Jimmy Graham Active For Seahawks, Germain Ifedi Out vs. Dolphins

Tight end Jimmy Graham is active for Sunday's opener, while rookie guard Germain Ifedi will not play because of an ankle injury.

Check out some pregame photos from week 1 vs the Dolphins at CenturyLink Field.

Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham is active for Sunday's opener against the Miami Dolphins, meaning he is expected to see his first game action since suffering a season-ending knee injury last November. Graham returned to practice from the physically unable to perform list midway through training camp, but did not participate in any of Seattle's preseason games. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday that he expected Graham would be ready to play against Miami.  

"He had a great last few weeks," Carroll said Friday. "He's done everything we could ask of him. He couldn't be more excited about playing."

Unable to play this week is rookie guard Germain Ifedi, who suffered an ankle injury in Wednesday's practice. Ifedi had been listed as questionable, but did not practice Thursday or Friday. While Carroll did not declare a replacement for Ifedi if the rookie couldn't play, he did say Friday that veteran J'Marcus Webb was an option, having played there last season with Oakland.

"That it's not a tough move for him," Carroll said of Webb potentially going from tackle, where he played in camp and the preseason, to guard. "I think he played 11 games at right guard last year, so he's been there and if that's the way it goes he has background, he's been at the spot. A very versatile player, he's been on both sides. This was not a difficult move for him at all. I think he is ready to be the starter if we need him."

Also inactive due to injury is rookie tight end Nick Vannett, who is still recovering from an ankle injury.

Among the players out for Miami are Pro Bowl center Mike Pouncey (hip) and starting receiver DeVante Parker (hamstring).

Seahawks Inactives

CB Tharold Simon

RB Alex Collins

LB Dewey McDonald

G Rees Odhiambo

G Germain Ifedi

TE Nick Vannett

DT Garrison Smith

Dolphin Inactives

QB Brandon Doughty

WR DeVante Parker

RB Isaiah Pead

RB Jay Ajayi

C Mike Pouncey

G Dallas Thomas

DE Terrence Fede

Check out some pregame photos from week 1 vs the Dolphins at CenturyLink Field.

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