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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

NFC West Spin cycle: Cards, Seahawks going in opposite directions

Posted Nov. 05, 2012 @ 3:27 p.m. ET
In a week in which two NFC West teams were on bye, the Seahawks moved above the .500 mark and the Cardinals continued to flounder.

Lynch runs Seahawks past Vikings

Posted Nov. 04, 2012 @ 7:46 p.m. ET
Marshawn Lynch ran for 124 yards and a touchdown and the Seahawks overcame 182 yards rushing by Adrian Peterson in a 30-20 win over the Vikings.

Thursday's 60-second rant: NFC West defenses bending and breaking bad

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the sudden vulnerability of the defenses in St. Louis, Seattle and Arizona.

Key matchup: Seahawks WR Sidney Rice vs. Vikings secondary

Posted Nov. 01, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The Seahawks' passing game is starting to heat up just as the Vikings' pass defense has taken a step back. Here's a look at one key matchup.

Bucs claim CB Gorrer

Posted Oct. 31, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
The Buccaneers claimed CB Danny Gorrer off waivers from the Seahawks on Wednesday.

Seahawks place WR Obomanu on injured reserve

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Seahawks placed WR Ben Obomanu on injured reserve with a wrist injury and promoted WR Jermaine Kearse.

Key matchup: DE Jared Allen vs. OLT Russell Okung

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 1:17 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Vikings DRE Jared Allen vs. Seahawks OLT Russell Okung in the Vikings-Seahawks game Sunday in Seattle.

NFC West Spin cycle: 49ers head into bye sitting pretty

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:40 p.m. ET
Both the Rams and the Seahawks had Sundays they'd like to forget after losses to the Patriots and Lions, respectively.

Lions rally to beat Seahawks behind late Stafford TD

Posted Oct. 28, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
Matthew Stafford threw a 1-yard touchdown pass to Titus Young with 20 seconds left, lifting the Lions to a 28-24 win over the Seahawks.

Key matchup: Seahawks special teams vs. Lions special teams

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Can the Lions win the battle in the kicking game against Seattle on Sunday? It's no small story line in an interesting NFC matchup. 

Seahawks' top pick Irvin no longer considered a reach

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
First-round rookie DE Bruce Irvin has wasted no time winning over the critics in Seahawks Nation that accused him of being a 'one trick pony.'

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

NFL Links: Chicago a nightmare for Stafford

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Chicago hasn't been kind to Matthew Stafford, the Seahawks can't outmuscle the 49ers and the pressure on Andrew Luck will help his future.

Gore helps Niners grind out win over Seahawks

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Frank Gore ran for 116 yards and the 49ers held off the Seahawks 13-6 on Thursday night as the 49ers won their division opener.

Key matchup: Seahawks RBs Lynch, Turbin vs. Niners run defense

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Seahawks running backs vs. the Niners run defense in the Week Seven Thursday-night game.

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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