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David Hawthorne

David Hawthorne - #57 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 0"/ 246 lbs.
Birthday 05/14/1985
Birthplace Corsicana, TX
College TCU
Years played 6

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Scout's Notebook: Saints SLB David Hawthorne

Posted Dec. 06, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki sees Saints SLB David Hawthorne underperforming at a poorly fit position.

Saints having hopes dashed at linebacker

Posted Sept. 30, 2012 @ 1:52 p.m. ET
The Saints tried to fortify their linebacking corps in free agency during the offseason, but the position has not been exempt from the struggles plaguing the team.

Saints sign LB Hawthorne to five-year deal

Posted April 03, 2012 @ 5:27 p.m. ET
The Saints have reached a five-year deal with LB David Hawthorne. Financial terms have not been announced.

Friday's NFL tryouts and visits

Posted March 17, 2012 @ 10:30 a.m. ET
Matt Flynn visits Pacific Northwest.

Seahawks' LB situation getting more interesting

Posted Jan. 11, 2012 @ 6:24 p.m. ET
With head coach Pete Carroll recently mentioning the need for more speed at linebacker as a top priority, the situation at that position has gotten a lot more perplexing.

Newton, Hawthorne and Masthay named NFC Players of the Week

Posted Dec. 07, 2011 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
Panthers QB Cam Newton, Seahawks LB David Hawthorne and Packers P Tim Masthay were named NFC Players of the Week for Week 13.

Hawthorne fortifying middle of Seahawks defense

Posted Nov. 23, 2011 @ 9:10 p.m. ET
As big a reason as any for the big-time improvement in the Seahawks' defense as of late has been the rock-solid play of MLB David Hawthorne.

Seahawks release MLB Tatupu

Posted July 31, 2011 @ 2:29 p.m. ET
There's a new linebacker on the free-agent market, as the Seahawks and MLB Lofa Tatupu have parted ways.

Seahawks LB Hill placed on I.R.

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 11:32 a.m. ET
The Seahawks placed LB Leroy Hill on injured reserve because of an Achilles injury, ending his tumultuous season. The team re-signed DT Craig Terrill and promoted OG Mike Gibson from the practice squad.

Seahawks LB Hill 'out for a while'

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 10:28 a.m. ET
Seahawks OLB Leroy Hill will miss several weeks after suffering an injury to his right Achilles tendon.

Seahawks OLB Hill on outside looking in

Posted July 21, 2010 @ 5:47 p.m. ET
Even if Leroy Hill had not been suspended for the season opener, we hear he was a real long shot to be the starter on Week One at strong-side linebacker over David Hawthorne.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 30, 2012
Hawthorne is inactive for the New Orleans Saints for Monday night's game against Philadelphia.||||||| New Orleans decided to sit Hawthorne after giving up more than 400 yards in their first seven games.
Posted Aug. 20, 2012
Saints starting linebackers Curtis Lofton and David Hawthorne are injured and it's not certain whether either will be back for New Orleans' regular-season opener against Washington.||||||| Assistant head coach Joe Vitt says Hawthorne has a torn meniscus and was scheduled for surgery Monday. Vitt did not specify which leg the linebacker hurt.
Posted Dec. 10, 2011
Hawthorne is expected to play Monday night against the St. Louis Rams after fully participating in practice on Saturday.||||||| Hawthorne was a game-time decision against Philadelphia last Thursday and had a team-high six tackles and a 77-yard interception return for a touchdown. The extended time off helped him recover and return to practice by the end of this week.
Posted Nov. 30, 2010
The Seattle Seahawks have signed Hawthorne to a one-year extension through the 2011 season.||||||| The team confirmed the signing on Tuesday. It was first reported by Mac's Football Blog. According to the NFL players association database, Hawthorne will make $900,000 in base salary for the 2011 season. It's a raise of more than $200,000 from what he is making this season.
Posted March 04, 2010
The Seahawks have used the exclusive rights tender on Hawthorne.||||||| By using that tender on Hawthorne, only the Seahawks can negotiate with him because he has no free agency privileges. Had they not made this tender, he could have talked to other teams as a restricted free agent.

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