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I don’t know if I have a whole lot else to say about Leroy Hill that I haven’t already said, but I’ll give it a shot.
While I’m obviously glad Hill is back, you have to wonder how much he has left in the tank. On the plus side, yeah, Hill is a veteran who should be good for some leadership muscle on this team. On the downside, he’s going to be turning 30 this September. The Seahawks are smart to be building up the defense through the draft, so long term we should be okay at linebacker. But, for this season, the Seahawks could really use the stability Hill can bring.
That having been said, it’s not like Hill has been an All Pro in his career. He’s been a solid starting linebacker for what has up until now been an underperforming defense. He’s never been THE guy; he’s a complementary player through and through. If he can just be THAT, if he can be more of the same, that’s all you can really ask.