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Seahawks Sign A Pair of Safeties, Promote Tight End Darrell Daniels From Practice Squad

After placing Earl Thomas and Will Dissly on injured reserve, the Seahawks added depth at both safety and tight end Wednesday. 

The Seahawks added depth at two positions affected by injuries coming out of Sunday's win at Arizona, signing safeties Maurice Alexander and T.J. Green, and promoting tight end Darrell Daniels off of their practice squad.

Alexander, a former fourth-round pick out of Utah State, signed with Seattle as a free agent in March, but was released prior to the start of the season. In four seasons with the Rams, Alexander started 23 games, recorded 113 tackles, five passes defensed and two interceptions. Alexander also saw playing time at weakside linebacker in Seattle's final preseason game, something that could be valuable with K.J. Wright's status still unclear and with Mychal Kendricks being suspended by the league.

Green, 23, was a second-round pick out of Clemson in the 2016 draft, and appeared in 31 games over the past two seasons for the Indianapolis Colts, starting 11. Green made 88 tackles and had 3 passes defensed over the past two seasons. He and Alexander add depth at safety a day after Earl Thomas went on injured reserve with a fractured tibia.

Daniels, who played at the University of Washington, was acquired by Seattle in a trade prior to the start of the season, then was waived last week and signed to the practice squad. Daniels gives the Seahawks a second tight end on the 53-man roster after Will Dissly was placed on injured reserve, the result of a patellar tendon injury sustained on Sunday.

With Daniels moving to the 53-man roster, the Seahawks added cornerback Kalan Reed to their practice squad to fill that spot. Reed, a seventh-round pick in 2016, appeared in seven games for the Titans over the past two seasons.

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