Seattle Seahawks rumors suggest receiver Greg Jennings could be a good fit for the team. As the Seahawks try to build for a run at the 2016 Super Bowl, it makes sense to add more weapons for quarterback Russell Wilson. The team already secured Marshawn Lynch to a three-year contract extension and made a huge trade for Jimmy Graham. As the 2015 NFL Draft approaches, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times notes that he could be a good addition.
“Receiver Greg Jennings was released Saturday by the Minnesota Vikings, and almost immediately there was speculation that the Seahawks might be a good fit as his next team. Jennings spent the first seven years of his career with the Packers, who took him in the second round of the 2006 draft at a time when current Seattle general manager John Schneider worked for the Packers.”
Greg Jennings played in all 16 games for the Minnesota Vikings in 2014. His durability alone shows why he is showing up in Seattle Seahawks rumors this offseason. He ended up with 59 catches for 742 yards and six touchdowns for an offense that had a lot of trouble. It was his second season with the Vikings, but the team decided it was time to try to get out of the five-year, $45 million free agent deal that had been signed. By releasing him, the Vikings were able to save $5 million against the 2015 salary cap. Enter the Seattle Seahawks rumors of the past 24 hours.
With several open roster slots, it’s clear that the Seahawks needed to add several weapons during the NFL offseason. The front office pulled off a huge trade to acquire one of the best tight ends in the game (Jimmy Graham), but another move might be needed to make the offense even more dangerous. Having a veteran like Greg Jennings could certainly help the team based on his past experience and he certainly made Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers look really good.
Seattle Seahawks defensive back Will Blackmon might have left a heavy hint when he took to Twitter over the weekend.
I have a feeling I know where @GregJennings might end up….
— Will Blackmon (@willblackmon) March 14, 2015
While there hasn’t been any confirmation from the front office or any comments from Greg Jennings about what his next move might be, it’s hard for fans of the team not to be excited about this. Adding a veteran receiver that has already won a Super Bowl makes these Seattle Seahawks rumors too good to not devour.
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