Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network reports that Indianapolis tight end Jacob Tamme left Seattle without a contract and will visit Denver on Friday, possibly reuniting with former teammate Peyton Manning.
That leaves Minnesota Vikings free agent tight end Visanthe Shiancoe, who visited with Seattle this week, as a possible addition through free agency.
With how much Seattle uses two, tight end sets, along with Shiancoe’s familiarity with Seattle’s scheme from his time playing in offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell’s version of the West Coast offense with the Vikings, the fit seems natural.
Shiancoe still has some gas left in the tank – he turns 32 in June. Shiancoe is known as a pass-catching tight end. But he’s also a decent blocker, so paired with Zach Miller I think Shiancoe will provide Seattle with some scheme versatility, with both players able to play as in-line tight ends, lining up as an H-back off the ball or splitting out as a slot receiver.
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Chris Burke of Sports Illustrated writes that the Seahawks signing Matt Flynn is a tri down memory lane, following a similar situation with Seattle pursuing Matt Hasselbeck 11 years ago through a trade with the Packers.
Clare Farnsworth of Seahawks.com reviews the first week of free agency for the Seahawks.
Mike Florio of ProFootballTalk.com says four teams are in play for Tim Tebow, Jacksonville, the N.Y. Jets, Green Bay and Miami.
Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post breaks down Manning’s contract with the Broncos.
Pat Kirwan of CBS Sports writes that the linebacker market in free agency will have to settle before determining where players like Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly will go in the draft.
Peter Schrager of Fox Sports has Seattle selecting South Carolina defensive end Melvin Ingram with the team’s No. 12 overall pick.