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Deuce Lutui Signed By The Seattle Seahawks, Ends Tenure As Arizona Cardinal

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FLAGSTAFF, AZ - AUGUST 04:  Guard Deuce Lutui #76 of the Arizona Cardinals practices during the team training camp at Northern Arizona University on August 4, 2011 in Flagstaff, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
FLAGSTAFF, AZ - AUGUST 04: Guard Deuce Lutui #76 of the Arizona Cardinals practices during the team training camp at Northern Arizona University on August 4, 2011 in Flagstaff, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
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Longtime Arizona Cardinal, Deuce Lutui tenure in the desert has officially come to an end. On Friday, the Seattle Seahawks signed Lutui to a one-year deal worth an undisclosed amount.

Deuce was once a very effective player for the Arizona Cardinals, but due to his weight issues and some new additions to the team, seeing him go comes as no surprise.

Lutui was once a very promising second round pick of the Cardinals that excelled as the starting guard for five full seasons. However, once he tried to leave for the Cincinnati Bengals, everything seemingly went downhill.

Lutui failed his physical with the Bengals after reportedly ballooning up to nearly 400 pounds. After that, he re-signed with the Cardinals, but his job had already been taken over by Rex Hadnot. Because of that, Lutui saw very few snaps last season. In fact, the only time he ended up playing was against the Bengals late in the season.

Although Lutui showed promise to be a very good guard, his weight issues always seemed to get in the way. With Adam Snyder being signed by the Cardinals to a multi-year deal and Lutui riding the pine last season, a return to Glendale was almost out of question.

Let's just hope he doesn't go up to Seattle and become the player that Cardinals fans have wanted to see for years.

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