Renton, Wash. – The Seattle Seahawks have traded a 2009 undisclosed draft pick to the Denver Broncos for receiver Keary Colbert, the team announced this afternoon.
Colbert comes to Seattle after playing in two games with Denver this season. Originally a second-round pick (62nd overall) by the Panthers in the 2004 NFL Draft, he started 42 of 55 games for Carolina and had 109 catches for 1,424 yards with seven touchdowns. He had a career-year in his first season, when he set Carolina rookie records for catches (47), yards (754) and touchdowns (7).
Seattle also signed receiver Trent Shelton to the practice squad. Shelton spent training camp with the Seahawks but was released on August 30.