Russell Wilson Reacts To Seahawks’ Latest Roster Move
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson is fired up about the team’s latest roster move. The Seahawks are bringing back veteran tight end Luke Willson. He visited with the team on Tuesday and struck a deal with the organization. Willson spent his first five years in the NFL in Seattle and has spent a total of […] The post Russell Wilson Reacts To Seahawks’ Latest Roster Move appeared first on The Spun.
Mark Vital, who helped lead the Baylor Bears to the 2021 NCAA men's basketball tournament championship this past spring, will be playing a different sport this fall.
On Thursday, the Seattle Seahawks signed the 6-foot-5, 250-pound Vital to their practice squad and will have him play tight end. He has not played football since middle school.
“I’ve worked out for a couple of teams and they liked the way I looked," Vital recently told KPLCTV.com. "They said I had great hands and I was fast and big. I can do a lot of things that can help teams. It’s a learning experience because it’s something different.”
NFL practice squad signings: Complete rosters for all 32 NFL teams in 2021
Sporting News is tracking the latest practice squad signings that NFL teams are making after roster cuts.That's part of why the league is once again allowing teams to sign 16 players to practice squad rosters. Originally, the NFL and NFLPA's Collective Bargaining Agreeement outlined a 12-man practice squad in 2021 with an increase to a 14-man unit in 2022. However, because of the pandemic, both parties agreed to expanded units last year; that policy will stay in effect for 2021.
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Vital started all 30 games this past season for Baylor, averaging 5.6 points and 6.7 rebounds per game as the Bears finished 28-2 and defeated Gonzaga in the NCAA title game. He also played three games in the NBA Summer League for the Portland Trail Blazers.
New England Patriots cheerleaders perform during an NFL preseason football game between the New England Patriots and the Washington Football Team at Gillette Stadium, Thursday, Aug. 12, 2021 in Foxborough, Mass.
Cheerleaders perform during the second half of a preseason NFL football game between the Los Angeles Rams and the Las Vegas Raiders Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Inglewood, Calif. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis) ORG XMIT: SOFI301
Miami Dolphins cheerleaders perform on the field as the Atlanta Falcons take on the Miami Dolphins during a preseason NFL football game, Saturday, Aug. 21, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Fla. (AP Photo/Doug Murray) ORG XMIT: NYOTK