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Brett Swain

Brett Swain - WR

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 200 lbs.
Birthday 06/21/1985
Birthplace Carlsbad, CA
College San Diego State
Years played 4
Drafted 2008, 7th round, 10th pick by Packers

Seahawks think Whitehurst is total package

Posted March 27, 2010 @ noon ET
As was the case when they acquired little-known Matt Hasselbeck nine years ago, the Seahawks paid an eyebrow-raising price for QB Charlie Whitehurst, who'll be counted on as Hasselbeck’s heir apparent.

Seahawks obtain QB Whitehurst from Chargers

Posted March 17, 2010 @ 7:02 p.m. ET
The wheels continue to turn fast and furious in Seattle with the news that the Seahawks have agreed to move down 20 spots in the second round and also part with a 2011 third-round pick to acquire QB Charlie Whitehurst ...

Eagles land Tapp from Seahawks for Clemons, pick

Posted March 16, 2010 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Eagles and Seahawks swapped defensive ends Tuesday, with the Eagles landing Darryl Tapp and Chris Clemons heading to Seattle.

Seahawks release Grant, re-sign Tapp

Posted March 16, 2010 @ noon ET
The release of starting SS Deon Grant and the re-signing of restricted free-agent DE Daryl Tapp topped off a busy day of Monday moves for the Seahawks on the first day of their offseason conditioning program.

Report: Seahawks sign TE Baker

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
Seattle filled its need for a backup tight end Saturday, signing ex-Patriot Chris Baker.

Seahawks leaving no QB stone unturned

Posted March 13, 2010 @ 1:57 a.m. ET
There's plenty of QB intrigue in the Pacific Northwest, with names ranging from Tim Tebow to Donovan McNabb to Kevin Kolb being bandied about on the Seahawks' rumor mill.

NFC West team needs

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 2:56 p.m. ET
With Marc Bulger showing that he was not the answer and having been released, the Rams desperately need to find a quarterback they can build their offense around. PFW continues its analysis of team needs with a look at the ...

Pass rusher could be bigger need for Seahawks than OT

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 3:47 p.m. ET
Seahawks insiders seem to think the team's need for a top pass rusher is just as glaring as the need for a new left tackle to eventually replace Walter Jones.

Seahawks franchise PK Mare

Posted Feb. 25, 2010 @ 7:41 a.m. ET
The Seahawks further solidified their kicking ranks Wednesday when they placed the franchise tag on PK Olindo Mare. The 11-year veteran who kicked for both the Dolphins and Saints before taking over the PK duties in Seattle the last two ...

Seahawks planning 'unique' role for Curry

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 12:34 p.m. ET
The word out of Seattle is that new head coach Pete Carroll plans on having Aaron Curry apply a lot more pressure next season in more of a pass-rushing, stand-up DE role similar to what both Brian Cushing and Clay ...

Assessing where Redskins, Seahawks, Bills stand

Posted Jan. 24, 2010 @ 1:04 p.m. ET
With only three teams having hired new head coaches since the end of the season, NFList looks at the pros and cons facing the new field bosses in Buffalo, Seattle and Washington.

Seahawks clarify chain of command

Posted Jan. 21, 2010 @ 5:01 p.m. ET
At the introductory press conference for new Seahawks GM John Schneider, the Seahawks indicated new head coach Pete Carroll will have the final say on personnel after all.

Schneider named Seahawks' new GM

Posted Jan. 19, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
League sources have confirmed that the Seahawks have hired Packers director of football operations John Schneider as the team’s new general manager to replace Tim Ruskell, who was forced to resign late in the season.

Insider: Why did Seahawks hire Carroll?

Posted Jan. 16, 2010 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
In hiring Pete Carroll, the Seahawks were looking to change the style of their head coach, one NFL insider says in this week's "Audibles," but he wonders why they pursued a coach whose image appeared to be taking a ...

Carroll quickly winning over Seahawks fans

Posted Jan. 15, 2010 @ 11:04 a.m. ET
After what we hear was a bit of a backlash initially in defense of Jim Mora when he was unexpectedly replaced by Pete Carroll, it appears Carroll is quickly getting the Seattle area to warm up to him.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted April 09, 2013
The Seahawks inked Swain to a two-year deal, announcing the signing on their website on Monday.||||||| The 27-year-old Swain was drafted by Green Bay in 2008, taken in the seventh-round out of San Diego State. He caught six passes with Green Bay in the 2010 season and another two for San Francisco in 2011, but was among the 49ers' final cuts before the start of last season.
Posted Oct. 11, 2011
The agency representing Swain says he has agreed to a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers.||||||| Rep 1 Sports tweeted the news Tuesday, when San Francisco worked out potential replacements for the injured Joshua Morgan. The 26-year-old Swain was cut in late August by Green Bay. He had three tackles on special teams in the Packers' Super Bowl win over Pittsburgh. He has six career receptions for 72 yards, all last year. He missed much of 2009 with a knee injury.
Posted Sept. 03, 2010
Swain caught 6 passes for 130 yards in Thursday's 17-13 loss to the Chiefs.||||||| Swain finished the preseason with eight catches for 164 yards.
Posted Oct. 30, 2009
Swain, a fifth-string receiver and special teams standout, will have season-ending knee surgery after an injury Sunday.||||||| Wideout Jordy Nelson will miss at least two more weeks with a knee sprain, leaving the Packers with only three healthy wideouts as of Monday: Greg Jennings, Donald Driver and James Jones.

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