Tom Pelissero of ESPN 1500 AM in Minnesota reports that Houston Texans free agent offensive guard Chester Pitts has not scheduled a workout for interested NFL teams.
Pitts, who is recovering from microfracture knee surgery, had indicated he planned to work out for teams that had expressed interest on July 15. However, according to the report he still is not ready to hold the workout.
Pitts visited the Seattle, San Francisco and Detroit. Philadelphia and Minnesota also reportedly are interested. Pitts indicated earlier that the Seahawks were the frontrunners. Pitts played with current Seattle offensive line coach Alex Gibbs in Houston. He started all 114 games for the Texans before injuring his knee on Sept. 20.
Seattle already signed Ben Hamilton to play left guard and mentor rookie left tackle Russell Okung, and second-year lineman Max Unger is playing right guard, so the Seahawks appear OK at the position, although they could always use more depth at offensive line with the struggles they had protecting the quarterback last season.
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