The jovial big man was one of the likely cap casualties for the Seahawks. Cutting Red Bryant would save about $5.5 million in cap space. The Seahawks would also be cutting one of their biggest leaders, really the head of the defensive line group.
Source tells @FOXSports1@Seahawks expected 2 release DE Red Bryant & hope 2 use cap space toward new contract 4 pending UFA Michael Bennett
Bishop Sankey did nothing to hurt his draft status Sunday at the combine.
He ran a brisk 4.49 in the 40-yard dash, which was ahead of reputed speedsters De’Anthony Thomas (4.5) of Oregon, Lache Seastrunk (4.51) of Baylor and Tre Mason (4.5) of Auburn. Kent State back Dri Archer ran a blistering 4.26. Archer led FBS with three kick returns for touchdowns last year.
Sankey also did well in the bench press, putting up 26 reps, which was second-most. In addition, Sankey had solid vertical and broad jump numbers.
However, the combine doesn’t measure his best attribute, which is …