Posted by Mike Florio on August 5, 2012, 4:02 PM EDT
It’s not an Olympic event. But if it were, Antonio Bryant would have gotten the silver medal in the Battle of the Washed-Up Receivers.
The Seahawks have released Bryant, according to Curtis Crabtree of KJR radio.
Bryant signed with the Seahawks on July 26, after a June minicamp tryout in which he wasn’t deemed to be in football shape.
The veteran last played in 2009. A knee injury wiped out his short time with the Bengals during training camp in 2010, and he was out of football last season.
For now, gold medalist Braylon Edwards survives in the role made famous by Mike Williams under Pete Carroll.
Since Bryant is a vested veteran, he immediately becomes a free agent. Just like he was for two years before the Seahawks came calling.