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Braylon Edwards will get a chance to revive his NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks.[/caption]
The last two off-seasons have been eerily similar for Braylon Edwards
as he found little interest last year before signing with the San Francisco 49ers and again this year few teams showed interest in the former Pro Bowler and third overall selection in the 2005 NFL Draft. But it does not matter now, as profootballtalk.com
reports that Edwards will sign a one-year deal to become a member of the Seattle Seahawks.
The Seahawks, who do not have the strongest wide receiver core in the National Football League with Sidney Rice, Doug Baldwin and Golden Tate as their top wideouts, are hoping that Edwards can recapture the form that led to 53 receptions for 904 yards and seven touchdown catches just two seasons ago with the New York Jets.
Last season, Edwards signed a $3 million deal with the 49ers but ended up playing in just nine games, while hauling in just 15 passes for 181 yards and no touchdowns. He was released before the end of the season.
At one time, Edwards was viewed as one of the elite wide receivers in the NFL as he had a breakout campaign in 2007, when he caught 80 passes for 1,289 yards and 16 touchdowns that season with the Cleveland Browns en route to his one and only Pro Bowl season.
The former Michigan Wolverine will join the Seahawks, who will be the fourth NFL franchise he has played for as he hopes to earn a spot on their 53-man roster. Rice, Baldwin and Tate appear to be safe bets to make the roster, meaning Edwards will compete against veterans Ben Obomanu and Antonio Bryant for the one of the last spots on the receiver depth chart in Seattle.
For his career, Edwards has caught 341 passes for 5,323 yards to go along with 39-career touchdown receptions. He has played in 99 games over the course of his career with 89 starts to his credit.
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Miami coach Joe Philbin has confirmed former Pro Bowl wide receiver Braylon Edwards had a workout with the Dolphins.
Philbin says the workout occurred in the middle of last week, a few days before the Dolphins held their first training camp practice.
The third overall pick in the 2005 draft, Edwards has 341 catches in seven NFL seasons.
The 29-year-old Edwards caught 15 passes...
Free agent wide receiver Braylon Edwards received a tryout with the Miami Dolphins on Sunday. The workout showed Edwards is healthy, the Miami Herald reported, and indicated the team has serious interest in him. Edwards had an injury-marred 2011 season with the 49ers, who landed him late in free agency on a one-year, incentive-laden contract. He started five games before suffering...
On Christmas Eve 2011, Braylon Edwards and his 49ers teammates went into Seattle and held off the Seahawks, improving their record to 12-3, and enhancing their odds at getting a first round playoff bye.
Three days after the game, in which he had one catch for nine yards in the second quarter, Edwards was cut by the 49ers.
It was a meek end to an equally meek run for one of...
Braylon Edwards has been one of the top free agents on the open market for months.
Four months ago we reported that the New York Jets had expressed interest in bringing him back.
He worked out for the AFC East rival Miami Dolphins last week, but wasn’t immediately signed.
Some loose reports suggested the Dolphins were still legitimately interested.
Regardless of whether Miami was...
SEATTLE - Wide receiver Braylon Edwards is set to sign a one-year deal with the Seahawks, a league source told KJR 950's Dave Softy Mahler. Edwards wasn't signed after a workout just before Seattle opened training camp last week, and then headed to South Florida for a tryout with the Dolphins. It appeared the Seahawks' interest had passed when they signed another veteran...
The Seattle Seahawks signed veteran wide receiver Braylon Edwards to a one-year deal.
Edwards recently tried out for the Miami Dolphins following his Seahawks tryout.
Three years ago, Edwards, 29, caught 53 passes for 904 yards and seven touchdowns for the New York Jets.
He was limited to nine games for the San Francisco 49ers last season, catching 15 passes for 181 yards and no touchdowns.
Braylon Edwards has finally found a home in the Emerald City as he has reportedly signed a one year deal with the Seattle Seahawks this morning. While his signing is certainly not as impactful as it would have been a few years ago, it does create a ripple effect around the league. Let’s take a closer look at the players whose values could be affected based on the signing:
Life is good. Players are hard at work on the practice fields, live Seahawks football will return to our televisions in a matter of days, the weather is perfect for barbecuing meat to perfection over hot coals1, and the training camp news from the VMAC is both encouraging and abundant. Maybe even too abundant – with reports coming in daily from the Seattle Times, the Tacoma...
Last week Braylon Edwards worked out with the Seahawks during the same workout as Antonio Bryant. It looks like that Seahawks liked what they saw enough to sign him to a contract. i
My man Dave Softy Mahler of Sportsradio 950 AM in Seattle tweeted it first.
Adam Schefter from ESPN has confirmed the deal.
Last year for the 49ers he caught 15 passes but was subsequently released...