Seahawks reportedly expected to release Malik McDowell
The Seattle Seahawks are expected to release Malik McDowell soon, according to a report.
NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport says the Seahawks have not cleared McDowell and they will likely release him.
The #Seahawks have not yet cleared 2017 2nd round pick DT Malik McDowell, and source said they are expected to release him in the near future. The hope is that another team will medically clear him.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 16, 2018
McDowell was the No. 35 overall pick last year out of Michigan State. He was in an ATV accident over the summer and missed the entire season due to injuries from that crash. As if that weren’t enough, he was then arrested for disorderly conduct in December.