overpaying for a good-not-great player, which isn’t exactly the best way to build a roster when the draft offers better value.

This year will be different. Because the league’s salary cap will be much lower than teams expected this time last year, clubs will likely be unloading talent left and right in order to manage their books. A handful of players are victim to this every offseason but as our NFL beat writers detailed here, there could be close to 100 decent veterans on the market in the coming weeks. That’s music to Seattle’s ears, especially when you consider that the Seahawks can free up close to $40 million or $50 million in salary-cap space without cutting any key players. But remember, my…



Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here