NFC Notes: Seahawks, Dunbar, Lions, Davis

Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar surrendered to police, hours after his alleged accomplice Deandre Baker did the same on Saturday. Dunbar’s attorney Michael Grieco shared the news on Instagram and, just like Baker’s attorney, he vehemently denied the accusations against his client.

As I write this an innocent man sits in jail, facing charges that hold no water,” Grieco wrote. “His career and reputation have been put in jeopardy as a result of an overzealous [Miramar, Florida police department] that was so excited about arresting a pro football player that they tweeted out their celebration and even tagged his employer in their virtual touchdown dance…When this case gets dropped ,I wonder if the Miramar cops will be tweeting out their apology too.”

Dunbar is facing four felony counts of armed robbery with a firearm. Regardless of the legal outcome, he could be in for a world of trouble with Roger Goodell & Co.

Here’s more from the NFC:

  • The Seahawks addressed their need for a veteran backup quarterback by re-signing Geno Smith on Thursday, but there’s still more mid-offseason work to be done. In addition to their obvious need for edge rushing help, they could still use some experience at running back, plus a run-stuffing defensive tackle to help replace the void left by Al Woods‘ departure, Brady Henderson of ESPN.com tweets.
  • Even though the Lions turned down Jarrad Davis‘ option for 2021, the linebacker says that he’s more motivated than ever to perform. “I’m here to win games and to go out and compete each and every day,” Davis said (via Benjamin Raven of MLive.com). “We’ve got a lot of guys in the room right now that are going to breathe a lot of competition at our linebacker position and make us a better defense. I’m really excited just to get back to work. Fifth-year option situation, it is what it is.” This year, Davis will look to restore his value and cash in as a free agent in 2021. The former first-round pick hasn’t lived up to expectations so far, but new Lions ‘backers Jamie Collins and Reggie Ragland should help to take some of the pressure off.
  • On Friday, the Saints added running back Ty Montgomery to their stable. Montgomery showed tremendous promise with the Packers in 2016, when he averaged 5.9 yards per carry. He could shine once again in a smaller role with the Saints, playing behind Alvin Kamara and Latavius Murray.
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10 comments on “NFC Notes: Seahawks, Dunbar, Lions, Davis

  1. Ironman_4life

    I was not there so im just guessing weapons were fired and numerous people were robbed. These guys are fukkkked.

    • king beas

      Haven’t heard that weapons were fired but I also don’t think that people would make up an armed robbery

      • kaehlaone

        No weapons fired, no weapon for Dunbar, all four victims recanted on video and independent witness confirms same. Referring to Dunbar only.

  2. wagner13

    What indicates Seattle’s in need of a runningback? They’re loaded with depth. Also, of course Davis is motivated to perform given that he’s playing for a new contract. Why would declining his fifth year option compel him to stop trying?

      • wagner13

        Did they not recently draft Homer and Dallas? I think edge rusher is more of a priority right now. I suppose they’ll also need a new cornerback after Dunbar went off the rails…

        • Hawktattoo

          I agree with ya…they need to look at the edge or CB now more. A good edge helps the CB position. Homer played pretty decent last year in playoffs.

  3. crosseyedlemon

    The very idea that Florida cops could be overzealous, inept and self serving is preposterous. ☻

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