Seahawks To Release DT Malik McDowell

The Seahawks have not yet cleared 2017 second-round pick Malik McDowell, and they are expected to release him in the near future, a source tells Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). The defensive tackle’s camp hopes another team will medically clear him. 

McDowell has yet to make his NFL debut. Last year, a summer ATV crash ruled him out for his entire would-be rookie season. In December, his career took another step back when he was arrested for disorderly conduct after an incident at an Atlanta night club. According to reports, McDowell demanded a refund on a $600 alcohol purchase. When he was told that he had no€™t yet paid that $600 tab, he got into a shouting match with club employees. When police arrived on the scene, he got into a verbal tirade with officers.

Last year, the Seahawks moved down three times from No. 25 before selecting McDowell with the No. 35 overall pick. At the time, it appeared be a savvy maneuver to land the Michigan State standout. Unfortunately, it turned out to be the latest draft miss from the Seattle front office.

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    • seattleite

      Yesterday was Jackie Robinson Day. I guess the Dodgers are a “SJW” team too. Just come out and share with the world what you’re really feeling.

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    • Seattlehof24

      Your ignorance is pretty typical in the US of late, unfortunately.

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  1. mcase7187

    God if he could play I’d love to see him with the pats

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  2. crosseyedlemon

    Dolphins will chase this guy thinking that it’s impossible to have an ATV accident on a beach.

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