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Seahawks sign Richardson

The Seahawks and second-round pick Paul Richardson finalized the rookie's contract on Tuesday, news he tweeted and the News Tribune confirmed. It's expected the Seahawks will make an official announcement tomorrow.

According to, Richardson will receive a $1.7 million signing bonus and the standard four-year contract worth about $4.7 million overall.

He's the fifth Seattle draft pick to sign, joining DE Cassius Marsh, FB Kiero Small, S/CB Eric Pinkins and DL Jimmy Staten.