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Pork Chop, LB sign with Seattle

Offensive lineman Floyd "Pork Chop" Womack and linebacker Kevin Bentley, who both visited the Green Bay Packers last week as unrestricted free agents, signed contracts with the Seattle Seahawks over the weekend.<p>

Womack inked a two-year $4 million deal, including a signing bonus of around $2 million, to return to Seattle. Womack, a fourth-round draft choice in 2001 from Mississippi State, has split time between the guard and tackle positions. He has subbed at left tackle during Walter Jones ' multiple training camp holdouts and provided depth along the offensive line.

The Packers are trying to fill the voids along their offensive line at both guard positions. Mike Wahle (Carolina) and Marco Rivera (Dallas) left Green Bay early in free agency.

The Seahawks also signed former Cleveland Browns linebacker Kevin Bentley to a one-year, $650,000 contract. His deal included a $150,000 signing bonus. The Packers need to build depth at linebacker and may have to find a starter if unrestricted free agent Hannibal Navies signs with a different team this off-season. Navies started the last two seasons at strong-side linebacker for the Packers.


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