Former LSU QB Danny Etling joins Seahawks after getting waived by Falcons

Former LSU QB Danny Etling joins Seahawks after getting waived by Falcons
Former LSU quarterback Danny Etling

ATLANTA (WAFB) - Former LSU quarterback Danny Etling was picked up by the Seattle Seahawks on Tuesday, August 18, the day after getting waived by the Atlanta Falcons.

The Seahawks claimed Etling off waivers to give them a fourth quarterback, along with veterans Russell Wilson and Geno Smith, and undrafted rookie Anthony Gordon.

Etling was waived by the Falcons on Monday, leaving them with three quarterbacks.

The Falcons claimed Etling, 26, off of waivers for the final two preseason games of the 2019 season.

He was 17-of-31 in the preseason for 193 yards and a touchdown. He also ran the ball 17 times for 115 yards.

Etling was selected by the New England Patriots in the seventh round of the 2018 NFL Draft.

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