- According to Blount, the team has no knowledge of Bennett wanting to be traded.
- Hill mentions that the Seahawks could target free agent DE Greg Hardy as potential replacement to Bennett.
The Falcons hired former Seahawks DC Dan Quinn and could really use a solid defensive end like Bennett.
Bennett, 29, signed four-year, $32 million contract that included $16 million guaranteed with the Seahawks in March of last year. He still has another three years remaining on the agreement to go along with base salaries of $6 million (2015), $4 million (2016), and $6 million (2017).
According to OverTheCap.com, trading Bennett would free up $2 million in cap space next year while also create $6 million in dead money.
In 2014, Bennett appeared in all 16 games and recorded 39 tackles, seven sacks, and a forced fumble.