Seahawks Placing S Delano Hill On IR, Promoting WR Malik Turner

Seahawks HC Pete Carroll told reporters on Tuesday that S Delano Hill will be placed on injured reserve with a non-displaced hip fracture. The good news for Hill is that this isn’t believed to be a long-term issue.

The Seahawks are also promoting WR Malik Turner to their active roster.

Hill, 23, is a former third-round pick of the Seahwaks back in 2017. He’s currently in the second year of his four-year, $3.206 million contract and set to make base salaries of $678,000 and $748,250 over the final two years of the deal.

In 2018, Hill appeared in 13 games for the Seahawks and recorded 24 tackles, no interceptions, one fumble recovery and a pass defense.

Turner, 22, wound up signing on with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Illinois back in July, He was in the first year of his three-year, $1.71 million contract with the Seahawks waived him coming out of the preseason.

Seattle re-signed Turner to their practice squad soon after and has been on and off of their roster this season.

In 2018, Turner has appeared in five games for the Seahawks and caught two passes for 40 yards receiving.

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