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Seahawks Reportedly Sign Former Alabama Star, 1st Round Pick

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SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 30: Head coach Pete Carroll of the Seattle Seahawks during warm-ups before the game against the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field on December 30, 2018 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Former Alabama star Chance Warmack is set to return to the NFL. After a year away recovering from injuries, he is signing with the Seattle Seahawks.

The former No. 10 overall pick has been a quality player when healthy. He has 53 starts in 68 appearances under his belt, though he hasn't been a weekly starter since the 2015 season with the Tennessee Titans, when he played 14 games. He hasn't played a full 16 game season since 2014, his second in the year.

Warmack also has plenty of experience with winning teams. At Alabama, he took home three BCS National Championships. He won a Super Bowl with the Philadelphia Eagles in 2017, playing a handful of snaps on offense and special teams against the New England Patriots in that 41-33 win. Now, he joins another team with a solid winning pedigree and a fairly recent title.

He'll look to kickstart his career as part of an overhauled unit. He is the fourth new offensive line signee for the team this offseason, along with guard B.J. Finney and tackles Brandon Shell and Cedric Ogbuehi.

So far, we don't have a ton of details on his contract. It is likely a short term deal, and he'll have to prove that he can still contribute at the NFL level. With the Seahawks, he'll be reunited with college teammate D.J. Fluker, who was selected exactly one pick after him at No. 11 in the 2013 NFL Draft. After being selected by the San Diego Chargers, he spent four years with the team, before a brief one-season stint with the New York Giants. Now he's entering year three in Seattle. The roster also features former Crimson Tide defensive line standout Jarran Reed. [

#Seahawks have agreed to terms on a deal with former first-round OL Chance Warmack, per his agent Ron Slavin of @SPORTSTARSNYC. He’s back in the league after taking a year to get healthy.

— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 22, 2020

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