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K.J. Wright

K.J. Wright - #50 - LB

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 246 lbs.
Birthday 07/23/1989
Birthplace Memphis, TN
College Mississippi State
Years played 3
Drafted 2011, 4th round, 2nd pick by Seahawks

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

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Branch's exit from Seattle makes few waves

Posted Oct. 14, 2010 @ 9:45 a.m. ET
There was nary a shrug when the disappointing Deion Branch era came to an abrupt halt in Seattle with his Oct. 11 trade back to the Patriots in exchange for a fourth-round draft pick.

Patriots reacquire Branch from Seattle

Posted Oct. 11, 2010 @ 10:19 p.m. ET
The Patriots reacquired WR Deion Branch from Seattle on Monday, according to reports by ESPN and NFL Network, both of whom cite a league source. Both reports say that the Seahawks will receive a 2011 fourth-round draft choice in return.

Reports: Patriots in talks with Seahawks about WR Branch

Posted Oct. 07, 2010 @ 10:56 a.m. ET
While nothing is close to imminent, the Patriots and Seahawks are reportedly talking about a potential trade involving Seahawks WR Deion Branch.

Seahawks hope Lynch will fill RB bill

Posted Oct. 06, 2010 @ 6:06 p.m. ET
There's strong reason to believe newly acquired Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch will benefit from a badly needed change of scenery.

Bills trade RB Lynch to Seahawks

Posted Oct. 05, 2010 @ 2:45 p.m. ET
The Bills have agreed to trade RB Marshawn Lynch to the Seahawks for a 2011 fourth-round draft choice and a conditional choice in 2012, according to Fox Sports. To make room for Lynch, Seattle released veteran RB Julius Jones.

Seahawks LB Hill suspended one game

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
The league announced Monday that Seahawks LB Leroy Hill will be suspended one game and fined one additional paycheck for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.

Rams' defense stuffs Seahawks 20-3

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 4:21 p.m. ET
QB Sam Bradford and a tough defense led the Rams to a 20-3 win over the Seahawks on Sunday.

Seahawks pleased with fill-in OT Polumbus

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 1:58 a.m. ET
Seattle was very happy with the play of Tyler Polumbus while he was filling in for starting OLT Russell Okung, and Polumbus may soon get some opportunities at right tackle.

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.

Washington bolsters Seahawks' biggest strength

Posted Oct. 01, 2010 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
With the addition of Leon Washington, the league's leading kickoff returner, special teams continue to be the Seahawks' biggest strength.

Seahawks cut veteran OG Pitts

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 7:20 p.m. ET
The Seahawks had high hopes for OG Chester Pitts but were forced to cut him on Thursday after he struggled to stay healthy.

Reports: Seahawks sign WR Stokley

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 4:47 p.m. ET
The Seahawks have reportedly signed free agent WR Brandon Stokley and cut RB Quinton Ganther to make room on the roster.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

Seahawks far from giving up on Hasselbeck

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 10 p.m. ET
Even though he had a very forgettable performance against the Broncos in Week Two, we hear Matt Hasselbeck remains firmly entrenched as Seattle’s starting quarterback.

McLoughlin announced as Seahawks president

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 3:43 p.m. ET
The Seahawks named Peter McLoughlin their new president, replacing Tod Leiweke.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Nov. 09, 2012
The Seattle Seahawks will be without linebacker Wright against the New York Jets on Sunday.||||||| Wright sustained a concussion on the opening drive against the Minnesota Vikings last week.
Posted Nov. 04, 2012
Wright is out for the remainder of the game for the Seattle Seahawks after suffering a concussion early in the first quarter against Minnesota.||||||| Wright was taken to the locker room after Minnesota scored on its opening drive on Sunday. Early in the second quarter, the Seahawks said he would not return.Wright is a key part of Seattle's defense because of his versatility to play both inside and outside linebacker positions. He was replaced by second-year linebacker Mike Morgan.

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