Seahawks Waive RB Christine Michael

Well, no one saw this coming. The Seahawks have waived running back Christine Michael, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (on Twitter). To fill his spot, the Seahawks signed defensive tackle Sealver Siliga.Christine Michael (vertical)

[RELATED: Thomas Rawls Set To Return]

The release of Michael is a pretty good indication that Thomas Rawls is back and ready to rock. The expectation was that Rawls would draw a good share of the carries along with C.J. Prosise, leaving Michael as the No. 3 RB. Instead, it turns out that he is out of the picture altogether.

Michael bounced around in 2015 before returning to Seattle, where he enjoyed some success. Michael averaged 4.9 yards per carry with the Seahawks in a limited sample last year, a big improvement over his flat 3.4 per rush with the Cowboys earlier in the season. This year, Michael split the difference with a 4.0 yards per carry average, though he did add 20 catches for 96 yards across his nine games.

Because the trade deadline has passed, every player who is cut must pass through waivers. Therefore, each club will have its shot at claiming Michael in the next day or so, in reverse order of standings.

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16 comments on “Seahawks Waive RB Christine Michael

  1. Louisiana Farmhand

    What. Y’all get bit by the funny bunny. Y’all nuts. I reckon this crazy as a catfish singing jingle bells. Now what y’all gone do. Country.

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      • Louisiana Farmhand

        Mind own business. I ain’t got no disrespect for y’all. Just a fan like y’all be.

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          • Louisiana Farmhand

            I’d love to watch some tv but ya ma won’t let me take a break. I’m stuck in the bedroom all day y’all.

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      • Louisiana Farmhand

        Y’all so funny. I ain’t never said nothing mean to you.

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          • Louisiana Farmhand

            I just minded my business. I reckon we all should do that a lil more. We all comment. It legal. Ain’t nothing wrong with comments. I ain’t even rude or bad in my comments. I like the sports and will keep commenting more.

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            • 24TheKid

              “I’d love to watch some tv but ya ma won’t let me take a break. I’m stuck in the bedroom all day y’all.” And then, “I ain’t even rude or bad in my comments.” Go find a new place to comment.

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  2. 24TheKid

    I like the, “Well, no one saw this coming.” It’s also very true.

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    • frankthetank1985

      What does that comment have anything to do with? Maturity people. Let’s kinda get some.

      Anyway, Seahawks should have been planning for rb structure after two years ago when lynch mentioned he was contemplating retirement. Then after the injury filled last year, they should have done more to find a back similar to lynch style. Hopefully getting Rawls back will help. Christine was a decent fill in type player and will find a home on another team.

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      • ammythomas08

        until I looked at the paycheck saying $4730 , I did not believe that…my… brother woz like actualy bringing in money part time from there computar. . there friend brother started doing this for less than 7 months and resently paid for the morgage on there home and bought a new Cadillac …….

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