Seahawks announce 10 signings to fill out practice squad

Sep 1, 2019, 3:02 PM | Updated: Sep 2, 2019, 3:09 pm
Seahawks WR Jazz Ferguson...
Jazz Ferguson is staying with the Seahawks as a member of their practice squad. (Getty)

A pair of Seahawks fan favorites from the preseason have remained with the team despite not making Seattle’s initial 53-man roster.

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Undrafted rookie wide receiver Jazz Ferguson and offseason trade acquisition Jacob Hollister were two of six practice squad signings the Seahawks announced Sunday afternoon. Seattle announced an additional four signings Monday.

Ferguson, a 6-foot-5, 228-pound product of Northwestern State, played in all four preseason games for the Seahawks, registering a catch in three of them. He finished the preseason with seven receptions for 119 yards and a touchdown. He also had one fumble.

Hollister, a 25-year-old tight end from Bend, Ore., was picked up in a trade from New England early in the offseason. He played the last three games of Seattle’s preseason slate, making four receptions for 28 yards and a touchdown.

Of the four additions Monday, the most notable is Jachai Polite, a rookie linebacker out of Florida who the New York Jets selected in the third round of this year’s NFL Draft but waived Saturday.

Here is the full list of announced signings for Seattle’s practice squad:


• WR Jazz Ferguson
• WR Terry Wright
• TE Jacob Hollister
• CB Simeon Thomas
• G Jordan Roos
• T Elijah Nkansah


• LB Jachai Polite
• C/G Kyle Fuller
• CB Ryan Neal
• G Kahlil McKenzie

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