The Seahawks have signed free agent tight end Brandon Williams, who played at Oregon and has been in the NFL for four years.

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The Seattle Seahawks have made another roster addition as the NFL draft nears, signing tight end Brandon Williams, who played three seasons with the Carolina Panthers and saw action in four games last year with Miami.

Williams also played at Oregon and initially entered the NFL as an undrafted free agent.

He has four receptions for 44 yards in his career, all coming in the 2014 season with the Panthers. During his time with the Panthers, Williams might have been best-known for acquiring the nickname Swole Bones from quarterback Cam Newton.

Seattle has five other tight ends on its roster — Jimmy Graham, Luke Willson, Cooper Helfet, Ronnie Shields and Brandon Cottom. Cottom was originally listed as a fullback when with the Seahawks in training camp last year and could again also be used in some fullback/H-back-type roles.