It appears former Seattle Seahawks linebacker Lofa Tatupu is healthy and ready to play some football again.
According to Jason LaCanfora of NFL.com, the 29-year-old linebacker visited the New Orleans Saints on Monday. Tatupu sat out the 2011 season after he asked for and was granted his release in Seattle after refusing to take a pay cut during training camp.
Tatupu had surgery on both knees during the offseason leading up to the 2011 year, and had been dealing with injuries the last few years. So the hope is that Tatupu is finally healthy. And if that’s the case he can certainly help a team.
Elliot Harrison of NFL.com provides a nice wrap-up of the Seahawks 2011 season.
Jim Corbett of USA Today takes a look at possible landing spots for Peyton Manning, and the Seahawks are on the list: Corbett: “ Manning could consider the NFC West the path of least resistance to the Super Bowl by comparison to the NFC East and AFC East. Offensive coordinatorDarrell Bevell worked with Favre with Green Bay and the Minnesota Vikings and would tailor the offense to Manning.”
Bucky Brooks of NFL.com pegs Ryan Tannehill, Brandon Weeden and Brock Osweiler as potential fits at quarterback in Seattle.
Pete Prisco of CBS Sports takes a look at a key offseason question for all 32 teams. Not surprisingly, the question for Seattle is who will start at quarterback in 2012. Prisco: “You have to think the Seahawks will make a move to bring somebody in, whether through the draft or free agency? Neither Tarvaris Jackson nor Charlie Whitehurst looks like the long-term starter.”
And if you didn’t know already, Sports Illustrated unveiled its 2012 swimsuit issue today.