Updating Seattle's free agent situation as of Wednesday afternoon.

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Time to update our Seahawks free agent tracker as of noon Seattle time on Wednesday.


G James Carpenter, 864 snaps played in 2014: Seattle’s starting left guard last season is reportedly heading to the New York Jets, agreeing to a four-year deal worth as much as $20 million.

CB Byron Maxwell,  717 snaps: Maxwell has signed a six-year deal worth as much as $63 million with the Eagles.

DT Kevin Williams, 455 snaps: A story out of Minnesota Tuesday night indicated that Williams still wants to play and that the Seahawks have interest in bringing him back.  He signed a one-year deal last season hoping to get a ring. He came close and it sounds like at age 35 he may be willing to make another run at it.

DE O’Brien Schofield, 341 snaps: Schofield came back on a cheap, one-year deal last season after a two-year, $8 million contract with the Giants fell through when he failed a knee physical. Schofield was pretty open this season about hoping to parlay his Seattle success this year into a big contract this off-season so he might be a tough one for the Seahawks to keep. An ESPN report Wednesday said that Schofield had interest from at least four teams. One is tough to be the Falcons, where former Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn is now the head coach.

LB Malcolm Smith, 286 snaps: The Super Bowl MVP a year ago is heading to Oakland to play for the Raiders and new defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr., his position coach with the Seahawks as well as at USC. The deal had yet to be officially announced as of Wednesday morning, though.

C Lemuel Jeanpierre, 227: Will the Max Unger trade make it more likely that Seattle would want to bring back Jeanpierre? We’ll see. He was brought back at mid-season when the center spot got hit hard by injuries, he was the third-team center at the end of the year behind Max Unger and Patrick Lewis. He’s been a trusted player for Seattle since 2010. But Lewis’ emergence might mean the Seahawks will move on. Seattle also recently signed free agent center Jared Wheeler.

TE Tony Moeaki, 206: The trade for Jimmy Graham has obviously changed the nature of the tight end spot. Judging by comments made over the past day, Seattle seems like it may be satisfied with the five tight ends it has on the roster — Graham, Luke Willson, Cooper Helfet, Anthony McCoy and RaShaun Allen. Moeaki had some good moments early after being signed as a free agent at mid-season when injuries hit the tight end spot. But he got hurt late in the year and had just one catch in the final five games, including playoffs.

C Steve Schilling, 205: Schilling, who ended the season on IR with a knee injury, had been viewed as unlikely to return. But as with Jeanpierre, maybe that changes some with Unger on his way out.

DL/FB Will Tukuafu, 160: Tukuafu played both ways in the Super Bowl and was the team’s starting fullback the second half of the season after being signed when Derrick Coleman was lost for the year at St. Louis with a broken foot. There’s not a huge market for fullbacks, so he seems like a player that if Seattle wants him back, he probably will be.

LS Clint Gresham, 142: Gresham has been an ultra-dependable long snapper for Seattle since 2010. As a six-year vet in 2015, he’d be due at least $745,000. Seattle recently signed free agent Luke Ingram for $435,000. Indications are that the Seahawks want to bring Gresham back but as is often the case with specialists, it may not happen until after Seattle has taken care of lots of other business.

DE Demarcus Dobbs, 188:Picked up late in the year, Dobbs played some valuable snaps down the stretch — though th fact that he had to pointed to the difference in the team’s depth on the line this year compared to 2013. Seattle has lots of young players up front coming off injuries and how it feels those players will respond figures to dictate what it does in free agency. Dobbs did enough to make one think Seattle would want him back.

S Jeron Johnson, 98: Johnson is expected to head elsewhere to find playing time and likely a larger contract. He was a backup at both safety spots but mainly behind Kam Chancellor — he got the first start of his four-year career this season when Chancellor sat out against the Giants.

QB Tarvaris Jackson, 3: Jackson has said he would be interested in returning to Minnesota, but the Vikings also appear to be searching other backup QB options. Seattle could bring back Jackson and still sign another younger free agent QB to compete along with B.J. Daniels.

DL Landon Cohen, 0: Cohen, signed late in the season, saw action in the final two payoff games. Seattle needs depth up front so maybe he’s back.

TE Anthony McCoy, 0: McCoy, who missed a second consecutive season with an Achilles injury, signed a one-year deal to stay with Seattle through 2015.

LB Heath Farwell, 0: Farwell was on IR all of last season after suffering groin injury in pre-season and spent the year helping coach. He said at the Super Bowl he’d like to play again. Farwell reiterated he wants to keep playing in a Minnesota newspaper story Tuesday night and said the Seahawks had shown some interest in bringing him back.

DL D’Anthony Smith, 0: Was on IR all season. Like McCoy, fact he was on IR seems to indicate he remains in team’s plans.


WR Jermaine Kearse, 821 snaps: Seattle gave Kearse a second-round tender, guaranteeing him $2.35 million in 2015 and the Seahawks a second-round pick if he signs a bigger deal elsewhere. He could later sign a longer-team deal with Seattle, as Doug Baldwin did after initially being given a second-round tender.

WR Bryan Walters, 108: The team did not tender Walters and he is now an unrestricted free agent unlikely to return to Seattle.

DL Greg Scruggs, 68: Scruggs signed a one-year contract worth a total of $785,000 with a salary of $660,000.

LB Mike Morgan, 27: Morgan signed a one-year contract Monday to stay with Seattle.


WR Ricardo Lockette, 273: Lockette was given a qualifying offer of $660,000 to stay with Seattle in 2015.

DB DeShawn Shead, 93: Shead was also given a qualifying offer to stay with Seattle.


CB Will Blackmon: Blackmon signed a one-year deal worth a total of $950,000, a low-risk signing of a trusted veteran to add experienced depth.

CB Cary Williams: Williams, a starter the last two years with the Eagles, signed a three-year deal worth a reported $18 million, with $7 million guaranteed, and could become the other starter opposite Richard Sherman to replace the departing Byron Maxwell.


TE Jimmy Graham: Seattle pulled off one of the blockbuster moves of the first day of free agency with the trade for Graham. He is expected in Seattle on Wednesday afternoon to take a physical.


OL Shelley Smith: A backup guard for the Dolphins last season — he started in three of the 11 games in which he played — Smith is reportedly visiting the Seahawks today. He played both right and left guard last season and and was ranked as the 54th best guard in the NFL by Pro Football Focus, not far off the 51 ranking for Seattle’s J.R. Sweezy and 47 for Carpenter.