RENTON, Wash .– The Seattle Seahawks bring Paul Richardson back amid injuries to their wide receiver body, a source confirmed to ESPN.
Richardson, 28, spent his first four seasons with the Seahawks after drafting him in the second round in 2014. He signed a five-year, $ 40 million contract with the Washington football team in 2018, but was released in February after injuries. limited it to 17 games over two seasons.
The quick Richardson caught 48 passes for 507 yards and four touchdowns during that span. His best year was with Seattle in 2017, when he caught 44 passes for 703 yards and six touchdowns – all career highs. It was the only season he played all 16 games.
The Seahawks signed Phillip Dorsett in March to compete with David Moore for the No.3 receiver behind Tyler Lockett and DK Metcalf. But Dorsett was sidelined recently with a foot injury, as were John Ursua (hamstrings) and Cody Thompson. Coach Pete Carroll said Dorsett’s foot injury had bothered him for some time.
The NFL Network first reported the reunion between the Seahawks and Richardson.