Seattle Seahawks

Seahawks send off Owens, Omon

The Seattle Seahawks terminated the contract of tight end John Owens and waived running back Xavier Omon.

The team announced Tuesday it had let go of Owens after the six-year veteran played in all 16 games last season for the Seahawks, with three starts. He caught three passes for 16 yards.

Seattle signed the 30-year-old Owens last May. He played three seasons with Detroit and two with New Orleans.

The Seahawks signed Omon to their practice squad in November.

Seattle holds its first minicamp under new coach Pete Carroll on April 13-15.

McNabb introduced

Donovan McNabb says he would have loved to finish his career with the Philadelphia Eagles, but it’s just something that didn’t happen.

The six-time Pro Bowl quarterback was formally introduced as the new quarterback of the Washington Redskins.

Seeing McNabb hold up a No. 5 Redskins jersey after 11 years with the Eagles was an odd sight, with McNabb saying he’s “starting a new chapter in the book of Donovan.”

Extra points

A judge says former Detroit Lions receiver Charles Rogers must repay $6.1 million to the team. Rogers was suspended for substance abuse in 2005 and was released by the Lions the next year. ... The Lions signed cornerback Dante Wesley to a two-year contract. ... The Oakland Raiders signed free agent defensive lineman Chris Cooper. ... The Carolina Panthers signed kicker Todd Carter to take over the team’s vacant kickoff specialist role. ... Defensive end Marcus Spears and linebacker Steve Octavien signed their tender offers to remain with Dallas for another season. ... The Arizona Cardinals re-signed free-agent safety Matt Ware to a one-year contract. ... The Houston Texans agreed to a deal with kicker Neil Rackers. ... The Browns say they completed the trade with Philadelphia for cornerback Sheldon Brown and linebacker Chris Gocong. Cleveland sent linebacker Alex Hall and two picks — Nos. 105 and 137 overall — in this month’s draft to the Eagles for Brown.

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