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Benson Mayowa: Let go by Seattle
The Seahawks released Mayowa on Wednesday, Tom Pelissero of NFL Network reports.
Mayowa recorded six sacks during his first year with Seattle in 2020 and was re-signed on a two-year, $8.8 million deal a year ago. His production took a step back in his second season with Seattle, however, as he finished 2021 with 30 total tackles and one sack in 15 games. The 30-year-old has played with four different organizations over the past five years and is now in search of a new team once again.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Clear to play Thursday
Mayowa (neck) is officially active for Thursday's game against the Rams.
Mayowa was considered questionable after sitting out the past two games with the neck issue, and he'll return to action on Thursday Night Football. The 30-year-old totaled five tackles and one sack across the first two games of the season before suffering the injury.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Receives questionable tag
Mayowa (neck) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Rams, John Boyle of the Seahawks' official site reports.
Mayowa was listed as a full practice participant the past two days but was unable to avoid the questionable tag. The 30-year-old missed the past two games with the neck injury but appears on track to play Thursday.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: May be ready for Week 5
Mayowa (neck) logged a full practice Tuesday, Gregg Bell of The Tacoma News Tribune reports.
Mayowa has missed the last two games due to a neck injury. While the full practice signals that he should return for Thursday's matchup against the Rams, Mayowa also logged a full practice prior to being inactive in Week 4.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Downgraded to out
Mayowa (neck) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the 49ers.
Mayowa was inactive for Week 3, but he appeared on track to return in Week 4 after logging a full practice Wednesday. However, the 30-year-old defensive end has now suffered a setback and will be inactive for the second straight week. Darrell Taylor and Alton Robinson both saw increased snaps during Mayowa's absence against the Vikings and should garner similar workloads against the 49ers.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Back to full health
Mayowa (neck) was a full participant in practice Wednesday, Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times reports.
Mayowa was forced to miss the Seahawks' Week 3 matchup against the Vikings. However, now back to a full practice, he should return to a rotational role along the team's defensive line in Week 4 against the 49ers. Through two games, Mayowa has recorded five tackles and one sack.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Inactive against Vikings
Mayowa (neck) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Vikings.
Mayowa racked up five tackles (four solo) in the first two games of the season, but he won't take the field for this Week 3 matchup. As a result, Kerry Hyder might see increased snaps as his replacement.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Inks two-year pact
Mayowa signed a two-year contract worth up to $8.8 million with the Seahawks on Tuesday, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports.
Mayowa finished third on the Seahawks with six sacks in 2021, so he'll return to the team for an encore. The 29-year-old's playing time tapered off a bit toward the end of the season, but he still started in nine of his 13 appearances. The Seahawks also signed Kerry Hyder to a three-year, $16.5 million contract Tuesday, so Mayowa will need to beat out L.J. Collier (ankle) and possibly Alton Robinson for a starting job in 2021.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Rings up six sacks in 2020
Mayowa posted 24 tackles, six sacks, three pass breakups and two forced fumbles over 13 regular-season games in the 2020 season.
Mayowa was an immediate boost to the Seahawks' pass rush, as he finished third on the team with six sacks and led the team with 14 quarterback hits. Despite missing three games, Mayowa logged a career-high 571 snaps on defense. He'll turn 30 years old in training camp next season, and it remains to be seen if he'll be re-signed. The Seahawks could also lose Carlos Dunlap in free agency, so they may need to keep Mayowa around if they're not comfortable with Rasheem Green, L.J. Collier and Alton Robinson taking on larger roles.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Generates six sacks in 2020
Mayowa recorded three tackles (two solo), two sacks and a forced fumble in Sunday's 26-23 win over the 49ers.
Mayowa broke a three-game sack drought to tack on two sacks in the season finale. The 29-year-old defensive end finished the 2020 season with six total sacks, good for third on the team. Mayowa will be an unrestricted free agent in March.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Healthy for Week 11
Mayowa (ankle) doesn't carry an injury designation into Thursday's game against the Cardinals, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.
Mayowa will return after a three-week absence. He posted a career-best seven sacks for the Raiders last season but has just two sacks through six games played with Seattle.... See More ... See Less
Seahawks' Benson Mayowa: Will miss another contest
Mayowa (ankle) has been ruled out for Sunday's game versus the Rams, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio 950 KJR Seattle reports.
Mayowa will watch from the sidelines for a third straight week, as he failed to practice all week and can't seem to shake the ankle injury. The Seahawks' trade acquisition of Carlos Dunlap helps cover for Mayowa's absence, and both L.J. Collier and Rasheem Green should see extra work until Mayowa returns.... See More ... See Less
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