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Renton, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have placed defensive end Jason Jones on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Hebron Fangupo from the practice squad to the active roster, the team announced this morning. In Fangupo’s place, Seattle signed wide receiver Bryan Walters to the practice squad.
Jones signed with Seattle on March 21 as an unrestricted free agent and played in 12 games, collecting 11 tackles (eight solo), 3.0 sacks, six passes defensed and one fumble recovery. Originally selected by the Tennessee Titans in the second round (54th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft, Jones has played in 61 games with 31 starts, with 190 tackles (111 solo), 18.5 sacks, 20 passes defensed, six forced fumbles and one fumble recovery.
Fangupo signed to Seattle’s practice squad on September 11 after spending time in the spring with the Houston Texans.
Walters, who attended Juanita High School in Kirkland, played in four games with three catches for 27 yards with the San Diego Chargers in 2011. He was released this past training camp by the Minnesota Vikings.