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Seahawks don’t expect 2016 Kam Chancellor holdout

By April 5, 2016 May 12th, 2016 No Comments

The Seahawks won their contract staredown with Kam Chancellor last summer after the hard-hitting safety missed two months of practice and the first two games of the regular season.

When the Seattle front office refused to adjust Chancellor’s contract in September, the four-timePro Bowler responded by noting that “those thingsI’d rather deal with at the end of the season.”

Nearly four months since the end of the 2015 season, all remains quiet on the Chancellor contract front.

In a Tuesday interview with KIRO in Seattle, general manager John Schneider said he does not expect Chancellor to hold out this time around.

After resisting trade feelers for Chancellor prior to the start of last season, Schneider recently said the defensive leader will “absolutely” be with Seattle in 2016.

Chancellor is due $5.1 million this season and $6.8 million in 2017, the final season of a five-year, $29 million contract signed in April of 2013.

When asked what he learned about last year’s holdout, Chancellor told the Seattle Times last week that “the past is the past.”

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