It may turn out that the biggest Seattle signing of free agency happened today, the day before the official signing period begins, when the Seahawks secured Michael Bennett for four more years.
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) March 10, 2014
Here are some links to some of our coverage, and some from a few other places, as well:
— Times columnist Larry Stone writes that home is where the heart is for Bennett;
— Here’s my story, looking also at where the Seahawks may go from here;
— And here is Jayson Jenks’ analysis of what it means for the Seahawks;
— Seahawks.com writes that Bennett saved his bear hug for the Seahawks;
— The Bears, who were expected to make a big run at Bennett, will now look elsewhere;
— The Chicago Tribune says losing out on Bennett is not fatal to the Bears;
— ProFootballTalk reports it was tough for Bennett to tell his brother he wouldn’t be signing with the Bears;
— Here’s the recap from NFL.com;
— NFL.com also says the Seahawks got Bennett for the “perfect price”;
— Finally, CBSSports.com notes that Bennett’s gamble on himself paid off big.