The Seattle Seahawks, in hunt of cornerback abyss after losing Richard Sherman to a season-ending Achilles injury, will work out giveaway representative Byron Maxwell on Monday, a source reliable to ESPN.
Maxwell, 29, knows Seattle’s invulnerability well, carrying finished 17 starts for a Seahawks from 2013 to 2014 before signing with a Philadelphia Eagles as a giveaway agent. He was traded after one deteriorate to a Miami Dolphins, who expelled him in October.
He recently worked out for a Atlanta Falcons though was not signed, according to ESPN’s Field Yates.
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The Seattle Times initial reported that Maxwell, along with former Seahawks cornerback Trovon Reed, will work out for a team. Reed has spent time on a team’s use patrol and offseason roster.
Sherman was among several Seahawks harmed in a team’s feat over a Arizona Cardinals on Thursday night. His deficiency leaves a Seahawks with 4 cornerbacks on their roster: Jeremy Lane, rookie Shaquill Griffin, nickelback Justin Coleman and maestro Neiko Thorpe, who is essentially a special-teams player.
Another cornerback, DeShawn Shead, is on a physically incompetent to perform list while recuperating from medicine to correct a ripped ACL suffered in January. Shead, who had been a starter for a deteriorate and a half before his injury, has nonetheless to start practicing, so he is expected during slightest dual weeks divided from being means to play.
Maxwell was a sixth-round collect by a Seahawks in 2011 and seemed in 47 games during 4 seasons with a group before signing a six-year, $63 million agreement with Philadelphia. The Dolphins are still on a offshoot for his $8.5 million income this season, and he could be sealed for a prorated share of a maestro minimum.
The Seahawks (6-3) horde a Falcons on Monday Night Football in Week 11.