NFL Nation: Joe Pawelek

Inactives: Bears, Seahawks healthy

January, 16, 2011
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CHICAGO -- The Seattle Seahawks offered no surprises on their list of inactive players Sunday.

They are relatively healthy.

Lofa Tatupu starts at middle linebacker one week after suffering a concussion. Coach Pete Carroll said all week he expected Tatupu to play.

Inactive for Seattle: cornerback Josh Pinkard, cornerback Marcus Brown, linebacker Joe Pawelek, guard Lemuel Jeanpierre, guard Paul Fanaika, tackle Breno Giacomini and defensive tackle Amon Gordon. J.P. Losman is the third quarterback.

The Bears' inactive list features safety Craig Steltz, cornerback Joshua Moore, running back Kahlil Bell, guard Herman Johnson, guard/center Edwin Williams, tight end Desmond Clark and defensive tackle Marcus Harrison. Caleb Hanie is the third quarterback.

Clark, who started seven games last season, has faded from prominence over the second half of the season. He was active against Seattle in Week 6, then inactive until Week 17.
RENTON, Wash. -- The Seahawks have released a list of free-agent players the team plans to sign following the draft:

  • James Brindley, free safety, Utah State.
  • Marcus Brown, cornerback, Arkansas State.
  • Kyle Burkhart, tackle, Southern Mississippi.
  • Jeff Byers, center/guard, USC.
  • Reggie Carter, outside linebacker, UCLA.
  • Patrick Devenny, tight end, Colorado.
  • Kevin Dixon, inside linebacker, Troy.
  • Demarcus Granger, defensive tackle, Oklahoma.
  • Quintin Hancock, receiver, Tennessee.
  • Will Harris, free safety, USC.
  • Adrian Martinez, center, Colorado State.
  • Joe Pawelek, inside linebacker, Baylor.
  • Jacob Phillips, tackle, Belhaven, Miss.
  • Josh Pinkard, cornerback, USC.
  • Rob Rose, defensive end, Ohio State.

That's 15 undrafted free agents, three from USC. Have you seen these guys play? Please do share your thoughts.

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