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Seahawks cut cord on guard Robert Gallery

Seattle Seahawks v Arizona Cardinals

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 01: Guard Robert Gallery #72 of the Seattle Seahawks sits on the bench during the NFL game against the Arizona Cardinals at the University of Phoenix Stadium on January 1, 2012 in Glendale, Arizona. The Cardinals defeated the Seahawks 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

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Rick Smith, the agent for Seahawks guard Robert Gallery, revealed on Twitter late Wednesday that the club has informed Gallery of his impending release.

The Seahawks confirmed the move minutes after Smith’s tweet surfaced.

Gallery turns 32 before the season and was due a $5 million base salary. The transaction saves the Seahawks roughly $4 million in cap space.

Gallery signed a new three-year, $15 million contract last July, but only lasted one of the seasons. Seattle has shown interest in offensive linemen Steve Hutchinson and Frank Omiyale in free agency.

Hutchinson was at the Seahawks’ facility on Wednesday.