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Seattle Seahawks are already approaching 2022 with a massive rebuild, and one of their cornerstones may be missing for at least some time.
Jamal Adamswho the Seahawks acquired in 2020 through the New York Jets, missed Thursday practice with a hand injury that head coach Pete Carroll said safety was “really concerned about.”
During the off-season, Adams had two of his fingers healed after spraining them several times over the past few seasons; however, something “just wasn’t right” with that left hand.
“He has an opinion on this…” Carroll told reporters after a workout on Thursday. through the newsroom. “He needs to check it out. He’s really worried. He’s very upset that he has to miss something.”
Carroll added that he didn’t know how long Adams would be out and if the operation would be on the table.
The Seahawks, who also received a fourth-rounder in the trade, send the Jets two first-round picks, a third-rounder, and safety Bradley McDougald. They signed Adams to four year deal worth north of $70 million, with more than half of that amount ($38 million) guaranteed.
However, having missed only two games during his entire tenure with the Jets, Adams missed nine games in his two seasons with Seattle. 60.1 PFF last year. He underwent surgery to repair a torn lip, ending his 2021 campaign.
Meanwhile, the Jets used their picks to draft OL Aliya Vera-Tucker last year (using a third-round trade pick) and WR Garrett Wilson in this year’s draft.
Adams is currently the highest paid player for the Seahawks after the team trade. Russell Wilson to the Denver Broncos.