Seahawks sign nine players to future contracts

Posted Feb 6, 2014

Guard Jared Smith, a seventh-round drafted choice last year, was among nine players signed to future contracts by the Seahawks on Thursday.

The Seahawks signed nine players to future contracts Thursday, including guard Jared Smith (pictured), who was a seventh-round draft last year.

Smith was on the practice squad to start the season, but finished it on injured reserve after damaging a knee in October.

Also signed: cornerback Akeem Auguste, wide receivers Phil Bates and Arceto Clark, defensive tackles Michael Brooks, Dewayne Cherrington and D’Anthony Smith, quarterback B.J. Daniels and tight end Cooper Helfet.

They also spent time on the practice squad during the season.