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Seahawks Officially Sign Former Saints DT John Jenkins

Nick Underhill reports that the Seahawks have officially signed former Saints DT John Jenkins to a contract on Tuesday.

Jenkins, 27, is a former third-round pick of the Saints back in 2013. He’s currently in the final year of his four-year, $2.793 million contract and set to make a base salary of $700,000 for the 2016 season.

The Saints elected to cut Jenkins loose last Tuesday to free up a roster to add some depth at another position.

This year, Jenkins has appeared in seven games for the Saints and recorded 10 tackles and no sacks. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 98 interior defensive lineman out of 119 qualifying players.