According to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network, Houston Texans free agent offensive guard Chester Pitts will workout for interested teams in Arizona tomorrow.
The 31-year-old Pitts is rehabbing from microfracture knee surgery that forced him to miss most of the 2009 season. The Seattle Seahawks have been one of the team reportedly interested in Pitts. He played for current Seahawks offensive line coach Alex Gibbs while in Houston, so he’s familiar with Seattle’s zone blocking scheme.
Other teams reportedly interested in Pitts include Minnesota, San Francisco, Detroit and Philadelphia. Pitts had earlier indicated that the Seahawks were the frontrunners for his services.
Thanks to Dukeshire for finding this audio interview with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll on National Public Radio’s “Wait, Wait. … Don’t Tell Me!”
Gregg Doyel of CBS Sports takes Carroll to task for his “Win Forever” book tour.
Michael Lombardi of the NFL Network wonders if five teams are really interested in Terrell Owens’ services, as his agent Drew Rosenhaus says.
More Lombardi: He says the Seahawks are a draft away from being a contender.
Dan Pompei of the National Football Post says three scouts he talked to had RB Harvey Unga ranked as a third-round talent. Pompei said that Unga would have been the eighth running back selected in this year’s regular draft in April.
Whether Pete Carroll can get things turned around in Seattle is one of 20 questions Don Banks of Sports Illustrated poses in this precursor to the beginning of NFL training camps.
If you haven’t checked it out already, Steve Sabol, the president of NFL Films fills in for Peter King and pens this Monday Morning Quarterback column. It’s certainly worth a read.
Gerrit Ritt of Fox Sports ranks the Seattle Seahawks among his top 10 teams that deserve a Super Bowl win.