The era of the Griffin twins, one of the most heartwarming stories in Seattle sports history, is over.
But they stay together because “Shakil” and “Shakem Griffin” go to acks exonville as free agents, a decision that also means homeland. Both grew up in St. Petersburg, Flasia, for about three and a half hours. away from J exonville.
Cornerback Shaquill Griffin, as first reported by The Athletic and then confirmed by the NFL, has agreed a three-year deal with the Jaguars worth up to $ 44.5 million with a guaranteed $ 29 million.
His twin, Shaquem, seems to be joining the Jags by simply tweeting a “Going home” tweet from his agent Buddy Baker, who wrote “Duval”, the area where he lives. acks exonville.
Shakem was a limited agent, but was not expected to compete for Seattle և will become an unlimited free agent,, and it looks like he will now also sign with Acks Exonville.
Shakem Griffin alluded to the fact that he apparently will not be competing in a separate tweet, saying late Monday night that “you have no choice but to see me, I promise you.”
The twins played in Seattle for three years after Shaquem joined Shaquill in 2018 as the fifth-round pick of the team (he changed shirts և one year behind Shaquill in Central Florida).
It was a choice that was common not only to allow the two to stay together, but also to allow Shakem to achieve what they said was impossible. He played in the NFL despite losing his left arm when he was 4 years old due to amniotic fluid. syndrome
Acks Exonville entered the free agency circuit with more than $ 65 million in caps, the highest in the NFL, և began to gain momentum in free agencies. in his first year under new coach Urban Meyer
The Seahawks reportedly “pressed hard” on the NFL to keep Shaquille Griffin before he decided on the Jaguars. The main thing, according to the NFL network report, was Jacksonville’s ability to increase the contract value to $ 13 million a year, encouraging Griffin to earn more money.
Shaquill Griffin was the Seahawks’ third-round pick of 2017, and after the start of the right-hand corner, after the departure of Richard Sherman, in 2018 he moved to the most crucial left corner.
Griffin drafted the Pro Bowl after the 2019 season երեք had three major career disruptions in 2020, when he also missed games due to concussion and pedestrian injury.
Griffin becomes the third ex-Seahawk with the former Exonville, joining Carlos Hyde’s Philip Dorset, who agreed to a deal with the Jags on Monday.
Seattle is now likely to target Quinton Dunbar, who was traded to Washington last March and won the starting line-up before a knee injury disrupted his season.
Seattle returns to DJ Reed, who hit Danbar with a right-hand corner և could have done it this year. Tre Flowers, who started the 2018 և 2019 season in the right-hand position, is also under contract for the 2021 season.
ESPN ranks Griffin as the second best free agent available in this free agent class, the 21st overall among all free agents.
Griffin became a free agent after the Seahawks did not post a franchise label last week, as expected.
Griffin was paid $ 15.06 million for the 2021 season, all within Seattle’s wages.
Shaquem Griffin started as a weak wing midfielder for Seahawk in the starting lineup for the 2018 season. He spent the past two seasons mainly as a transfer specialist in special teams, but with the progress of the 2020 season, his playing time was decreasing.
He became a free agent this year when Seattle rejected him in the pre-season reduction of 53, which terminated the contract of his initial four-year newcomer. He later re-signed on the pitch, and then, after a good performance in the game against Dallas, was re-registered in the next list of 53 players.