Pete Carroll elaborated on the Seahawks latest set of roster moves today, noting that Chester Pitts still hadn't recovered from an offseason knee surgery and wouldn't be ready to go this weekend. Because of the need for offensive linemen, the Seahawks were forced to let him go (via Curtis Crabtree)
Pete Caroll says roster crunch on the offensive line lead to Chester Pitts' release. Would not have been able to play Sunday. #Seahawks
That doesn't mean it's over for Pitts. Carroll said the Seahawks would try to bring him back later, when the numbers and his Pitts' health allow them to do so (via John Boyle).
#Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said the Seahawks hope to bring Chester Pitts back later when he gets healthy.
So, there you go. Through the power of Twitter, questions surrounding a small roster move are answered in mere minutes.