Seahawks acquires Bengals’ Carlos Dunlap

By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher The Seattle Seahawks have added some pass rusher help on Wednesday. The Seahawks have acquired pass rusher in a trade with the Cincinnati Bengals. In exchange, the Bengals received center B.J. Finney. In addition, the team received a 2021 seventh-round draft pick. “We’re excited to get Finney in the building here,” Bengals head coach Zac Taylor said. “We’ve watched him play over the years from afar, and we like what we’re adding to the offensive line with him. He has good veteran experience and provides us with needed versatility.” He appeared in seven games, including four starts. He had 18 tackles, including two tackles for a loss and four quarterback hits. Dunlap also had 1.0 sacks and two pass deflections. He spent 10 1/2 seasons with the Bengals In his career, he appeared in 155 games including 115 starts. The North Charleston, South Carolina-born player had 472 tackles representing the Cincinnati, Ohio-based team. He also had 103 tackles for a loss and 227 quarterback hits. He also had 82.5 sacks with two interceptions with both returned for touchdowns; 20 forced fumbles, nine fumble recoveries, and 60 pass deflections. The 29-year-old Finney was an undrafted free agent after playing with the Kansas State Wildcats. This is his third NFL team after playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers and the Seahawks. He appeared in 59 games, including 13 starts with the Steelers. He made six appearances with the Seahawks before the trade. “Carlos had many fine seasons here and showed rare physical talent that took him to multiple Pro Bowls,” Bengals President Mike Brown said. “I will always remember the role he played as a key part of exceptional defenses that we rode to the playoffs year after year. There are a lot of fond memories I have of Carlos, and I wish him well.”

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