According to Adam Caplan of the Scout.com network, the Seahawks have decided not to offer a restricted free agency tender to special teams captain LB Lance Laury. While Laury has been good on special teams, no one on that squad has been great. Laury was essentially only a special teamer last year getting basically no snaps as a linebacker, despite the sometimes thin ranks. Herring backed up both OLB spots.
Still, it seems a little surprising not to offer even the lowest tender to Laury, but perhaps the new folks just didn’t like what they saw from him or weren’t willing to secure that roster spot just yet. LBs are a strength for the Hawks, and Laury was only tangentially a part of that squad at this point. Also, just because he isn’t tendered, doesn’t mean he won’t return to the team if no one else is interested. Time will tell.