Seattle Seahawks Waiting Game with Leroy Hill All To Void Contract?

12th Man RisingContributor IMay 30, 2010

SEATTLE - NOVEMBER 02:  Leroy Hill #56 of the Seattle Seahawks stands on the field during the game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Qwest Field on November 2, 2008 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
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Interesting piece from Pro Football Talk in regards to Leroy Hill and his legal issues.

I knew that his contract was voidable after two seasons, but I didn’t know the specifics of all the working parts to make that happen.

As has been reported , Hill has been asked to stay away from practice despite not being officially suspended yet; with the wrath of Satan, I mean, Roger Goodell, inevitable, it is a safe bet he will face a one to two game suspension at least.

Regardless, that is very minimal, and with a guy like David Hawthorne in the background, wouldn’t be a significant issue.

The reason for the wait and see approach is that the Seahawks have a specific way to void his contract without paying him a penny; as Mike Florio points out...

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