RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks added depth to their most attention-grabbing disclose of disaster, shopping cornerback Sidney Jones IV from the Jacksonville Jaguars on Monday.
Seattle’s cornerback disclose has emerged as one of the considerable attention-grabbing unknowns for the Seahawks heading into the season. Jones is returning to town the place he used to be a giant name in college at Washington.
Jacksonville is predicted to receive a late-spherical draft remove in the deal.
The 25-12 months-archaic Jones used to be a first-team of workers all-Pac-12 possibility his closing season at Washington as phase of a standout secondary that incorporated Budda Baker and Kevin King. But his legit occupation hit a considerable roadblock sooner than it started.
Jones tore his Achilles tendon in his left leg all the procedure in which thru Washington’s Pro Day in 2017. He used to be aloof taken in the 2nd spherical by Philadelphia, nonetheless played steady 10 total video games his first two seasons with the Eagles.
Jones started four of 12 video games in 2019 for Philadelphia sooner than getting lower by the Eagles outdated to the begin of final season. Jones signed with Jacksonville and regarded in 9 video games for the Jaguars with six begins. He finished final season with 9 passes defensed, two interceptions and 26 tackles.
Seattle used to be enticed by the ball expertise and instincts that made Jones a giant name in college. At 6-foot big, he additionally suits the scale profile Seattle has on the total wanted in the previous, nonetheless he’ll be becoming a member of an unsettled disclose community.
Anticipated starter D.J. Reed has missed time all the procedure in which thru coaching camp with a groin ruin, nonetheless returned to observe final week. Ahkello Witherspoon signed a $4 million, one-12 months deal in the offseason nonetheless looked as if it would ranking shuffled down the depth chart with inconsistent performances in observe and preseason video games.
Veterans Tre Flowers and Damarious Randall additionally contain been jumbled in as starters all the procedure in which thru the preseason. And rookie Tre Brown suffered a knee ruin in the 2nd preseason sport, ensuing in Seattle shopping John Reid from Houston final week.
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