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Seattle Seahawks 2017 Free Agency Tracker
Who’s staying, who’s leaving and what new additions have been made to the Seahawks roster? Throughout free agency, we’ll update Seattle’s roster moves here—consider it your one-stop shop for Seahawks transactions. Read
Heaps Returns To Seahawks: Quarterback Jake Heaps, a Sammamish, Washington native and former Skyline High School standout, re-signed with the Seahawks on Tuesday. Heaps was with the Seahawks last spring but was released before the start of the regular season. He spent three weeks on Seattle's practice squad last year.
Sowell Signs With Bears: The Chicago Bears signed offensive lineman Bradley Sowell to a one-year contract, the team announced on Tuesday. Sowell started nine games for Seattle last season, including time at both left and right tackle. Sowell originally joined the Seahawks as a free agent, signing a one-year deal prior to the start of the 2016 season. Read
Gilliam Goes To 49ers; Seahawks Bring Back Three Familiar Faces: Offensive lineman Garry Gilliam, the Seahawks' starter at right tackle the past two seasons, signed a free-agent deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Tuesday. The Seahawks, meanwhile, signed linebacker Kache Palacio, who spent much of 2016 on Seattle's practice squad, and also re-signed running backs Terrence Magee and Troymaine Pope, each of whom were restricted rights free agents. Read
Seahawks Add LSU Track Star: Seattle added LSU track standout Cyril Grayson on Monday. Grayson, who last played organized football in 2011 as a senior in high school, impressed NFL talent evaluators at LSU's pro day workout last week. Read
More Linebacker Depth Added: Seattle signed former Pittsburgh Steelers and Washington Redskins linebacker Terence Garvin and re-signed linebacker Dewey McDonald, further adding to a position group that Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said would need its depth addressed this offseason. Read
Seattle Signs Wilhoite: The Seahawks continued to add to their linebacker depth Friday, signing former San Francisco 49er Michael Wilhoite, a five-year veteran with significant starting experience as an inside linebacker. Read
Safety Depth & Kicker Competition: The Seahawks signed Bradley McDougald and John Lunsford on Wednesday, adding both depth to the safety position and competition to the kicker spot. Read
Willson Re-Signs, Aboushi Added: The Seahawks made a pair of signings on Monday afternoon, bringing back tight end Luke Willson and adding offensive lineman Oday Aboushi. Willson, a 2013 third-round pick by Seattle, has caught 74 passes for 976 yards and seven touchdowns in four seasons with the Seahawks, while Aboushi, who most recently played for the Houston Texans, has been among the best guards in the league as a starter when it comes to pass protection over the past two seasons, allowing only four sacks or quarterback hits on 287 snaps during which the quarterback held the ball for more than 2.0 seconds.
Williams Signs With Colts: Brandon Williams, a reserve tight end and special teams player for the Seahawks last season, signed a free-agent deal with the Indianapolis Colts on Monday. Williams was active in all 16 games for Seattle in 2016, recording one start. In his lone season with the Seahawks, Williams made two catches for 36 yards and six tackles on special teams. Read
Shead Re-Signs, Brown Added: The Seahawks made a pair of signings on St. Patrick's Day, bringing last year's starting cornerback DeShawn Shead back to Seattle and adding former Ravens, Jaguars, and Jets linebacker Arthur Brown.
Jenkins Signs In Chicago: Defensive tackle John Jenkins, who originally joined the Seahawks in mid-November of last season, signed a free-agent deal with the Chicago Bears. For Seattle, Jenkins recorded four tackles in three games played, including playoffs. Read
A "Very Motivated" Lacy Signs: One day after agreeing to terms on a deal, former Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy visited Seahawks headquarters to officially sign with the club. “I’m very motivated to prove myself,” Lacy said. “I know what I’m able to do, but I just want to go out and show everybody that I can do it and will do it. I just can’t wait to get my chance.” Read
Thorpe Re-Signs With Seahawks: Cornerback Neiko Thorpe, one of Seattle's top special teams players from 2016, re-signed with the club on Tuesday afternoon. With last year's starting cornerback DeShawn Shead currently a free agent and recovering from a serious knee injury, Thorpe gives the Seahawks some needed secondary depth heading into the new season.
Lacy Lands In Seattle: Former Green Bay Packers running back Eddie Lacy agreed to terms on a deal with the Seahawks. Lacy, the 2013 Offensive Rookie of the Year, has rushed for 3,435 yards and 23 touchdowns in his four-year career while also proving to be a threat in the passing game, catching 101 passes for 900 yards and six scores. Read
Moore Re-Joins NFC East: Defensive end Damontre Moore, who finished 2016 on injured reserve for Seattle, agreed to terms on a deal with the Dallas Cowboys. A 2013 third-round pick by the New York Giants, Moore played in four games for the Seahawks last season, recording four tackles and half of a sack. Read
Joeckel Signs With Seahawks: Seattle added offensive line help on Saturday, signing former Jacksonville Jaguars lineman Luke Joeckel. The No. 2 overall pick in the 2013 draft, Joeckel started 39 games over four seasons with the Jaguars, spending most of his career at left tackle before moving to left guard last season. Read
Coyle Joins NFC West Rival: Linebacker Brock Coyle, who primarily served as a backup to middle linebacker Bobby Wagner and was a standout on special teams for the Seahawks, agreed to terms on a deal with the San Francisco 49ers on Friday. At his end-of-season press conference, head coach Pete Carroll said the Seahawks will look to add young depth at the linebacker spot this offseason. Read
Hauschka Heads To Buffalo: On the first day of the 2017 League year, Steven Hauschka, the Seahawks’ kicker since the 2011 season who set a franchise record with 175 field goals made, agreed to terms on a contract with the Buffalo Bills. Knowing Hauschka was on his way to the open market, the Seahawks signed former Minnesota Vikings kicker Blair Walsh earlier this offseason. Seattle has said it plans to have a competition at the kicker spot in training camp this summer. Read