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Seahawks sign three players

Seahawks have signed linebacker Mike Morgan and tight end Anthony McCoy to contract extensions and have signed cornerback Will Blackmon.


Morgan originally signed with Seattle as an undrafted free agent on July 26, 2011. He has played in 53 games with one start for Seattle, totaling 21 tackles (13 solo), 19 special teams tackles and a 25-yard TD return on a blocked punt (vs. Dallas, 10/12/15). He has also played in eight postseason games.

Seattle drafted McCoy in the sixth-round (185th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft and has played in 34 games with 14 starts before spending both the 2013 and 2014 seasons on injured reserve (Achilles). He has 31 career receptions for 437 yards and three touchdowns.

Blackmon was originally drafted in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft (115th pick overall) by the Green Bay Packers. He spent 2006-09 with Green Bay, and was released during the 2010 training camp. Blackmon signed with the New York Giants on October 28, 2010, but was released following the season after landing on injured reserve with a knee injury. On November 23, 2011, the Giants again signed Blackmon, where he spent the remainder of the season. Blackmon spent 2012 with the Arizona Wranglers in the Arena Football League before signing with Seattle on February 13, 2013, but was released on August 27. He signed with the Jacksonville Jaguars on August 28 and spent two seasons with the Jaguars, where he started 12 of 23 games played and tallied 69 tackles (52 solo), 2.0 sacks, one interception and 11 passes defensed.

In 66 games played in the NFL with 14 starts, Blackmon has amassed 93 tackles (73 solo), 2.0 sacks, one interception, 12 passes defensed, five forced fumbles and six fumble recoveries, in addition to 72 punt returns for 636 yards (8.8 avg.) with three returned for touchdowns and 81 kick returns for 1,674 yards (20.7 avg.).

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