Seahawks set to sign quarterback Jake Waters


With Tarvaris Jackson hobbled with a high-ankle sprain, the Seattle Seahawks needed an additional arm in training camp.

A team official confirmed Monday night that the Seahawks are expected to sign former Kansas State quarterback Jake Waters on Tuesday.

Waters had a tryout with the team in the past couple weeks and was a teammate of third-round draft pick Tyler Lockett at Kansas State.

With Jackson sidelined for a few weeks, the only backup to Russell Wilson on the roster Monday was R.J. Archer.

B.J. Daniels, who Seattle moved to wide receiver earlier this offseason, was called upon as a fill-in and took a handful of snaps during Monday’s practice. Head coach Pete Carroll said after practice that Daniels would serve as the third quarterback for the team this week against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Waters completed 66 percent of his passes for 3,501 yards with 22 touchdowns and seven interceptions.