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Breaking News: Seattle Seahawks Release RB T.J. Duckett

SEATTLE - SEPTEMBER 21:  Running back T.J. Duckett #45 of the Seattle Seahawks rushes against Corey Chavous #25 of the St. Louis Rams on September 21, 2008 at Qwest Field in Seattle Washington. The Seahawks defeated the Rams 37-13. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Scotty KimberlyAnalyst IAugust 25, 2009 is reporting that the Seattle Seahawks have released running back T.J. Duckett.

On Monday, the Seahawks' front office refused to comment on widespread speculation that the team had signed veteran running back Edgerrin James.

In the meantime, Seattle seemingly opened up a roster spot that James could fill by releasing Duckett, a former first-round pick out of Michigan State.

In 2008, Duckett tallied 172 yards on 68 carries, along with a team-high eight rushing touchdowns. Despite productive touchdown numbers, Duckett's potential as a feature back was clearly lacking.

According to sources, Duckett was informed of the decision on Monday night.

The Seahawks declined to comment until the team resumed practice on Tuesday, but both Duckett's release and James' signing are expected to be officially announced at that time.


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