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Dwight Freeney announces he’s signed with Seahawks

Dec 27, 2015; Glendale, AZ, USA; Arizona Cardinals linebacker Dwight Freeney celebrates following the game against the Green Bay Packers at University of Phoenix Stadium. The Cardinals defeated the Packers 38-8. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

After visiting with the team on Tuesday, Dwight Freeney announced on Twitter that he has signed with the Seattle Seahawks.

The signing makes sense. Freeney, a veteran pass rusher, will help fill the void left by the injury to Cliff Avril.

Freeney has gone unsigned since Super Bowl LI, when he was a member of the NFC Champion Atlanta Falcons. He has recorded 122.5 sacks in his career, which places Freeney in the top 20 in NFL history.