Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 4/4/13
Quarterback Josh Portis has signed a two-year deal with the Seahawks, the team announced last night. He spent most of 2012 in the CFL with the Toronto Argonauts. From Seahawks.com Quote: The Seahawks are familiar with Portis, who originally signed as an undrafted rookie free agent out of California University (Pa.) on July 26, 2011. The 6-foot-3, 211-pound Portis spent his rookie year on Seattle’s 53-man roster behind Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst. He saw action in the preseason and was active for one game during the regular season (10/23) when Jackson could not play due to injury, serving as a backup to Whitehurst in a loss to the Cleveland Browns. Portis was released during the Seahawks’ final roster cut down in September before the 2012 season and then added to the team’s practice squad.
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