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Seahawks sign OL J'Marcus Webb

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Seahawks agreed to terms with Raiders guard J'Marcus Webb overnight. He started all 16 games for the Raiders last season.

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While most of us were catching some zzzs, the Seahawks FO was hard at work locking up Raiders OG J'Marcus Webb, per Mike Garafolo. Webb started all 16 games at right guard and right tackle for the Raiders last year on a one year contract after a very unsuccessful stint with the Vikings in 2013-2014. He was originally a 7th round pick out of West Texas A&M by the Chicago Bears in 2010, where he started at left and right tackle - albeit with a low success rate. Oakland was reportedly interested in getting him back. He is 27 years old.

Webb is another 6'7, 333 lb monster that can be shifted around the line as needed. That said, Webb had some very poor games at tackle for the Vikings, which is why the Raiders moved him to guard, which had some mixed returns but our brothers at Silver and Black Pride ended up marking his performance at guard as serviceable, before he was moved to right tackle for the final three games to replace Austin Howard, showing "atrocious" pass-blocking.

As Danny noted regarding Bradley Sowell's signing, the Seahawks are doing their regular thing where they build out veteran depth and options to compete in camp, but it's a surety Sowell and Webb will be getting rookie competition to fight off, and we've seen the rookies win out on this many times. Webb is a tier above Sowell if only because of his recent starting experience, we'll have to wait and see on his contract to see how the Seahawks feel about him - if he got a multi-year deal then we may be looking at him more as a steady replacement for J.R. Sweezy.

We will await details and keep you posted!

PS: apparently, he's also very single, funny, and loves to cook for beautiful ladies.