Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/10/12
Tru back in the fold The reasons I love the re-signing of Marcus Trufant. On March 7th the Seahawks released Marcus Trufant in a move that I expected to end his tenure in Seattle. I thought some team would offer the former pro-bowler a decent contract with a starting opportunity but it appears that was not the case. Yesterday the Seahawks re-signed Marcus to a 1-year contract to apparently compete for the nickle back position (as of now). The health of Walter Thurmond remains in question and Danny O’Neil stated on twitter that Thurmond is likely to start the season on the PUP (Physically Unable to Perform) list, which means for the first 6 games of the regular season Walter would be unavailable leaving Marcus Trufant to battle Roy Lewis, and Byron Maxwell for the nickle back position. Does Thurmond have durability issues? That is a battle Trufant should be able to win hands down if he can stay healthy enough. One would assume that at this point the team has run him through the fu...
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