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April 24, 2014 at 4:42 PM

Report: CB A.J. Jefferson visits Seahawks

ESPN’s Adam Caplan is reporting that cornerback A.J. Jefferson, a veteran of four seasons with the Cardinals and Vikings, worked out today for the Seahawks.

Jefferson was released by the Vikings last November, just hours after being arrested for domestic assault (details here).

He was a reserve last season, playing in 10 games for the Vikings, including in Minnesota’s 41-20 loss to Seattle on Nov. 17 at CenturyLink Field, his second-to-last game before being cut. It’s unclear if that case has been resolved.

Seattle’s interest in Jefferson surely stems from a desire to add depth to a cornerback spot that took a hit in free agency with the loss of Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond.

Jefferson also has a little of a kick return history in the NFL, though nothing with punts, which seems the more pressing need for Seattle right now. But that return ability — he led the nation in kickoff returns as a sophomore at Fresno State in 2008 — could be what Seattle is looking for here.

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