New Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar will come to Seattle after a trade from the Washington Redskins before this week with just a single calendar year remaining on his present contract.
Dunbar experienced expressed a wish to get out of Washington with the position of his agreement getting one sticking among the numerous he experienced arrive to have from his earlier group. Dunbar is established to make $3.twenty five million in base wage this period from Seattle. Nevertheless, in an interview with 710 ESPN Seattle on Thursday, Dunbar reported the agreement would not be a difficulty for his new staff.
“It wasn’t all exclusively primarily based on a new agreement,” Dunbar stated of his displeasure with Washington. “It was about just, fundamentally, I gave a ton to the Washington Redskins organization. It was far more just a respect issue in that circumstance with the contract. It did not have to be based mostly only on an extension or everything like that. But no, it’s not likely to be an issue in Seattle.”
Dunbar said he experienced a several groups intrigued in him via trades but that the Seahawks ended up the put he desired to be. He has worked with Marquand Manuel in the progress of his cornerback approach. Manuel is now with the Philadelphia Eagles but applied to be in Seattle less than head mentor Pete Carroll and adopted Dan Quinn to Atlanta when he obtained the head coaching career with the Falcons right after the Seahawks’ Super Bowl XLIX loss to the New England Patriots. Already getting a experience for the way Seattle asks their cornerbacks to play and their observe record of good results designed them the most desirous solution for him,
“Before the trade was offered I experienced an opportunity with a few of teams and I preferred to go to Seattle,” Dunbar said. “At the stop of the working day I truly feel like it is a perfect situation for me to go out there and enjoy for a crew that competes for a championship each individual 12 months. So I’m just hunting forward to that and every thing will take treatment of alone. I just desired a new commencing and I’m just likely to go out there and assistance in whichever way I can. Everything else will consider treatment of itself.”
Dunbar had a career-high four interceptions for Washington in 11 games played for the crew.