Seahawks claim 4 off waivers
Sunday, September 4, 2011
RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- The Seattle Seahawks claimed kicker Steven Hauschka off waivers from Denver on Sunday after also picked up offensive tackle Jarriel King from the New York Giants and defensive tackles Landon Cohen and Al Woods from New England and Tampa Bay.
To make room on the roster, Seattle released kicker Jeff Reed, defensive tackles Junior Siavii and Lazarius "Pep" Levingston and linebacker David Vobora.
Levingston, a seventh-round selection, is the second draft pick to be released by Seattle joining fifth-round safety Mark LeGree.
The Seahawks also announced six players that have been signed to their practice squad. Safety Josh Pinkard, guard Brent Osborne, defensive ends Maurice Fountain and Jameson Konz and wide receivers Ricardo Lockette and Owen Spencer all were with Seattle during the preseason. The team has two open spots remaining on the eight-man practice squad.