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Heath Farwell

Assistant Special Teams

Bio Summary

Hired on August 16, 2016, the 10-year veteran linebacker Farwell returns to the Seahawks where he served as a two-time special teams captain in his four years in Seattle (2011-14).

Biography

Hired on August 16, 2016, the 10-year veteran linebacker Farwell returns to the Seahawks where he served as a two-time special teams captain in his four years in Seattle (2011-14).

The former special teams Pro Bowler will focus on aiding Brian Schneider’s top-ranked special teams group in Seattle.

Originally signed by the Minnesota Vikings as an undrafted free agent in 2005, Farwell spent six seasons in Minnesota, finishing his Vikings career ranked fourth in team history with 113 special teams tackles and appeared in one Pro Bowl as a special teamer. He collected 46 special teams tackles for the Seahawks in his first three seasons and his fourth season was cut short due to injury and was placed on injured reserve.