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Meyer signs with Seahawks

Former Eastern Washington star quarterback Erik Meyer has replaced former rival Travis Lulay on the Seattle Seahawks roster.

Meyer is expected to battle third-year pro David Green for the third quarterback job behind starter Matt Hasselbeck and Seneca Wallace. Lulay, who played at Montana State, is no longer on the Seahawks roster.

Meyer, who set numerous records at EWU and won the Walter Payton Award his senior year, just finished a successful season in NFL Europe. He was second in the league in completion percentage (67.3) and passer rating (100.6), throwing for 1,384 yards and 12 touchdowns with six interceptions.

Meyer went undrafted after his senior season but signed with Cincinnati before getting cut midway through training camp.


Americans top China

Oregon Ducks guard Tajuan Porter hit 5 of 7 3-pointers and finished with 20 points to lead the United States U-19 national team to a 91-75 victory over China in Dallas.

Gonzaga University guard Matt Bouldin missed all three of his shots – all from 3-point range – and grabbed one rebound in 11 minutes of play for the U.S.

Yi Jianlian had 15 points and eight rebounds for China, three days after being drafted by Milwaukee with the No. 6 pick.

China will play the Dallas Mavericks summer league team next.

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