Seahawks Sign Lawyer Milloy

The Seahawks have signed veteran safety Lawyer Milloy in a move to replace the recently released Brian Rusell on the roster.'s Steve Wyche first reported the signing via Twitter.

In three seasons in a Falcons uniform (2006-2008), Milloy totaled 342 tackles (229 solo), two sacks, three interceptions and 15 passes defensed. Prior to joining Atlanta, he spent three years with the Buffalo Bills (2003-2005) and was a member of the New England Patriots from 1996-2002. In his 13-year career, Milloy has earned four Pro Bowl selections while winning a Super Bowl with the Patriots in 2001.

Milloy entered the NFL as a second-round draft pick (36th overall) out of the University of Washington, and has missed just six games in his 13-year career. Last year, according to Football Outsiders' advanced stats, he was involved in 97 plays, second-most on Atlanta's defense, and ranked 40th in Success Rate against the pass and 49th in Stop Rate against the run. Enemy quarterbacks targeted him 24 times last season, and Milloy allowed 6.6 yards per run play.

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