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Clayton: Seahawks will pursue DE Ray Edwards

Jul 25, 2011, 9:14 AM | Updated: 2:44 pm

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Ray Edwards has 29.5 sacks in five seasons. (AP)

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ESPN’s John Clayton believes the Seahawks will pursue defensive end Ray Edwards once teams can negotiate with free agents sometime later this week.

In his column on ESPN.com, Clayton lists the Seahawks as the “leading suitor” for Edwards, with the Falcons as the “dark horse” team.

Edwards, 26, has 29.5 sacks in his five-year career, including eight last season. He was a fourth round pick in 2006.

Clayton doesn’t think the Seahawks will re-sign defensive end Raheem Brock. While he set a career-high with nine sacks last season, Brock is 33 and seemingly doesn’t fit the long-term plans of a team that wants to get younger.

Seattle used one of their seventh round picks on Lazarius Levingston, who played both defensive end and defensive tackle at LSU.

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