Rashaun Allen didn’t just catch everything thrown his way during the Seahawks’ three-day minicamp over the weekend; the rookie tight end from Southern University also caught the eyes of the coaches.
Allen, who was participating in the minicamp on a tryout basis, was signed Monday, the club announced.
Also signed were defensive end
The 6-4, 250-pound Allen went up between four defenders to catch a touchdown pass from
Marsh also had an impressive minicamp. The 6-4, 254-pound Marsh worked primarily at end, but also showed the versatility to move inside to tackle in the nickel line.
“He came in here in great shape,” coach Pete Carroll said on Sunday. “He was flying round the whole time. He never showed any signs of wearing down. He’s very active, a very instinctive football player. He moved around to a couple of different spots here to give us some looks. That’s pretty exciting. It’s pretty exciting that he’s so active.”
If that dual role and relentless production sounds familiar it’s because the coaches envisioned Marsh filling a role similar to the one
“The role that we kind of talked about – kind of like Michael Bennett – it looks like that might have a chance,” Carroll said. “We’ll take a lot of time to figure that out. But Cassius looked very good, by far the most active guy out there.”
Isles worked at right tackle with the No. 2 line during the minicamp.