Seahawks re-sign Randall, moving him to CB


SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks have re-signed Damarious Randall and plan to maneuver him again to cornerback, the crew introduced Friday.

Randall performed cornerback for his first three seasons with the Inexperienced Bay Packers, who drafted him thirtieth total in 2015. He has additionally performed security and a few nickelback.

Most of Randall’s 35 defensive snaps final season got here at security. He appeared in 10 video games with the Seahawks — totally on particular groups — after becoming a member of their observe squad in September.

It is not clear if the Seahawks see Randall as an possibility at nickelback or on the skin.

At 5-foot-11 and 196 kilos, the 28-year-old is smaller than what the Seahawks sometimes favor of their perimeter cornerbacks. However D.J. Reed emerged for Seattle on the skin final season regardless of not having prototypical dimension.

The Seahawks’ different perimeter cornerbacks embrace free-agent addition Ahkello Witherspoon and Tre Flowers, who has began 37 video games for Seattle over the previous three seasons. Security Ryan Neal has performed cornerback previously. Ugo Amadi and Marquise Blair are returning at nickelback, though Blair is coming off a torn ACL.

The Seahawks needed to re-sign cornerback Quinton Dunbar, however he signed with the Detroit Lions as a substitute.

Randall has 14 interceptions and 47 passes defensed over six NFL seasons. He spent three with Inexperienced Bay and two with the Cleveland Browns earlier than touchdown in Seattle final 12 months.

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