Adam Caplan of Fox Sports reports that free agent offensive lineman Frank Omiyale is visiting Seattle today. Omiyale played for Tom Cable while in Atlanta in 2006, and was released by Chicago on March 1.
According to Caplan, Omiyale is a versatile performer who could play both guard and tackle, and could serve as a backup for Russell Okung as he returns from a torn pectoral muscle suffered against Philadelphia in December.
Omiyale was released by Chicago on March 1. He started three games for the Bears and served as the team’s swing tackle last season.
According to the Chicago Tribune, Omiyale was a cap causality in Chicago, do to make $2.1 million in base salary in 2012 as a backup.
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Andrew Brandt of the National Football Post discusses the pros and cons of Green Bay franchising quarterback Matt Flynn by today’s 1 p.m. deadline.
Bucky Brooks of the NFL Network has Seattle selecting Boston College linebacker Luke Kuechly in the first round of his mock draft.
Rob Rang of NFLDraftScout.com list TCU linebacker Tank Carder and Boise State defensive end Shea McClellin among his most underrated performers from the NFL Scouting Combine.
John McGrath of The News Tribune says Gregg Williams, Sean Peyton and Mickey Loomis should all be fired for their roles while with New Orleans in the bounty scandal.
Michael McCann of Sports Illustrated looks at the legal ramifications of the bounty scandal.
Peter King of Sports Illustrated has this quote from Brett Favre on the bounty scandal, which I think sums it up pretty well. Favre: “Now the truth comes out. That's good. But that's football. The only thing that really pisses me off about the whole thing is we lost the game. That's the thing about that day that still bothers me. And that's the way it goes. If they wanted me to testify in court about this, they'd be calling the wrong guy.''