Seahawks set roster with 52 players after cutdowns


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The Seattle Seahawks have set their initial roster after mandatory league cutdowns to the 53-man roster limit on Tuesday.

Seattle's roster sits officially at 52 players as they wait to make the addition of cornerback Sidney Jones in trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars to become official once he passes a physical with the team.

The Seahawks made 29 total roster moves to get down to the roster limit.

Veterans defensive tackle Robert Nkemdiche, cornerback Damarious Randall and guard Jordan Simmons had their contracts terminated. Meanwhile, 26 players in total were waived.

Cornerback John Reid, who was acquired in a trade from the Houston Texans last week, was among the players waived. Seattle got Reid from the Texans in exchange for a conditional draft pick. The conditions of the trade were reported by Brady Henderson of ESPN.com to be Reid needing to appear in six games for Seattle to satisfy the conditions of the trade.

Also waived by Seattle were: defensive tackle Myles Adams, tight end Ian Bunting, tackle Tommy Champion, safety Aashari Crosswell, linebacker Aaron Donkor, guard Greg Eiland, wide receiver Aaron Fuller, wide receiver Penny Hart, cornerback Gavin Heslop, defensive tackle Jarrod Hewitt, guard Jared Hocker, wide receiver Cade Johnson, running back Josh Johnson, guard Pier-Olivier Lestage, center Brad Lundblade, tight end Tyler Mabry, safety Josh Moon, linebacker Jon Rhattigan, wide receiver Darece Roberson, cornerback Will Sunderland, tight end Cam Sutton, wide receiver Cody Thompson, wide receiver Travis Toivonen, wide receiver Connor Weddington and linebacker Lakiem Williams.

Current Roster:

QB Russell Wilson
QB Geno Smith
QB Sean Mannion
RB Chris Carson
RB Rashaad Penny
RB Alex Collins
RB DeeJay Dallas
RB Travis Homer
WR DK Metcalf
WR Tyler Lockett
WR Dee Eskridge
WR Freddie Swain
TE Gerald Everett
TE Will Dissly
TE Colby Parkinson
OL Duane Brown
OL Damien Lewis
OL Kyle Fuller
OL Gabe Jackson
OL Brandon Shell
OL Jamarco Jones
OL Cedric Ogbuehi
OL Ethan Pocic
OL Phil Haynes
OL Stone Forsythe
OL Jake Curhan
DE Carlos Dunlap II
DE Rasheem Green
DE Alton Robinson
DE Benson Mayowa
DE Kerry Hyder Jr.
DT Poona Ford
DT Al Woods
DT Bryan Mone
DT L.J. Collier
LB Bobby Wagner
LB Jordyn Brooks
LB Darrell Taylor
LB Cody Barton
LB Nick Bellore
CB D.J. Reed
CB Ahkello Witherspoon
CB Tre Flowers
CB Tre Brown
CB Sidney Jones*
S Quandre Diggs
S Jamal Adams
S Marquise Blair
S Ugo Amado
K Jason Myers
P Michael Dickson
LS Tyler Ott

Photo Credit: SEATTLE, WASHINGTON - AUGUST 21: Quarterback Sean Mannion of the Seattle Seahawks looks to pass in the second half during an NFL preseason game against the Denver Broncos at Lumen Field on August 21, 2021 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steph Chambers/Getty Images)


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