The Seahawks played Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions without running back Marshawn Lynch, marking just the second time Lynch has missed a game since coming to Seattle in a 2010 trade.
Lynch had been listed as questionable on Saturday's injury report with a hamstring injury, then was downgraded to out a day later. The good news, however, is that Lynch looked good during a pregame workout, and has a chance to be back for Sunday's game at Cincinnati, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said.
"He wasn't quite right," Carroll said. "His best day was today. He ran pretty well in pregame, but they did not think he could sustain through the game and come out healthy again the next week. So we're hoping that by using patience here, that he'll be ready to go this next week."
As for the injuries that happened in the game, nickel cornerback Marcus Burley broke his thumb, and Carroll said, "We'll have to see what that means." DeShawn Shead, who has already played strong safety and as an outside cornerback this season, filled in as the nickel corner the rest of the way.
Receiver Ricardo Lockette left the game with shortness of breath, and Carroll said Lockette was sick.
Running back Fred Jackson sprained his ankle, and the severity of that injury is not yet known, Carroll said. Prior to that injury, Jackson had been playing well, rushing for 21 yards on three carries and catching two passes for 33 yards.
"Freddie was looking good tonight too," Carroll said. "He was off to a good start."
With Jackson and Lynch unavailable, fullback Derrick Coleman lined up some at running back—the position he played in college—but did not have a carry.
Defensive end Michael Bennett said he went down with a leg injury in the second half, but felt well enough to finish the game.
"My leg hurt, but I got up like a G," Bennett said. "I feel good."
Take a look at the photos from the Seahawks' 13-10 thrilling victory against the Lions, which made it their 10th Monday Night Football game win in a row.