Antonio Bryant resurfaces with the Seahawks

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Apparently, Antonio Bryant has gotten himself into football shape in the last month.

The Seahawks have signed Bryant, even though coach Pete Carroll thought that Bryant looked like he wasn’t in football shape after a minicamp tryout last in June.

Bryant inked a four-year, $28 million deal in 2010 with the Bengals, who cut him before he ever suited up for a game.  He hasn’t played since.

Before that, Bryant had a career year with the Buccaneers in 2008.  He remained in Tampa under the franchise tag in 2009.

Bryant also has played for the Cowboys, Browns, and 49ers.

The move comes after the Seahawks took a look on Thursday at another guy who has played for the Browns and 49ers, Braylon Edwards.

Bryant, 31, presumably fills the “washed-up receiver looking to surprise people” role that Mike Williams occupied in the first two years of the Pete Carroll regime.

Of course, it’s one thing to have a spot on the 90-man roster.  It’s quite another to still have a job after 37 guys are sent packing.