Phillip Dorsett signs with Seattle Seahawks on 1-Year Deal

Last Updated on March 24, 2020

The Seahawks are signing WR Phillip Dorsett on a 1-year deal, source told Ian Rapoport. Dorsett is the latest Patriot to leave the team this offseason. Dorsett took the field in 14 games for the previous season. His catch percentage last season was 53.7% and he had that by grabbing 29 out of the 54 throws that went in his direction. He a total of 397 for the previous season and finished the year with an average of 13.7 yards/catch. Last season, Dorsett ended up with 5 touchdowns and his longest catch of the season was 58 yards. Dorsett accounted for 10.0% of the receiving output for the New England Patriots, totaling 397 yards for the previous year.

One player who might be impacted by this move is Malik Turner. When you look at the Seattle Seahawks 3,791 total receiving yards last season, Turner accounted for 6.5% of them. Turner (1 TD through the air) had an average of 16.3 yards per game receiving and he had 1.0 catches per contest. His longest catch last year went for 33 yards and he was able to haul in 68.2% of the passes thrown to him. He snatched 15 balls (228th in the NFL) which averages 16.3 yards per catch.