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Seahawks place LB Alton Robinson on injured reserve, raise 2 from practice squad

SEPTEMBER 12 SEAHAWKS SEND ROBINSON TO IR, SIGN TWO OF TRAINING SQUAD

A few hours before the start of the Monday Night Football season, the Seahawks made several tradessending outside linebacker Alton Robinson to injured reserve, keeping him out for at least four games.

Robinson suffered a knee injury in the preseason finale. To replace Robinson, Seattle brought up practice squad linebacker Tanner Muse.

The Seahawks also ruled out deep snapper Tyler Ott with a shoulder injury, elevating Carson Tinker to take his place.

AUGUST 31 UPDATE

The Seahawks, along with the Dallas Cowboys, recently called the New York Jets over disgruntled receiver Denzel Mims.

How much more receiver help does Seattle need? It is a matter of debate.

How much does Seattle want to give up for Mims? Our guys at CowboysSI.com have the details on what the Cowboys – and the Seahawks – said “no”.

ON AUGUST 30 THE CUTS BEGIN

9:15 a.m.: According to Brady Henderson, the Seahawks have informed center Dakoda Shepley that he is waived. The former CFL star joined the team as a waiver pick-up last August after being released by the 49ers and appeared in all three preseason games seeing snaps behind Austin Blythe and Kyle Fuller.

10:20 a.m.: Despite a strong preseason performance, according to PFF’s Doug Kyed and confirmed by a team source, the Seahawks will release undrafted rookie safety Scott Nelson. The former Wisconsin standout produced six tackles and allowed just one catch for seven yards on 73 defensive snaps in exhibition play and could be a priority candidate to re-sign to the practice squad as insurance at the security post.

10:45 a.m.: According to Henderson, due to a packed group in front of him, the Seahawks informed tight end Tyler Mabry of his release. The team has also cut ties with former Washington wide receiver Aaron Fuller.

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10:47: After finishing third on the team among receivers in receptions and receiving yards a year ago, the Seahawks are officially leaving veteran Freddie Swain. The 2020 sixth-round pick fought his way out of a spot on the roster this month, battling declines during preseason and falling down the depth chart during training camp behind the the likes of rookie Dareke Young and Penny Hart.

11:01 a.m.: According to NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero, the Seahawks have released linebacker Tanner Muse. The ex-Clemson safety appeared in six games last season, producing four special teams tackles.

11:24: Moving on from a former first-round pick, ESPN’s Jeremy Fowler reports that the Seahawks have informed safety Marquise Blair of his release. After two injury-shortened seasons, the fourth-year defenseman started training camp as a nickel cornerback before returning to full-time safety and struggled to tackle throughout the pre- season. Passed on the depth board by Josh Jones, he became expendable in a crowded position group that also included Jamal Adams, Quandre Diggs and Ryan Neal.

August 29

8:48: With Trey Lance ready to take over under center, the 49ers have a potentially costly decision ahead of them on veteran quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo. If the team releases him before Tuesday’s deadline, it would save $25.5 million in cap space. But according to insider Jordan Schultz, general manager John Lynch doesn’t like the idea of ​​Garoppolo ending up with the Seahawks, who face their division rivals in Week 2 and may have an interest in moving to the position if he does. becomes available to sign. This situation is worth monitoring over the next 24 hours.

2:22 p.m.: Garoppolo will not come to Seattle. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the veteran quarterback has agreed to a restructured one-year contract to stay in San Francisco that includes a no-trade clause, which would surely eliminate the possibility of being dealt with a division rival. .

Garoppolo and the Niners have agreed to a new deal worth $6.5 million in fully guaranteed base salary, a reduction of approximately $19 million from his previous salary.

August 28

11:05 a.m.: In the first cut announced, Aaron Wilson of Pro Football Network announced that Seattle had waived undrafted rookie Cade Brewer for the second time in less than two weeks. The former Texas player signed with the Seahawks after the draft and caught three passes for 17 yards in three exhibition games.

11:29: According to ESPN’s Brady Henderson, the Seahawks have waived cornerback Jameson Houston. Originally signed on August 10, he appeared in all three preseason games, recording five tackles.

1:16 p.m.: In addition to confirming Houston and Brewer have been cut, the Seahawks announced that cornerback Tre Brown (knee) has been moved to the reserve/PUP roster, meaning he will miss at least the first four regular season games. The second-year defenseman has missed all of training camp and continues to recover from a patellar tendon injury sustained in Week 11 last season.

Additionally, Seattle waived linebacker Aaron Donkor and running back Ronnie Rivers, bringing the roster to 76 players. Donkor, who joined the team through the International Player Pathway program in 2021, featured in one pre-season game before being sidelined with a hamstring injury, while Rivers played the final pre-season game. season after being signed last week.

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