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Seahawks Sign Tight End Clayton Wilson

The Seahawks added depth at tight end Monday, signing Northwest Missouri State's Clayton Wilson, who took part in Seattle's rookie minicamp on a tryout basis earlier this month.


The Seahawks added depth at tight end on Monday, signing Northwest Missouri State product Clayton Wilson. With Seattle waiving quarterback Stephen Morris last Friday, no corresponding move was needed to add Wilson to the roster.

The 6-foot-4, 242-pound Wilson, 23, took part in the Seahawks' rookie minicamp on a tryout basis earlier this month. He appeared in 11 games for the Bearcats in 2017, catching 19 passes for 166 yards and a touchdown. Through 50 games played at Northwest Missouri State, Wilson recorded 80 catches for 694 yards and six scores.

At tight end with the Seahawks, Wilson joins a group that includes veteran free-agent acquisition Ed Dickson, 2018 fourth-round draft pick Will Dissly, third-year pro Nick Vannett, and Tyrone Swoopes, a quarterback in college who spent a majority of his first NFL season on Seattle's practice squad last year.

Wilson becomes the sixth rookie minicamp tryout player the Seahawks have signed. The day after the three-day camp's completion, Seattle added five tryout players to the roster in wide receiver Damore'ea Stringfellow, free safety Tevon Mutcherson, center Marcus Henry, tackle Nick Callender, and guard Avery Young.

Photos from the third and final day of Seattle Seahawks 2018 Rookie Minicamp on Sunday, May 6 at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.