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Jordan Hill | Defensive Lineman | #79

Team: Jacksonville Jaguars
Age / DOB:  (25) / 2/8/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 291
College: Penn State
Drafted: 2013 / Rd. 3 (87) / SEA
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Seahawks waived/injured DT Jordan Hill.
He suffered a hamstring injury on Thursday and had been hurt most of the summer. Hill, a 2013 third-rounder, held up well against the run across 300-plus snaps last season. He'll likely get an injury settlement soon. Sep 3 - 6:57 PM

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Seahawks DT Jordan Hill suffered a strained quad in the Week 5 loss to the Bengals.

He's expected to miss a "few weeks." Hill is a key rotational lineman, who's received really strong pass-rush marks the first five weeks of the season.
Mon, Oct 12, 2015 06:29:00 PM

DT Jordan Hill exited the Seahawks' Week 5 game against the Bengals with a quad injury and is doubtful to return.

Hill recorded two tackles before exiting. With Hill sidelined, David King will back up Brandon Mebane at defensive tackle.
Sun, Oct 11, 2015 02:49:00 PM

Seahawks placed DT Jordan Hill on injured reserve with a calf injury, ending his season.

S Steven Terrell has been promoted from the practice squad in a corresponding roster move. The No. 87 overall pick of the 2013 draft, Hill played 366 snaps, generating 5.5 sacks. He also picked off a pass and notched 19 tackles. He'll be back as a rotational pass rusher for 2015.
Tue, Jan 6, 2015 06:14:00 PM

Seahawks DT Jordan Hill (biceps) returned to practice Wednesday.

It's his first time practicing since August 21. The No. 87 overall pick in this year's draft, Hill will compete for snaps behind starters Brandon Mebane and Tony McDaniel.
Wed, Sep 25, 2013 03:53:00 PM

According to CBS 21, Seahawks third-round DT Jordan Hill is out 3-6 weeks with a partial biceps tear.

He is not expected to need surgery. It's a chance for the Seahawks' loaded defensive line to flash its depth. Clinton McDonald and Jesse Williams are next up at defensive tackle behind starters Brandon Mebane and Michael Bennett.
Thu, Aug 22, 2013 08:22:00 AM

Seahawks agreed to terms with No. 87 overall pick DT Jordan Hill on a four-year, $2.76 million contract.

The Seahawks plan to use Hill as a three-technique tackle, though he could also see time at the nose. Hill boasts only average athleticism to go along with his 6-foot-1, 303-pound frame, but has a relentless motor and was highly productive in the Big 10. Snaps will be hard to come by along the Seahawks' loaded defensive line, but Hill could make an impact down the line.
Fri, May 10, 2013 11:59:00 AM

The Seahawks plan to use No. 87 overall pick Jordan Hill at three-technique defensive tackle.

At 6-foot-1, 303, it's Hill's natural position. "We’re going to play him at the 3-technique, and he can play at nose as well," explained coach Pete Carroll. "We like to move him ... not just stick him on the center like we do with (Brandon) Mebane. We’re hoping to use his special quicks." Hill will be part of a deep rotation with Mebane, Michael Bennett, Clint McDonald, and Tony McDaniel.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 12:37:00 AM

Seahawks selected Penn State DT Jordan Hill with the No. 87 overall pick.

Hill (6-foot-1 1/4, 303) was a consensus first-team All-Big Ten pick as a senior, registering 64 tackles -- 8.5 for a loss -- and 4.5 sacks despite playing through a knee injury. He had the knee scoped after the season. Hill recovered by the Combine and ran 5.23 with a 1.75 ten-yard split. Not blessed with star athleticism or size, Hill atones with a relentless style and all-around game. After the Seahawks lost Jason Jones to free agency, Hill will compete to contribute as a pass-rushing threat from the inside behind Michael Bennett.
Fri, Apr 26, 2013 09:54:00 PM

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