NFL Draft: 2008, 3rd Round, 92nd Pick
Years with Seahawks: 5 (2013-2017)
NFL Career as Player:
2008-2012 Detroit Lions
2013-2017 Seattle Seahawks
Avril started all 16 regular seasons in the 2014-2016 seasons, and totaled 32.5 sacks over his 5 seasons with the Seahawks – including a career-high 11.5 in the 2016 regular season. He suffered a neck injury in the 4th game of the 2017 season and was sidelined for the rest of the year. He was released by the Seahawks on May 4, 2018, with a failed physical designation.