Seahawks Release Adrian Peterson, Stafon Johnson Maybe Eyed on Waivers?

August 18, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

According to league sources, the Seattle Seahawks have released former Chicago Bears running back Adrian Peterson. Oddly enough, the move comes the same day that the Tennessee Titans cut Pete Carroll's former USC running back Stafon Johnson.
Johnson sustained a dislocated right ankle and broken right fibula against the Seahawks, which caused him to be out indefinitely, and ultimately resulted in his placement on the injured reserve.
Due to the incident occurring in the preseason, Johnson will have to clear waivers before he can be placed on Injured Reserve.
The fact that Peterson was just signed this last Thursday (8/12) could indicate that Pete Carroll is now interested in pursuing an option that was not available when Peterson was signed.
The Seahawks did add Kentwan Balmer, a defensive line project who was a former 1st round pick out of San Francisco, but the team also released linebacker Alvin Bowen to make this addition.The team also signed kicker Clint Stitser...

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