Ben Obomanu WR NYJ 3 Months
Ben Obomanu had three catches for 56 yards and a touchdown in Saturday's preseason game.
Obomanu saw playing time with the first-team offense and scored on a 22-yard crossing pattern from Geno Smith. He's competing for a roster spot behind Santonio Holmes, Stephen Hill, and Jeremy Kerley. Obomanu has seven receptions for 115 yards and one touchdown through three preseason games.
Ben Obomanu WR NYJ 6 Months
Jets signed WR Ben Obomanu.
Former Seahawks GM John Idzik has his fingerprints on this one. Obomanu was reasonable receiver depth and a special teamer in Seattle, catching 87 passes for 1,209 yards with seven touchdowns over five seasons. He'll immediately slide in as the likely No. 4 wideout for the Jets, behind Santonio Holmes, Stephen Hill and Jeremy Kerley.
Ben Obomanu WR NYJ 9 Months
Seahawks released WR Ben Obomanu.
The special teamer was due $2.3 million in the final year of his deal. He finished the season on injured reserve with a wrist injury after playing in eight games. In 2011, Obomanu caught 37 passes, but just four last season. He was an obvious release candidate.
Ben Obomanu WR NYJ Oct 30 '12
Seahawks placed WR Ben Obomanu (wrist) on injured reserve, ending his season.
They also cut CB Danny Gorrer, and signed WR Jermaine Kearse and OT Mike Person from the practice squad. Obomanu, 29, finishes with 58 yards on four receptions in eight appearances, also chipping in two tackles on special teams. He'll be a release candidate after the season with a $2.3 million 2013 salary.
Ben Obomanu WR NYJ Oct 19 '12
Ben Obomanu caught three passes for 50 yards in Week 7 against the 49ers.
Obomanu caught three of his four targets, and the three catches and 50 yards led Seattle's anemic receiving corps. With Doug Baldwin leaving the game in the first half due to an ankle injury, Obomanu saw an uptick in playing time. He's not on the fantasy radar.
Ben Obomanu WR NYJ Sep 13 '12
Ben Obomanu worked as the first-team flanker with Sidney Rice (knee) sidelined Wednesday.
It's a reminder that the Seahawks have very defined positions in their wideout corps. Obomanu is Rice's backup and Braylon Edwards/Golden Tate man the split end spot. Regardless, Rice's latest ailment is not thought to be serious.