The Seahawks brought back a piece of their Super Bowl XLVIII-winning defensive line on Friday afternoon, agreeing to terms on a contract with defensive end Chris Clemons.
Clemons, who had 11.0 sacks over the last two seasons with the Jaguars while playing under former Seattle defensive coordinator turned Jacksonville head coach Gus Bradley, last played for the Seahawks in 2013, when he had 4.5 sacks as part of a defensive line rotation that helped bring the franchise its first Lombardi Trophy.
Clemons originally joined the Seahawks as part of a trade with the Eagles in 2010, when Seattle sent defensive end Darryl Tapp to Philadelphia and received Clemons and a 2010 fourth-round draft pick in return. Clemons had 11.0 sacks during his first season in Seattle, posted another 11.0 in 2012 and 11.5 in 2013 before finishing the team's Super Bowl-championship season with 4.5, giving the former undrafted free agent 38.0 sacks through his four seasons in the Pacific Northwest.
Clemons, 34, will enter his 13th NFL season with the Seahawks and join an already disruptive D-line that features the likes of fellow pass rushers Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril, newly re-signed run stopper Ahtyba Rubin and nose tackle Sealver Siliga, who was added in free agency last month. Clemons was released by the Jaguars in March.
Take a look back at the best photos from defensive end Chris Clemons' time with the Seahawks.