Redding For Peterson Near Completion

The Detroit Lions are talking trade with the Seahawks, according to various reports. The potential deal would send Detroit DT Cory Redding to Seattle for LB Julian Peterson. Earlier reports indicated the Seahawks were close to cutting Peterson. Redding, a seventh-year veteran, has started at least 13 games for the Lions in each of the past five seasons. He had 38 tackles and three sacks in 2008, and had a career-high eight sacks in ’06.