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May 2, 2014 at 3:24 PM

Seahawks officially signings of Schofield and Jefferson

The Seahawks have officially announced the signings of linebacker O’Brien Schofield and cornerback A.J. Jefferson.

Here is the official release:

The Seattle Seahawks have agreed to terms with linebacker O’Brien Schofield and cornerback A.J. Jefferson, the team announced this afternoon.

Schofield re-signs with Seattle after becoming an unrestricted free agent on March 11.

Signed by Seattle off waivers (Arizona) on July 27, 2013, Schofield played in 15 games with two starts for the Seahawks in 2013. He recorded seven tackles (6 solo) and 1.0 sacks in 2013. He has 77 tackles (64 solo), 11.5 sacks, one pass defensed, one fumble recovery, three forced fumbles and 24 special teams tackles in his career.

Schofield was originally drafted by Arizona in the fourth round (130th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft and played in 35 games with nine starts in his three seasons with the Cardinals.

Jefferson was originally signed by the Arizona Cardinals as a rookie free agent on May 26, 2010. He spent two seasons with Arizona, playing in 18 games with seven starts. He was traded to the Minnesota Vikings on September 1, 2012. He played in 25 games with seven starts for the Vikings but was released on November 25, 2013.

In his career, Jefferson has recorded 103 tackles (9 solo), two interceptions, 19 passes defensed and two fumble recoveries.


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