Sport Seahawks promote Jon Rhattigan from practice squad
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.
The Seahawkslinebacker from their practice squad, signing him to a one-year deal, Gregg Bell of The News Tribune reports.
The team activated Rhattigan off the practice squad for Sunday’s game, and he played 16 snaps on special teams. He made one tackle.
Rhattigan is an undrafted free agent from Army.
Rhattigan won a job in the only preseason game he played, returning from a hamstring injury to make four tackles, two pressures and a pass breakup in 20 snaps.
He is the only one of four military academy graduates from the most recent graduating classes to remain in the NFL after final cutdowns. Rhattigan would be a second lieutenant in the U.S. Army’s infantry with his Class of 2021 mates from the U.S. Military Academy if not for a Department of the Army service deferment.
Seahawks place Ethan Pocic on injured reserve
The Seahawks made the promotion of linebacker Jon Rhattigan official Wednesday. Rhattigan, who wasn’t a starter at Army until his senior season, made his NFL debut Sunday and recorded a tackle on 16 special teams snaps. The team placed center Ethan Pocic on injured reserve in a corresponding move. Kyle Fuller started at center and [more]The team placed center Ethan Pocic on injured reserve in a corresponding move.
The Seahawks will have to create a spot on the 53-player roster. Running back(calf) and offensive lineman (knee) left Sunday’s game with injuries that make them candidates for injured reserve.
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