Found October 18, 2011 on NorthWest Sports Beat:
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Our man Brandon Choate explains that with the Seattle Seahawks putting cornerback Marcus Trufant on IR, his days with the team could be numbered. With guys like Brandown Browner and Walter Thurmond coming up, Trufant could end up just like Lofa Tatupu.

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