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What, What? Seahawks Release TJ Duckett After Signing Edgerrin James

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What, What?  Seahawks Release TJ Duckett After Signing Edgerrin James

The Seattle Seahawks announced the release of TJ Duckett after they signed former Indianapolis Colts star Edgerrin James.

Can I get a what, what?

OK, so James turned in a good postseason performance for the Arizona Cardinals last January, but this move makes no sense.

At 31, James is not an every-down runner like he was.  Meanwhile, at 28, Duckett is one of the best short-yardage running backs in the NFL.

In 2008, James had three touchdowns, 514 yards, and 24 first downs.  Duckett had eight touchdowns, 172 yards rushing and 26 first-downs.

Keep in mind, however, that James had his yards in a high-flying offense with open lanes, while Duckett earned his stats the hard way.

If the Cincinnati Bengals are reading this, take a look at Duckett, because your team needs another running back and Duckett would be a great fit.

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