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Seattle Seahawks sign former Colts LB Erik Walden to a deal

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The Seattle Seahawks are looking to bolster their pass-rush, and they’re turning to a former Colt linebacker to help do that.

Erik Walden, 32, reached an agreement with the Seahawks on Wednesday afternoon, prolonging his NFL career by at least one more season.

playing behind veterans Brian Orakpo and Derrick Morgan, Walden is coming off a short stint with the Tennessee Titans, generating four sacks in 16 games and two starts.

Walden, who turns 33 next week, has his best season with the Colts, amassing 11 sacks and three forced fumbles in his final season. Before that, his previous high was six — which occurred during the 2014 campaign. Before his stint in Indianapolis, Walden played three seasons for the Green Bay Packers.

In 10 seasons, Walden has 244 total tackles and 36 sacks.