The Seahawks shall be with out considered one of their rookies the remainder of the best way. They positioned Mike Morris on IR Wednesday, and whereas that’s not an automated season-ending transaction, it is going to be within the rookie defensive lineman’s case.
Morris will want season-ending shoulder surgical procedure, Pete Carroll stated (via ESPN’s Brady Henderson). A fifth-round select of Michigan, Morris performed 26 defensive snaps in Seattle’s Week 1 sport. He was inactive in Week 2.
Introduced in as a part of a D-line overhaul, Morris made three tackles towards the Rams. Final season at Michigan, the 6-foot-6 go rusher totaled 7.5 sacks and 11 tackles for loss.
Of the six defensive linemen who started the day on the Seahawks’ lively roster, just one — backup Myles Adams — was with the staff final season. Seattle introduced in Dre’Mont Jones and Mario Edwards and reunited with Jarran Reed this offseason.
A spherical earlier than choosing Morris, the Seahawks selected Mississippi State’s Cameron Young. Bryan Mone stays with the Seahawks, however the veteran D-lineman is on the staff’s reserve/PUP record.
Seattle received final week regardless of enjoying with out each its beginning tackles, however the staff additionally squeaked previous Detroit with prime cornerback Riq Woolen leaving the sport on account of a chest damage. The difficulty will probably sideline Woolen for Week 3, Carroll added, although the 14th-year coach indicated the second-year starter’s concern is probably going not severe sufficient for an IR transfer to enter the equation.
Moreover, the Seahawks waived linebacker Tyreke Smith on Wednesday. A 2022 fifth-rounder out of Ohio State, Smith has performed in a single regular-season sport. He missed final season on account of damage.
The staff additionally plans to signal tight finish Brady Russell off the Eagles’ apply squad, The Athletic’s Michael-Shawn Dugar tweets. Russell is a rookie UDFA out of Colorado. Will Dissly is battling a shoulder damage, resulting in the anticipated P-squad poaching.
As a result of the Seahawks plan to signal Russell from the Eagles’ apply squad, he should stay on their lively roster for 3 weeks.