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The Seattle Seahawks have added needed depth on the defensive line by agreeing to terms with free agent defensive tackle Jason Jones.
The team confirmed the agreement Saturday. Terms of the deal were not announced, but Jones' agent, Mike McCartney, said on Twitter the deal is for one-year.
Jones has spent his first four seasons with the Tennessee Titans where he had 15 1/2 sacks. He was used as a defensive tackle and end last season, and his versatility fits with Seattle's defensive philosophy. The 6-foot-5, 276-pound Jones started 15 games in 2010 and 13 last season.
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Peyton Manning will work out for the Tennessee Titans on Saturday morning, ahead of a reported Monday or Tuesday decision on his future.
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If you somehow haven’t heard yet, news broke around 2:30 on Sunday that the Seahawks have signed former Green Bay backup quarterback Matt Flynn to a contract that could be worth a total of $26 million with $10 million guaranteed.
My gut reaction: This is the best thing that’s ever happened to me in my 15 years of existence.
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