The Seahawks really, really, really, really want a fullback on their roster. They are carrying four of them, only one less than the five tailbacks on their roster.
Seattle wants to become a more physical running team, which means adding a more traditional fullback.
Hill missed action in the rookie minicamp while nursing a pulled muscle, but, at 6 foot 2, 263 pounds, he looks the part.
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He hasn鈥檛 played much football since a once-promising career in Tampa imploded. During his fifth season with the Buccaneers, it all fell apart. He landed in Minnesota, and the Vikings thrust him into action before he was ready, resulting in only one appearance 鈥?a Monday night disaster against the Giants.
Next came an offseason stint with the Giants in 2014, followed by an offseason stint with the Dolphins in 2015. Later that year, he played for something called the Brooklyn Bolts in one of the many failed developmental leagues. Somehow, Freeman landed with the Colts at the conclusion of 2015, starting (and somehow winning) a Week 17 game against the Titans.
Elite Mens Brett Favre Jersey I mean, you can go to the gym and, like, play basketball as hard as you can, Freeman explained to Stroud. But you can鈥檛 really compete. You don鈥檛 sit and prepare all week to go kick some kid鈥檚 [butt] in basketball. What kind of loser is that?