Seahawks cornerback Walter Thurmond has been suspended by the NFL for the team's next four games for violating the league's substance abuse policy. Thurmond will be eligible to return to the active roster on Monday, Dec. 23 before the final game of the regular season. A member of one of the NFL's best secondaries, Thurmond has one interception and one sack thus far. His pick came in the team's last game, against Minnesota, and he returned it 29 yards for a touchdown.
Seahawks Make Roster Move
Renton, Wash. - The Seattle Seahawks have signed cornerback Perrish Cox to the 53-man active roster, the team announced today. Cox was originally drafted by the Denver Broncos in the fifth-round (137th overall) of the 2010 NFL Draft, where he started nine of 15 games for the Broncos, collecting 55 tackles (54 solo), one interception and 14 passes defensed. After spending the 2011 season out of football, he has spent the last two seasons with the San Francisco 49ers and played in 25 games in a reserve role and on special teams. He was released by the 49ers this month on November 12. He has played in 40 career games with nine starts, posting 71 tackles (66 solo), one interception, 16 passes defensed and two forced fumbles.