Q13 FOX News reporter
11:16 PM PDT, October 4, 2011
The Seattle Seahawks have released fullback Eddie Williams and placed linebacker Matt McCoy on injured reserve, the team announced today. In their place, Seattle signed linebacker Jameson Konz from the practice squad and signed free agent linebacker David Vobora to the 53-man active roster.
McCoy led Seattle with 19 special teams tackles in 2010 and recorded three special teams tackles this season before injuring his knee vs. Atlanta (10/2).
Konz was Seattle's second of two seventh-round draft choices (245th overall) in the 2010 NFL Draft and spent last season on injured reserve (hip).
Vobora was "Mr. Irrelevant" of the 2008 NFL Draft, chosen 252nd overall in the seventh-round by St. Louis. He played in eight games his rookie year, starting one, becoming the first rookie chosen last in the draft to start a game since linebacker Marty Moore started four games for New England in 1994.
He has played in 34 career games with 16 starts, posting 83 tackles (50 solo), 2.0 sacks and 29 special teams tackles. Vobora made the 53-man roster after training camp but was released on September 4.On the practice squad, Seattle reached an injury settlement with tight end Fendi Onobun and signed tight end John Nalbone to the practice squad.
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