Seattle Seahawks sign defensive lineman Zachary Allen

Jul 16, 2021 Article

Bakersfield Bakersfields, California, USA — Seattle Seahawks announced today the signing of free agent defensive lineman, Zachary “Zack” Allen.

The 6-foot-3, 285-pound defensive lineman from South Carolina played in his first two seasons for the San Francisco 49ers and was named the 49ers Most Outstanding Defensive End in 2017 and 2018.

Allen has made a career-high eight Pro Bowls, with five starts.

A native of New York City, Allen is currently training in Europe.

The former sixth-round pick has appeared in six games with the Washington Redskins and the Jacksonville Jaguars.

He has played in 14 career games and has recorded five sacks, one interception and 10 quarterback hurries.

A member of the New York Giants defensive line, Allen has totaled five sacks and seven quarterback huries.

The San Francisco native will be available for the team’s upcoming preseason game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Allen’s signing brings Seattle’s defensive line depth to three.

The Seahawks signed former 49ers defensive end, Kyle Van Noy, and former Seahawks defensive tackle, Kendall Langford.

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