Tom Cable is always looking to add linemen, especially if they’re versatile and familiar with the zone-blocking scheme the Seahawks’ assistant head coach/offensive line coach installed last season.
Enter Frank Omiyale, who is visiting the Seahawks today and also will take a physical. His size (6-4, 315), experience, versatility and familiarity with the offensive scheme make him attractive – as does the fact that he was released by the Bears last week and can be signed before the start of unrestricted free agency March 13.
Omiyale, 29, started 31 games at left tackle, left guard and right tackle the past three seasons for the Bears. But he entered the NFL in 2005 as a fifth-round draft choice by the Falcons and also was with them in 2006 – when Cable was the O-line coach in Atlanta. After two seasons with the Falcons, Omiyale also spent two seasons with the Panthers before signing with the Bears as an unrestricted free agent in 2009.