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Early Doucet, Seattle Seahawks agree to contract

Austin Collie isn't the only injury-prone wide receiver to find a new job Friday.

A source informed of the transaction tells NFL.com's Ian Rapoport that former Arizona Cardinals slot receiver Early Doucet will sign a one-year contract with the Seattle Seahawks. The team later announced they agreed to terms with Doucet.

Although Sidney Rice is expected to return to practice Sunday after undergoing treatment for his knee in Switzerland, the Seahawks still are in the market for depth with Percy Harvin likely sidelined until Thanksgiving.

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Doucet had received surprisingly little interest on the open market, though the Miami Dolphins reportedly were interested in working him out this week.

On the heels of a season-ending concussion, the Cardinals opted to release Doucet in March rather than pay his $1.95 million salary. In addition to multiple concussions, Doucet has battled injuries to his ribs, groin, abdomen, hamstrings, quadriceps and shoulder in five NFL seasons.

Doucet will be trying to recapture 2011 form, when he tantalized with occasionally strong post-catch skills while tallying 689 yards and five touchdowns on 54 receptions. He will enter the season no higher than fourth on the depth chart if he makes Seattle's roster.

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