Fullback Will Tukuafu and cornerback Marcus Burley, who were both listed as questionable on Friday's injury report, are active for Sunday's game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Burley, who left last week's win over the Pittsburgh Steelers with an ankle injury, took over the nickel cornerback role with DeShawn Shead moving to right cornerback, though the Seahawks could also use Jeremy Lane there as well. Lane, who came off the physically unable to perform list last week, played the nickel spot after Burley went down.
Tukuafu, who came out of the game with a concussion, made it through the concussion protocol and was cleared to play, which could help the Seahawks on both sides of the ball. In addition to his usual duties at fullback, Tukuafu could be used at defensive line as well with the Seahawks thin there because of injuries—Demarcus Dobbs (concussion) and Jordan Hill (toe) are both inactive.
Also adding help on the defensive line today will be defensive tackle A.J. Francis, who will make his Seahawks debut after being signed off the practice squad earlier this week.
"It's going to call for A.J. Francis to play for us," Carroll said of his team's defensive line injuries. "That's important. We're disappointed to lose those guys, other guys have to roll in to fill the spot.
"(Francis) plays big, and we like that we think he's going to hold the point really well. We hope he's going to get it done for us, be physical at the line of scrimmage."
Cornerback Cary Williams, who started Seattle's first ten games at right cornerback, is inactive for the second game in a row after Shead took over the starting job last week.
Running back DuJuan Harris, who was signed off the practice squad Saturday, is active as well.
The Vikings will be without two starters on defense, safety Andrew Sendejo and nose tackle Linval Joseph.
Here are the inactives for both teams:
CB Tye Smith
RB Marshawn Lynch
CB Cary Williams
C/G Kristjan Sokoli
TE Chase Coffman
DE Demarcus Dobbs
DT Jordan Hill
QB Taylor Heinicke
S Andrew Sendejo
LB Edmond Robinson
C Nick Easton
T Jeremiah Sirles
DE Justin Trattou
DT Linval Joseph