Weaver Bolts Seahawks

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Published: March 22, 2009


... Philadelphia Eagles. The deal has potential to be worth $2.25 million if he hits all bonus escalators.

Weavers role with the Eagles in addition to being a traditional FB will likely be replacing the departed Correll Buckhalter as the change of pace RB.

Weaver was a coveted free agent who was the top FB on the market. Tampa Bay, Minnesota, and his former team the Seattle Seahawks were all interested in the dynamic 26 year old FB.

Minnesota FB Naufu Tahi has signed a free agent offer sheet with the Cincinnati Bengals, the Vikings have one week to match the Bengals' offer.

The Seahawks have already met with Free Agent FB Justin Griffith, who played under new Offensive Coordinator Gregg Knapp in Oakland last season. Griffith is more of a pure blocker then Weaver was, and played well in Knapp's zone blocking scheme with the Raiders.

He underwent offseason surgery so it will be roughly a month before any action is seen on that front.

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