The Seahawks on Monday signed free agent cornerback Will Blackmon among other moves.

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The Seahawks have signed free agent cornerback Will Blackmon, who spent all of the 2013 off-season with Seattle before being released and signing with Jacksonville, where he has played the last two seasons.

Blackmon is 30 and has been in the NFL since 2006, originally a fourth-round pick of the Green Bay Packers when Seattle general manager John Schneider worked with the Packers.

Blackmon played in eight games with four starts last year with the Jaguars and will add depth — and a known quantity — at a spot that needs some with Byron Maxwell expected to sign with Philadelphia on Tuesday as well as Tharold Simon (shoulder) and Jeremy Lane (knee) each having off-season surgery. Details of the contract were not released but it is likely to be a short-term, low-risk deal.

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Also, the team made qualifying offers to WR Ricardo Lockette and DB DeShawn Shead, who were each exclusive rights free agents, but did not tender a contract to WR Bryan Walters, who was a restricted free agent.

Walters, a graduate of Juanita High in Kirkland, was listed as a restricted free agent and the Seahawks could have placed a tender on him assuring at least a right of first refusal if he were to get an offer from another team.

As an exclusive free agent, the Seahawks needed to make Lockette a qualifying offer of $660,000 — the minimum for a four-year veteran — by today. The team also needed to make a minimum offer to Shead. The team confirms that it did make the offers.

One source said it is not expected that Walters will be back as the team explores other options at receiver, as well as returner. Walters was the team’s primary punt returner in 2014 with 27 for 207 yards. He also had six receptions in the regular season.

Walters has been with Seattle since the 2012 season when he was signed initially to the practice squad. He had been on and off the active roster and practice squad frequently the last two years playing in 17 games overall with one start and also playing in four post-season games, three last season.

Lockette spent all of last season with the Seahawks after being re-signed late in the 2013 season as a free agent. He had 11 catches for 195 yards and two touchdowns in the regular season and had six catches for 90 yards in the post-season, including three for 59 in the Super Bowl.

Shead has played both safety and cornerback for Seattle since arriving as an undrafted free agent out of Portland State in 2012, and got his first career start last year at safety against Oakland when Kam Chancellor and Jeron Johnson were injured.

The Seahawks also announced they have signed linebacker Mike Morgan to an extension. He was a restricted free agent and could have been offered a tender, which then would have allowed him to still test the market. Instead, as did Greg Scruggs, he signed a one-year deal to stay with the Seahawks.  Morgan was an undrafted free agent out of USC in 2011 and has played in all 16 games the last three seasons as a key member of many special teams and backing up at linebacker.

UPDATE — Blackmon this afternoon Tweeted his return to Seattle: