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Now if we can just sign Aldo Applesauce

The Seattle Times is reporting that the man with an eating problem bad enough to warrant he be nicknamed after food will stay a Seahawk. I've never been a big fan of the rotund one, but let's take a stab at why this is a good resign.

He's a former fourth rounder who will be 28 at the start of next season. He has been decent when healthy and given that his injuries are more of the  sporadic than nagging variety, he could be one of those players where a light turns on and he has a good couple seasons before retiring.

Here's the important part: he should be cheap. Not a lot of quality/value left on the free agent market. It's good to see Ruskell doesn't feel compelled to bring in someone just to appease the fans. I think Womack has as good as chance as anyone still available to be a solid NFL guard next season. That's far from a a ringing endorsement, but at least we didn't sign Leonard Davis to a $49 million contract.

If the writing wasn't already on the wall after the Dielman debacle, Womack's signing certainly reinforces the widely held assumption that Seattle will be looking for an offensive lineman on the first day of the draft. Monday we'll begin previewing who's available and who is worth taking.