The Seahawks felt fortunate to escape serious injuries coming out of their Week 3 win over Dallas in which several key players left the game injured. That does not mean, however, that everyone will be able to practice right away this week or even on the field Sunday when Seattle plays at Miami, but again, the overall injury news was positive in that everyone avoided serious season-ending type injuries.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll gave a rundown of his team's injury situation prior to his team taking the practice field Wednesday for their first practice of the week. Here are the updates provided by Carroll:
Safety Jamal Adams (groin): "He's pretty sore. I just talked to him a little while ago, he's pretty sore right now. We'll just keep going day to day and see what happens. He's in massive treatments to try to accelerate the return and all that. I wouldn't put anything past him that he couldn't pull off. At this point, he's working really hard at it, and we'll see what happens. We don't know enough to tell you about the weekend at this time."
Running back Chris Carson (knee), center Ethan Pocic (knee) and guard Damien Lewis (ankle): "All three of those guys were at the walk thru today. They were all out there and participated in the full walk thru. Chris is really sounding positive, Damien looked pretty good, and Pocic was all right, so we might get a real good turn from those three guys."
Linebacker Jordyn Brooks (knee): "He's limping a little bit today. He's pretty sore. It's going to be a real challenge for him to make it back as stiff as he is right now. He got whacked pretty good, so we'll have to wait and see."
Carroll also gave updates on three players who were unable to play against Dallas, safety Lano Hill, who had a back injury pop up on gameday, cornerback Quinton Dunbar (knee) and cornerback Neiko Thorpe (groin).
On Hill, Carroll said: "Lano has not fully bounced back, but he's looking towards playing this week. We'll see if we can make it through the week.
Carroll said he just talked to Dunbar prior to addressing the media and said, "He's holding onto a good thought that he can get back this week, and we'll see what happens. He's improving and all of that, we won't know—he's not going to do anything for the next couple days, we'll just wait all the way until the weekend to see where he is. So we'll be ready to play without him, but we're also looking forward to seeing if he can make it."
Carroll said Thorpe "is trying to play this week. He's going to try to go for it. We'll see how he's doing. We've got to buy as much time as possible with the groin thing, so we'll see how he goes."
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