Lions trade beginning safety Quandre Diggs to Seahawks

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The Detroit Lions exchanged traded security Quandre Diggs and a 2021 seventh-round pick to the Seattle Seahawks for a 2020 fifth-round single out Tuesday.

Diggs had been a starter for the Lions since 2017 at opening cornerback and security. In the course of the last two seasons he had turned out to be one of Detroit’s most dependable players in the auxiliary, alongside Pro Bowl cornerback Darius Slay.

Diggs, 26, was a Pro Bowl interchange a year ago after a 78-handle, three-block attempt season with eight passes safeguarded. This season, he missed one game and part of another because of hamstring damage, yet had been on the field for a high level of snaps generally.

He wasn’t playing just as he did in 2018, yet at the same time had 20 handles through five games for the Lions.

In an Instagram post Tuesday night, Diggs said thanks to his previous Lions colleagues and communicated energy over his new group, writing, “Seattle let’s get it!! Ready to get to work and win more games!! Too hyped!!”

The Seahawks as of now have a logjam at security, in spite of the fact that starter Bradley McDougald is managing back fits that kept him out Sunday against Baltimore and Lano Hill is required to miss at any rate one more week with elbow damage. New kid on the block second-round pick Marquise Blair impressed coach Pete Carroll on Sunday while making his first vocation start. Free security Tedric Thompson, in the interim, permitted a 50-yard fruition on Baltimore’s first belonging that Carroll mourned as a “big mistake.”

“I hate that we gave them that,” Carroll said. “There’s no way that should ever happen.”

The Seahawks have an extra 2020 fifth-rounder from the Nick Vannett exchange with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Trading Diggs implies the Lions are probably going to begin third-adjust pick Will Harris at security alongside Tracy Walker, who supplanted the resigned Glover Quin in the lineup this season.

Detroit has a wealth of securities to use with Walker. Other than Harris, both veteran Tavon Wilson and youngster C.J. Moore could see more work in the cautious backfield, especially in nickel and dime packages.

In any case, proceeding onward from Diggs makes this the second back to back season wherein Detroit traded a player who was famous in the storage space and with fans. Kill was among Lions players to respond on Twitter, calling the exchange “bulls – ” in one of his tweets. Running back Kerryon Johnson, who was put on harmed save before Tuesday, likewise said something.

A year ago at the trade cutoff time, the Lions sent Golden Tate to Philadelphia for a third-round pick. Tate profits to Detroit for Sunday to play the Lions with his new group, the Giants.

In contrast to Tate, Diggs was not in the last year of his agreement when Detroit exchanged him. Diggs marked a three-year, $20.4 million expansion last season. He is under agreement until 2021 and has top hits of $6,991,666 in 2020 and $7,341,668 in 2021, yet no ensured cash in either season.

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