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Ex-Lion Quandre Diggs earns praise from Seahawks coach Pete Carroll

It was a shock to nearly everyone when the Detroit Lions decided to ship out Quandre Diggs not long after he signed a 3-year deal with the team.

And it didn’t take long for him to make an immediate impact on his new team, the Seattle Seahawks.

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“He’s doing stuff. I’m really excited about him,” Carroll said. “As a good player that’s got experience and good wherewithal and all that, he helps other players. He’s doing it. The confidence that comes from knowing he knows the game and knows what’s going on.”

Carroll also said the rest of the defense is feeding off Diggs and what he brings to the team.

“It’s the factor that really good players bring. Guys around them play better,” Carroll said.

Numerous Lions players were dismayed at the team’s decision to trade Diggs, and werequite vocal about it. It’s easy to see why with the impact he’s already brought to Seattle.

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