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Seahawks release 11-year veteran RB James

  • By Associated Press
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RENTON, Wash. -- The struggling Seattle Seahawks have released running back Edgerrin James.




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The Seahawks made the move Tuesday, two days after a lackluster 38-17 loss to the Dallas Cowboys.

James signed with Seattle in late August hoping to revitalize a career that fell flat after moving from Indianapolis to Arizona.

In seven games as the backup to Julius Jones, James had just 46 carries for 125 yards and no scores. He averaged just 2.7 yards per carry.

James gained 17 yards at Dallas to pass Marcus Allen for 10th place on the NFL's all-time rushing leaders list with 12,246 yards.

Seattle also released safety C.J. Wallace and cornerback Travis Fisher and signed receiver Mike Hass, safety Jamar Adams and cornerback Roy Lewis from the practice squad.

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