Frank Clark dropped Seahawks teammate with flying punch in practice

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Defensive end Frank Clark and right tackle Germain Ifedi exchanged some angry words during a drill, which led to Clark punching Ifedi.

Per USA Today, things got heated after Will Pericak was thrown into a water dispenser by Rodney Coe, when Clark got involved and punched Ifedi, "who remained on the ground before walking off the field with trainers".

The former Michigan Wolverine was kicked out of Seattle Seahawks practice Thursday after punching teammate Germain Ifedi, on the back end of a practice scrum. Ifedi was tended to on the sideline briefly and then taken inside as well.

Carroll said Ifedi is "fine" but did not elaborate and also referred to him as "hurt".

During one-on-one pass rushing drills, Coe and Pericak matched up against each other. After the skirmish subsided, Clark hit Ifedi, who had removed his helmet.

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll addressed the fight with the media after practice and made it clear that there was no place for Clark's actions, according to Greg Bell of the Seattle News Tribune. Frustrations and stuff like that. You can't do it in the game; you get ejected, which is just what you saw happen. "We've taken a big stance against it and really disappointed it happened on day four (of camp)".

The second-round pick played in 15 games in 2016 and was second on the team behind Cliff Avril with 10 sacks.

Training camp fights aren't uncommon, but that doesn't make them a good idea.

Prior to arriving in Seattle, Clark was dismissed from the MI football team after he was arrested for domestic violence in 2014. "But we can talk about it and figure out where we stand upon that line again".

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