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Seattle Re-Signs K Steven Hauschka

By Liz Mathews



Kicker Steven Hauschka is sticking with Seattle. Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images.
Kicker Steven Hauschka is sticking with Seattle. Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images.

The Seattle Seahawks announced Friday that the team has re-signed kicker Steven Hauschka. Hauschka had become an unrestricted free agent this March.

Hauschka, 27, originally signed with Minnesota as an undrafted free agent in 2008 but was waived before the start of the season. Over the next three years, Hauschka spent time with the Baltimore Ravens, Atlanta Falcons and Detroit Lions. He was them claimed by Denver in December 2010 but was waived before the start of the 2011 regular season.

Claimed by Seattle on Sept  4, 2011, Hauschka has made 49 of 57 field goals attempted and 80 of 82 PATs. Last season, Hauschka set the Seahawks' franchise record for most consecutive games with a made field goal at 14. 

On the active roster, Hauschka joins kicker Carson Wiggs, who was signed by Seattle as a free agent on March 5, 2013.