The NFL has a hard salary cap, which means ever dollar spent on one player is a dollar that can’t be spent on another player. The Seahawks think things are reaching the point when there won’t be enough dollars to spread around.
Specifically, with defensive end Frank Clark currently unsigned on the franchise tag, and linebacker Bobby Wagner and defensive tackle Jarran Reed heading into the final seasons of their contracts, General Manager John Schneider says it won’t be easy to keep them all.
Schneider called it “feasible,” but “very challenging” to keep all three of Clark, Wagner and Reed beyond 2019.
The Seahawks are looking to trade Clark, and Schneider’s comments point to the reason for that: Realistically, if they sign Clark…