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Seahawks Re-Sign DT Taniela Tupou, Cut Two

Update:

The Seahawks officially announced the signing of DT Taniela Tupou on Monday.

  • The Seahawks also waived DE David Parkins and DE Josh Shirley from injured reserve.

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Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times is hearing that the Seahawks are likely to re-sign DT Taniela Tupou after S L.J.McCray failed a physical following a trade with the 49ers.

Tupou, 23, wound up signing on with the Seahawks as an undrafted free agent out of Washington back in May. He signed a three-year, $1.62 million contract with the Seahawks and was set to make a base salary of $450,000 for the 2016 season.

Unfortunately, Tupou was cut loose this past weekend, as the Seahawks trimmed their roster down to 53 players.

During his college career, Tupou played defensive tackle before