The Seahawks won't be required to release a practice participation report following their Tuesday afternoon workout at Virginia Mason Athletic Center, but during Pete Carroll's pre-practice meeting with the media the Seattle head coach shared a few injury updates surrounding his team.
"We're feeling pretty healthy going in," Carroll said of the Seahawks' Divisional Round playoff game against the Falcons this Saturday in Atlanta. "A couple guys still in question, but basically we're in pretty good shape and looking forward to a great week."
As Carroll noted during his Monday morning segment on 710 ESPN Seattle, rookie running back C.J. Prosise will return to practice today after missing the past seven games with a shoulder injury.
"He's going to work through the week," Carroll said of Prosise. "He was out there in the walk thru today and will get to practice this afternoon to see what he can do. I really don't have anything to forecast for you at this point. We've got to get some more information."
Carroll went on to say that the Seahawks will need to see Prosise go "full speed" this week if he is to suit up on Saturday at the Georgia Dome.
"He's going to have to go full speed and let it rip," Carroll said. "If he's holding back, he won't play."
After Tuesday's practice, offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell said Prosise's status won't be determined until late in the week.
"We're just trying to work him back in and see what he can do," Bevell said of Seattle's third-round pick out of Notre Dame. "That's going to go all the way to the end of the week."
When Prosise has been on the field, he's been productive. In six games this season he's racked up 172 yards on the ground, including a 72-yard touchdown run, and he's hauled in 17 passes for 208 yards, leading the team in receiving on two separate occasions.
"You saw what we were able to do with him the little bit that we've had him," Bevell said of Prosise brings to the Seahawks offense. "He's a special player, he has his own element that he can add to us, but like I said we'll keep bringing him along and see what happens at the end of the week."
Marcel Reece, meanwhile, who injured his foot in the team's Wild Card win over the Detroit Lions, "bounced back very quickly," Carroll said. The veteran fullback looks to be in line to play this week against the Falcons.
"He's practicing today," Carroll said of Reece. "So he's in good shape."
Carroll did not have an update on defensive tackle Tony McDaniel, who missed last week's playoff win with a concussion he suffered in the regular-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers.
"Today's an important day," Carroll said of McDaniel's status. "I don't know the update yet."
Finally, Carroll said running back Thomas Rawls "looks great" entering Tuesday's 'Competition Wednesday' practice after receiving a heavy workload against the Lions that saw him carry 27 times for 161 yards and a touchdown.
"He's in I think exactly the place he should be on a Wednesday prep day," Carroll said. "So he'll be fine."
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