Seattle Seahawks

Seattle Seahawks name 53-man 2022 roster; Blair, Swain waived

After releasing a veteran, waiving 21 players and placing a rookie on injured reserve, the Seattle Seahawks have reduced their roster to 53 players for the 2022 season.

According to the Seahawks, veteran cornerback Justin Coleman was released and rookie linebacker Tyreke Smith was placed on injured reserve.

Seven of the Seahawks’ nine draft picks made the team: Charles Cross, Boye Mafe, Kenneth Walker III, Abraham Lucas, Coby Bryant, Tariq Woolen and Dareke Young.

The aforementioned fifth-round pick Tyreke Smith was placed on injured reserve and seventh-round pick Bo Melton could be a practice squad member if he clears waivers.

Here’s the full list of moves:


CB Justin Coleman


WR J.J. Arcega-Whiteside

S Marquise Blair

LB Joel Dublanko

QB Jacob Eason

T Greg Eiland

WR Aaron Fuller

DT Jarrod Hewitt

WR Cade Johnson

LB Vi Jones

WR Kevin Kassis

TE Tyler Mabry

WR Bo Melton

LB Tanner Muse

S Scott Nelson

T Liam Ryan

C Dakoda Shepley

WR Freddie Swain

RB Darwin Thompson

LB Lakiem Williams

S Deontai Williams


RB Josh Johnson

Placed on Injured Reserve

LB Tyreke Smith

The 53-man roster:

Quarterback (2): Geno Smith, Drew Lock

Running Back (4): Rashaad Penny, DeeJay Dallas, Travis Homer, Kenneth Walker III

Receiver (6): Tyler Lockett, DK Metcalf, Dee Eskridge, Marquise Goodwin, Penny Hart, Dareke Young

Tight End (3): Will Dissly, Noah Fant, Colby Parkinson

Offensive Line (9): Charles Cross, Abraham Lucas, Jake Curhan, Stone Forsythe, Gabe Jackson, Damien Lewis, Phil Haynes, Austin Blythe, Kyle Fuller

Defensive Line (7): Poona Ford, Al Woods, Bryan Mone, Myles Adams, Quinton Jefferson, Shelby Harris, L.J. Collier

Linebacker (8): Jordyn Brooks, Cody Barton, Nick Bellore, Darrell Taylor, Uchenna Nwosu, Boye Mafe, Alton Robinson, Joshua Onujiogu

Cornerback (6): Coby Bryant, Artie Burns, Sidney Jones IV, Michael Jackson, Tariq Woolen, John Reid

Safety (5): Quandre Diggs, Jamal Adams, Josh Jones, Ryan Neal, Joey Blount

Specialists (3): P Michael Dickson, K Jason Myers, LS Tyler Ott