The real-life reason new DE David King isn’t daunted by learning on fly in middle of Seahawks’ playoff race
David King was lying on his couch in his apartment in Northern Kentucky on Tuesday, enjoying the players’ day off of his work week on the Cincinnati Bengals’ practice squad. Then his phone buzzed.
One text from his agent and 15 hours later, the second-year defensive end was in a meeting with the Seattle Seahawks’ defense.
“Yeah, this is great,” King said this afternoon, after the Seahawks announced they had signed him to their active roster and released linebacker Allen Bradford. “I’m now on the best defense in the league.”
The Seahawks have told King they want him to …