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September 9, 2014 at 11:29 AM

How former Seahawks fared on opening weekend of NFL season

Much was made in the off-season about the Seahawks that got away, either via free agency or in salary cap-cutting moves.

So now that the season has begun, I thought it’d be interesting to take a quick look at each of those players and what they did on the first weekend of NFL play.

WR Golden Tate (signed as free agent with Detroit): Tate pretty much did what will likely be expected of him this season, with six catches (on six targets) for 93 yards, playing a complementary role to Calvin Johnson (7-164, two TDs). Tate is not returning punts for the Lions, with Jeremy Ross hanging onto that role for Detroit.

OT Breno Giacomini (signed as free agent with New York Jets): Giacomini started at right tackle for the Jets as they beat the Raiders Sunday. According to this story, Giacomini gave himself “mixed reviews” for his performance.

OL Paul McQuistan (signed as free agent with Cleveland): McQuistan is listed as the team’s backup at left guard but did not play in the opener due to an ankle injury.

CB Brandon Browner (signed as free agent with New England): Browner is suspended for the first four games of the season, the continuation of the suspension he had late last season with the Seahawks (details here).

CB Walter Thurmond (signed as free agent with New York Giants): Thurmond played 41 snaps against Tate and the Lions and made two tackles with no pass defenses.

DE Chris Clemsons (waived and signed with Jacksonville): Clemons started at right defensive end for the Jags against the Eagles and had four tackles and a sack in a game in which Jacksonville led 17-0 before losing 34-17.

DE Red Bryant (waived and signed with Jacksonville:) Bryant started at left defensive end and had one tackle in the loss to the Eagles.

DT Clinton McDonald (signed as free agent with Tampa Bay): McDonald started at defensive tackle for the Bucs and had one tackle in the team’s 20-14 loss at Carolina.

S Chris Maragos (signed as free agent with Philadelphia): Maragos, signed to add depth at safety and special teams standout, made what were described as two “strong” tackles on special teams.

 

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