• Seahawks release Kemp and Blackmon

    Summary of 10 articles · Updated Aug 30, 2013
    I want to play every day," Kemp said. The Seahawks just announced they have waived free agent rookie WR Donavon Kemp and released seven-year veteran cornerback Will Blackmon. "Tomorrow will be a big test for me playing in center field," Kemp said. "We'll see how it goes." If things go well, manager Don Mattingly said Kemp could be cleared for a minor league rehab assignment. Kemp felt good after Tuesday's workout and could begin a rehab assignment with Class-A Rancho Cucamonga as soon as Thursday. The Seahawks still are four players over the 75-man limit, but they have four players on the physically unable to perform list defensive lineman Chris Clemons and Greg Scruggs , receiver Percy Harvin and cornerback Tharold Simon . But thanks to a change in NFL policy that allows players suspended for violating the substance abuse policy to remain around the facility and participate in meetings, Jaguars coach Gus Bradley is less worried about potential problems.
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    • Seattle Seahawks continue roster trimming

      RENTON, Wash. -- The Seattle Seahawks announced two additional roster reductions Tuesday morning when wide receiver Donavon Kemp was released and veteran cornerback Will Blackmon's contact was terminated. Both players were free agents who were signed in…
      Source: ESPN.com

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