Yes, you read that right.
On Wednesday, the Seahawks announced that they released corner back Perrish Cox, just one day after signing him, this according to Gregg Rosenthal at NFL.com.
Cox, tweeted this after being released:
Its reason 2 everything, just know it was not about my play, at all! But i cant and wont say
— Perrish Cox (@pcox16) November 27, 2013
So, he won’t say, but regardless, he is once again out of a job.
To take his place, Seattle promoted DeShawn Shead from the practice squad to the 53-man roster.
Shead, 25, is in his second season out of Portland State. He is listed at 6-foot-2, 220 pounds. The defensive back does not have a tackle in his NFL career, but has much potential after a great career in college.
According to The News Tribune:
Shead was a playmaker at Portland State. A four-year starter for the Vikings, Shead finished his college career with 11 interceptions, 211 tackles, five fumble recoveries, four forced fumbles and 29 pass deflections in 44 career games. After three years at cornerback, Shead played safety his senior season at Portland State.
It can now be expected that either Byron Maxwell or Jeremy Lane will get the nod to start opposite Richard Sherman against the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night Football.
This year, Maxwell has 17 tackles in 11 games, including a forced fumble and a fumble recovery. Lane has played in 10 games and has recorded seven tackles.