Seahawks trade Michael Bennett to Eagles as Sherman’s future unclear

  • Super Bowl champs add to defensive line depth with splashy trade
  • Bennett, 32, is due to earn $7.4m in first of three remaining years
  • NFL Network reports Sherman’s future with Seahawks is not clear

The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to trade three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Bennett to the Philadelphia Eagles in exchange for a fifth-round draft pick and backup wide receiver Marcus Johnson, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Wednesday.

Bennett, 32, is due to earn $7.4m next season, the first of three remaining years on his contract, making him a poor fit for a Seattle team looking to get younger and cheaper on defense.

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