The 2014 NFL free agency period officially opened at 1 p.m. PDT. Here’s a look at 2013 Seahawks players looking for homes as well as players the team is showing an interest in.
Cornerback Walter Thurmond is reportedly visiting the Jacksonville Jaguars, a team that already signed defensive tackle Red Bryant and is coached by former Seahawks defensive coordinator Gus Bradley.
Seahawks free-agent CB Walter Thurmond is visiting the Jaguars in next 24 hours, per sources.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014
No deal at this point for Walter Thurmond with #Jaguars.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 11, 2014
Wide receiver Golden Tate will visit the Detroit Lions, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.
Seahawks WR Golden Tate is visiting Detroit tonight.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 11, 2014
NBC’s Pro Football Talk wrote that Detroit needs a player to line up opposite Calvin Johnson (a.k.a Megatron).
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers announced they signed defensive tackle Clinton McDonald pending a physical.
Clinton McDonald's 4-year deal with #Bucs is worth $12M with $4.75M guaranteed.— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) March 11, 2014
McDonald’s exit became likely after the Seahawks agreed to a deal with defensive end Michael Bennett on Monday.
Seattle is also reportedly hard at work to sign DT Tony McDaniel.
#Seahawks are negotiating with DT Tony McDaniel for him to return to Seattle, per source.— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 11, 2014
And they appear to be interested in Cowboys DT free agent Jason Hatcher.
Dallas free-agent DL Jason Hatcher is visiting Seattle today, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2014
Multiple sources also said Packers tight end Jermichael Finley is headed for a visit in Seattle.
Am told @JermichaelF88 is on his way to Seattle this evening. The Seahawks doctors will examine him in the morning.— Rob Demovsky (@RobDemovsky) March 11, 2014
Finley had fusion surgery in November after he suffered a season-ending neck injury on October 20th.
Late tonight, there's word that former Idaho State Bengal Jared Allen may be interested in Seattle.
While Denver focuses on DeMarcus Ware…Vikings free-agent DE Jared Allen is talking with the Bears and Seattle Seahawks, per league source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2014
And it sounds like the Jets want to sign OT Breno Giacomini
Jets making strong push to sign Seahawks free-agent OT Breno Giacomini, who's on his way to visit team Wednesday.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 12, 2014