Seahawks Place Matt McCoy On IR, Switch Out Tight Ends On Practice Squad

The Seattle Seahawks have placed linebacker Matt McCoy on the injured reserve just two days after McCoy sustained an injury against the Atlanta Falcons, according to Curtis Crabtree of 950 KJR. The team has also cut tight end Fendi Onobun and signed tight end John Nalbone to the practice squad.

McCoy collided with Aaron Curry on a punt return in Sunday's game and left the game. He is done for the season, and the Seahawks have replaced him with fourth-year linebacker David Vobora.

Onobun played for the St. Louis Rams last year Ilike Vobora) but only appeared in three games. The second-year tight end had two catches all season for 15 yards, and will look elsewhere around the NFL for employment.

Nalbone, meanwhile, played with the Miami Dolphins for the past two seasons but didn't record a single catch during his two-year stint. Nalbone (25) is one year older than Onobun (24).

The Seahawks are preparing for this week's road game against the New York Giants and will have to get contributions from other players to make up for McCoy's loss. Seattle is looking for its first road win of the year.

Trending Discussions

X
Log In Sign Up

forgot?
Log In Sign Up

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior users will need to choose a permanent username, along with a new password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

I already have a Vox Media account!

Verify Vox Media account

Please login to your Vox Media account. This account will be linked to your previously existing Eater account.

Please choose a new SB Nation username and password

As part of the new SB Nation launch, prior MT authors will need to choose a new username and password.

Your username will be used to login to SB Nation going forward.

Forgot password?

We'll email you a reset link.

If you signed up using a 3rd party account like Facebook or Twitter, please login with it instead.

Forgot password?

Try another email?

Almost done,

By becoming a registered user, you are also agreeing to our Terms and confirming that you have read our Privacy Policy.

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Join SB Nation Seattle

You must be a member of SB Nation Seattle to participate.

We have our own Community Guidelines at SB Nation Seattle. You should read them.

Spinner.vc97ec6e

Authenticating

Great!

Choose an available username to complete sign up.

In order to provide our users with a better overall experience, we ask for more information from Facebook when using it to login so that we can learn more about our audience and provide you with the best possible experience. We do not store specific user data and the sharing of it is not required to login with Facebook.