Source: Deal is $4.75M over 2 years

Updated: March 15, 2010, 12:04 PM ET
By Adam Schefter | ESPN

The Seattle Seahawks reached agreement with former New England Patriots tight end Chris Baker on Saturday.

Baker

The Seahawks lost the sweepstakes for former Pats tight end Benjamin Watson to the Cleveland Browns on Friday.

Baker will sign a two-year, $4.75 million deal that includes $2.75 million in the first year with the Seahawks, according to a league source.

Seattle was anxious to upgrade its tight ends. Now that it has, New England doesn't have a proven one on its roster.

Adam Schefter is ESPN's NFL Insider.