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Projected Seahawks Final 53-man roster

Noteworthy performances from a couple of Seahawks on the bubble last night made projecting Seattle's 53 man roster a little easier. Remember, though, with nearly 700 more players throughout the league about to hit the waiver wire, the final roster is hardly set in stone.

With the 2015 preseason officially in the books, the Seahawks have until 1 pm Pacific Saturday to cut the roster down to the final 53.

Clubs then have until the next day (10 am Pacific) to sign up to 10 players for the Practice Squad.

Below I project what Seattle's final roster may look like. First, however, a few notes.

Three players who are listed below but don't count on the 53 for now are holdout Kam Chancellor and injured veterans Paul Richardson and Jeremy Lane. As noted below, Richardson and Lane are currently on the PUP List.

As has been the case for the past few years now, a handful of the players Seattle releases are sure to attract attention from other NFL clubs.

Here is a position by position projection of who will (and will not) make Seattle's initial 53. Again, keep this caveat in mind, though. There is no telling how many new roster moves the always-searching Seahawks will make with nearly 700 different players throughout the league soon to be available on the waiver wire.'s Projected Final 53 Man Roster for the September 5 cutdown:  

(2) Quarterbacks: Russell Wilson, Tarvaris Jackson
Released: R.J. Archer

(5) Running Backs: Marshawn Lynch, Fred Jackson (agreed to deal Friday), Christine Michael, Thomas Rawls, Derrick Coleman (fullback)
Released: Robert Turbin (injury) Rod Smith, Will Tukuafu

(3) Tight Ends: Jimmy Graham, Luke Willson, Cooper Helfet
Released: Anthony McCoy, Rashaun Allen

(7) Wide Receivers: Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, Tyler Lockett, Chris Matthews, Ricardo Lockette, B.J. Daniels, Kevin Smith.  (Paul Richardson to be placed on PUP List)
Released: Kasen Williams

(9) Offensive Line: Russell Okung, Justin Britt, Drew Nowak, J.R. Sweezy, Garry Gilliam, Alvin Bailey, Patrick Lewis, Mark Glowinski, Kristjan Sokoli
Released: KeaVon Milton, Terry Poole, Will Pericak

(1) K: Steven Haushka

(1) P: Jon Ryan

(1) LS: Clint Gresham

(4) Defensive End: Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril, Frank Clark, Cassius Marsh
Released: Obum Gwachum

(5) Defensive Tackle: Brandon Mebane, Ahtyba Rubin, Jordan Hill, David King, Demarcus Dobbs
Released: T.Y. McGill, Jesse Williams, Julius Warmsley

(2) Middle Linebacker: Bobby Wagner, Brock Coyle
Released: Alex Singleton

(4) Outside Linebacker: K.J. Wright, Bruce Irvin, Kevin Pierre-Louis, Mike Morgan
Released: Eric Pinkins, Tyrell Adams

(5) Cornerback: Richard Sherman, Cary Williams, Tharold Simon, Will Blackmon, Tye Smith (Jeremy Lane on PUP List)
Released: Mohammed Seisay, Marcus Burley, Douglas McNeil III

(4) Safety: Earl Thomas, Dion Bailey, Deshawn Shead, Ronald Martin (Kam Chancellor on Did Not Report list)
Released: Steven Terrell, Ryan Murphy, Keenan Lambert

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