The Seahawks have launched a beginning defensive sort out.
Seattle reduce veteran Tom Johnson on Saturday, in accordance with a report from the NFL Network. The team is planning to fill the roster spot with a player at a unique place when it faces the Bears and can then look to re-sign Johnson subsequent week, the report says.
A shock transfer: The #Seahawks have knowledgeable beginning DT Tom Johnson they’re releasing him, per sources. They’re beat up and want the roster spot. Johnson’s wage is already assured they usually’ll possible re-sign him subsequent week. For now … he is a free agent.
— Tom Pelissero (@TomPelissero) September 15, 2018
The-34-year-old signed a one-year, $2.7 million take care of the Seahawks in March. The contract is assured for the season, in accordance with the report.
Johnson has tallied 21 sacks with the Saints and Vikings over his eight-year profession.
Johnson began and recorded one complete sort out in Seattle’s 27-24 loss to the Broncos final week.