Atlanta Falcons defensive end and soon-to-be free agent John Abraham will visit the Seattle Seahawks, according to NFL.com's Kimberly Jones. The Seahawks struggled to put consistent pressure on the quarterback in 2012, and Abraham boasts a consistent track record.
The 12-year veteran out of South Carolina notched 10 sacks for the Falcons last season while logging 15 starts. Abraham added a career-high seven passes defensed and six forced fumbles. Abraham has posted double-digit sack totals in seven different years, and has 122 for his career.
Seattle finished the year ranked 21st in adjusted sack rate, according to Football Outsiders. That was the only apparent weakness in an otherwise stout defense. The Seahawks struggled to get to the quarterback most on the road, and eight of their 36 total sacks came in one game against the Green Bay Packers.
The Seahawks do have money to spend in the offseason. Seattle carried over $13 million in cap space from 2012, and many of its top stars remain under contract.