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Deshawn Shead | Defensive Back | #35

Team: Seattle Seahawks
Age / DOB:  (28) / 6/28/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 212
College: Portland State
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Seahawks RCB Deshawn Shead (hamstring) will be a game-time decision for Week 12.
Shead did very little in practice this week, but coach Pete Carroll said that he had an "extraordinary" workout on Friday and Shead "looked explosive." One of the NFL's most underrated corners, Shead has been having a breakout season. Shead wins with length and physicality at 6-foot-1, 220. Nov 25 - 6:23 PM

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Seahawks RCB Deshawn Shead left Sunday's Week 11 game with a hamstring injury.

After the game, coach Pete Carroll said Shead's hamstring began acting up on Saturday. The Seahawks pulled him out on Sunday when the hamstring was aggravated. It sounds like an injury that might cost Shead a game or two. Although Richard Sherman deservedly garners most of the headlines, Shead is having a great year. FS Earl Thomas also pulled his hamstring against the Eagles.
Nov 20 - 8:56 PM

Seahawks re-signed exclusive rights free agent DB DeShawn Shead.

Shead played 93 snaps on defense in 2014. The majority of those came in Week 16 when he filled in for Kam Chancellor. Shead has been a solid special teams player for Seattle, logging six tackles and one blocked punt last season.
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 07:26:00 PM

Seahawks promoted DB Deshawn Shead from the practice squad.

A second-year undrafted free agent out of small-school Portland State, Shead has never appeared in an NFL game. He'll bring up the rear of Seattle's suspension-decimated cornerback corps.
Tue, Nov 26, 2013 06:57:00 PM

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2Thomas Rawls
FB1Marcel Reece
WR11Doug Baldwin
2Paul Richardson
3Tanner McEvoy
WR21Jermaine Kearse
2Tyler Lockett
WR31Tyler Lockett
TE1Jimmy Graham
2Luke Willson
3Nick Vannett
4Brandon Williams
LT1Bradley Sowell
2George Fant
LG1Mark Glowinski
2Rees Odhiambo
C1Justin Britt
2Joey Hunt
RG1Germain Ifedi
RT1Garry Gilliam
K1Steven Hauschka