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Seahawks cuts tracker 2018: News, trades, rumors, updates, more

It’s NFL cuts weekend.

NFL: Oakland Raiders at Seattle Seahawks Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports

With the 2018 NFL preseason in the books, the next step for all 32 teams is to trim their respective rosters from 90 to 53 players. For the Seattle Seahawks, it’ll be interesting to see how the depth chart looks at wide receiver, cornerback, defensive line, and even on the lower-rung of the running back ladder. Notable guys on the bubble include WR Amara Darboh, CB Byron Maxwell, DL Poona Ford, and RB Mike Davis.

Read more: A final 53-man roster projection

This is the place for updates over the next two days on cuts, trades, rumors of trades or cuts, and other important news pertaining to the Seahawks roster as we approach the start of the regular season.

Read more: Several former Seahawks released on cut-down day

Key Dates and Deadlines

Saturday, September 1, 1:00 PM PT: Roster needs to be cut down to 53 players

Sunday, September 2, 9:00 AM PT: Claiming period for players placed on waivers at the final roster reduction will expire

Sunday, September 2nd, 10:00 AM PT: Teams may establish a Practice Squad of 10 players

Official Roster Cuts:

LB D.J. Alexander

S Maurice Alexander

DE Ricky Ali’ifua

LB Emmanuel Beal

CB Elijah Battle

T Isaiah Battle

G Willie Beavers

CB Jeremy Boykins

WR Marvin Bracy

TE Kyle Carter

WR Amara Darboh

LB Josh Forrest

WR Cyril Grayson

C Marcus Henry

RB Gerald Holmes

DT Joey Ivie

FS Lorenzo Jerome

CB Akeem King

RB Daniel Marx

S T.J. Mutcherson

QB Alex McGough

S T.J. Mutcherson

G Skyler Phillips

LB Jacob Pugh

CB Trovon Reed

WR Keenan Reynolds

G Jordan Roos

WR Caleb Scott

TE Tyrone Swoopes

RB Justin Stockton

WR Damore’ea Stringfellow

WR Malik Turner

CB Mike Tyson

TE Clayton Wilson

Moved to Injured Reserve (Out for the season)

QB Austin Davis

T Jamarco Jones

CB Byron Maxwell

LB Erik Walden

Placed On Reserve/Non-Football Injury

TE Ed Dickson


WR Marcus Johnson

Acquired via Trade

TE Darrell Daniels

S Shalom Luani

Cuts Tracker Updates:

CB Trovon Reed thanks Seattle, a sign that he’s likely gone.

A surprise cut has been reported, as veteran safety Maurice Alexander has reportedly been cut.

Seattle continues to thin out their crowded wide receiver group, releasing Malik Turner.

Rookie Alex McGough has reportedly been waived, although the Seahawks will surely push to bring him back to the practice squad.

NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero reported cornerback Akeem King has been waived.

It looks like Gerald Holmes has announced he’s been cut, via his Instagram story.

DJ Alexander appears to be off the roster

Seahawks News:

Report: Austin Davis and Erik Walden to IR, Ed Dickson to reserve/NFI list

Perhaps the biggest news of the day: Dion Jordan has been activated off the PUP list.

In a bit of a surprise, Joey Hunt has reportedly made Seattle’s 53-man roster to begin the season.

Seahawks trade WR Marcus Johnson to the Colts in exchange for TE Darrell Daniels.

Raiders trade S Shalom Luani to Seahawks

Byron Maxwell to be placed on IR, ending his season

Ed Dickson hinted he may be coming off the NFI list in time for Week 1.

Earl Thomas trade talks? Well they’re not going very far.


Seattle Seahawks 90-man roster (players released/traded will be crossed out accordingly)

QB - Russell Wilson, Brett Hundley, Austin Davis (IR), Alex McGough

RB - Chris Carson, C.J. Prosise, Mike Davis, Rashaad Penny, Tre Madden, J.D. McKissic, Gerald Holmes, Justin Stockton, Daniel Marx

WR - Doug Baldwin, Jaron Brown, Tyler Lockett, David Moore, Brandon Marshall, Keenan Reynolds, Amara Darboh, Damore’ea Stringfellow, Malik Turner, Marcus Johnson (traded), Caleb Scott, Marvin Bracy, Cyril Grayson

TE - Will Dissly, Nick Vannett, Kyle Carter, Tyrone Swoopes, Clayton Wilson

OL - Duane Brown, Germain Ifedi, Jamarco Jones (IR), George Fant, Isaiah Battle, Willie Beavers, Ethan Pocic, Justin Britt, D.J. Fluker, Jordan Roos, Rees Odhiambo, Skyler Phillips, J.R. Sweezy, Marcus Henry, Joey Hunt

DE - Frank Clark, Branden Jackson, Quinton Jefferson, Rasheem Green, Jacob Martin, Ricky Ali’ifua, Dion Jordan

DT - Jarran Reed, Shamar Stephen, Tom Johnson, Nazair Jones, Poona Ford, Joey Ivie

LB - Bobby Wagner, K.J. Wright, Shaquem Griffin, Barkevious Mingo, Austin Calitro, Emmanuel Beal, Josh Forrest, Erik Walden (IR), D.J. Alexander, Jake Pugh

CB - Shaquill Griffin, Dontae Johnson, Justin Coleman, Tre Flowers, Neiko Thorpe, Byron Maxwell (IR), Akeem King, Trovon Reed, Jeremy Boykins, Elijah Battle

S - Tedric Thompson, Bradley McDougald, Delano Hill, Maurice Alexander, T.J. Mutcherson, Lorenzo Jerome, Mike Tyson

ST - Sebastian Janikowski, Michael Dickson, Tyler Ott

NFI/PUP/IR/Other - Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Dion Jordan, Ed Dickson, Malik McDowell, Khalid Hill

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