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Seahawks Reportedly Signing Former 1st Round Pick C.J. Spiller

C.J. Spiller has a new home, according to a report.

C.J. Spiller is signing with the Seattle Seahawks, according to NFL insider Rand Getlin.

The 29-year-old former Clemson Tigers' star last played for the New Orleans Saints, whom he was with from 2015 until early September. The Saints released Spiller on Sept. 13. He totaled 112 rushing yards and 239 receiving yards in 13 games for New Orleans.

Spiller, a speedster from Florida, was drafted out of Clemson by the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL Draft. He was the No. 9 overall pick.

At Clemson, Spiller was a unanimous All-American his senior season during which he scored a touchdown five different ways - rushing, passing, receiving, and on kick and punt returns.

Spiller was a Pro Bowler in 2012 and has totaled 3,433 rushing yards, 1,434 receiving yards and 1,914 return yards during his six-plus year career.

The Seahawks (2-1) are set to play at the New York Jets on Sunday at 1 p.m. E.T.