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Tuesday, August 30, 2011
Quick look at Seahawks' 80-man roster

By Mike Sando
ESPN.com

The Seattle Seahawks reached the 80-man roster limit in effect Tuesday.

They released defensive tackle Jay Alford and safety Ricky Thenarse after making moves Monday. Acquiring defensive lineman Clifton McDonald from Cincinnati in the Kelly Jennings trade changed the dynamics at defensive tackle.

Veteran fullback Mike Karney plans to visit with the team. Signing Karney would necessitate a move elsewhere on the roster.

The chart compares current positional counts to those from Week 1 of the 2010 season.

The St. Louis Rams have also made moves to comply. A quick look at their positional counts in a moment.