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Seahawks waive OL Schwenke, sign Farmer

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The Seattle Seahawks waived injured offensive lineman Kona Schwenke on Saturday and signed George Farmer, who is expected to convert from wide receiver to defensive back.

Schwenke suffered a knee injury Friday against the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Seahawks are expected to place the third-string rookie on injured reserve if he clears waivers.

Farmer, who entered the draft early this year despite a disappointing career at USC, was relased by the Dallas Cowboys last weekend.

The Seahawks also were hosting free-agent guard Evan Mathis on Saturday. Coach Pete Carroll confirmed reports that Mathis would visit Seattle. Carroll said he was coming in for a physical.


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