Seahawks Expect Chris Clemons At Training Camp, Per Report

Apart from the obvious and conspicuous quarterback competition that awaits the Seattle Seahawks at the end of July as training camp begins, the other main storyline to watch will be Chris Clemons and his contract mini-holdout and negotiations. The situation hasn't yet reached full 'hold-out' status and that probably wouldn't even be possible until well past training camp has ended, but the team and fans alike have reason to be concerned that the two sides could remain at a stalemate even into the season.

But, as ProFootballWeekly reports,

"[The Seahawks] totally expect him to show up for training camp," said one team insider of Clemons, who opted to skip the team's mandatory minicamp and bite the bullet to the tune of $73,000 in fines and a forfeited $100,000 workout bonus. "But they also thought he was going to show up for the mandatory minicamp, and that didn't happen, so ...

"But I really think he'll show up for camp, whether he's signed a new deal or not."

Clemons is looking for a contract extension after two straight seasons with 11 sacks. He enters the final year of his deal on the heels of the Seahawks' decision to draft a pass rushing defensive end in Bruce Irvin, but both sides know that the Seahawks are better off with both players rushing the quarterback in 2012. How soon they come to an agreement remains up in the air, but here's to hoping Clemons doesn't skip training camp and fall behind in his training.

For more on the Seahawks, make sure you head to Field Gulls and join in on the discussion.

Check out the SB Nation Channel on YouTube

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Spinner

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.