StatsLLC: Dec 19 / 12:00a ET
News: A person with knowledge of the deal says the Seattle Seahawks have signed defensive end Cliff Avril to a $28.5 million, four-year extension, preventing one of their top pass rushers from reaching free agency.
Impact: Avril's deal comes a day after the Seahawks signed linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year extension worth $27 million. Avril and Wright were two of Seattle's priorities.