Seahawks Insider Blog

Hawks cut down to 81 players; Jesse Williams placed on IR

The Seattle Seahawks announced nine roster cuts this morning.

With the moves, the Seahawks now sit at 81 players on the roster, and still need to make a couple more moves to get down to 75 players by Tuesday’s deadline.

The Seahawks as scheduled to practice for two hours, and we should get an opportunity to talk with head coach Pete Carroll after practice.

Players released by Seattle included linebacker Craig Wilkens, tight end Andrei Lintz, receiver Perez Ashford, tight end Jameson Konz, defensive tackle Martin Parker, linebacker Kyle Knox and long snapper Kyle Nelson.

Receiver Brett Swain’s contract was terminated. And rookie defensive tackle Jesse Williams’ was placed on the season-ending, injured reserve.