With the departure of Golden Tate to the Detroit Lions, the Seattle Seahawks appear to be in the market for a punt returner. One possible option came in to VMAC recently. According to ESPN’s Adam Caplan, Armanti Edwards worked out for the team yesterday:
WR Armanti Edwards is working out for the #Seahawks, source said.
— Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 24, 2014
Edwards played just two games in 2013 with the Cleveland Browns before going down with an ankle injury. Prior to that, he played three seasons with the Carolina Panthers at wide receiver and punt returner. Here are Edwards’ career return stats per ESPN:
The talented Edwards played quarterback at Appalachian State before coming to the NFL. Here’s a clip of Edwards demonstrating his breakaway speed:
Caplan also noted that Seattle hosted cornerback A.J. Jefferson on Thursday.