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Seahawks Running Back Marshawn Lynch Active for Sunday Night's Game against the Arizona Cardinals

Despite suffering an abdominal injury late in the week, running back Marshawn Lynch will play for the Seahawks Sunday night.

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will play in Sunday's night's NFC West matchup against the Arizona Cardinals, something that was in question until inactives were announced 90-minutes prior to kickoff.

Lynch was listed as questionable for the game with an abdominal injury, which showed up following Thursday's practice. Lynch did not practice Friday, though Seahawks coach Pete Carroll expressed optimism after that practice that Lynch would be available.

Lynch, who before this season had only missed one game in his Seahawks career, missed two games earlier this season with a hamstring injury, but on a positive note, rookie Thomas Rawls has played well in his place, rushing for a team-high 376 yards on 69 carries, including 169 yards against Cincinnati.

Also of note, receiver Paul Richardson is active after being added to the 53-man roster a day earlier. The second-year receiver out of Colorado missed the first eight games while on the Physically Unable to Perform list, the result of a torn ACL sustained in January's playoff victory over Carolina.

With Patrick Lewis taking back the starting job at center, Drew Nowak, who has started seven games, is inactive, likely due to Lemuel Jeanpierre having the versatility to play both center and guard. Defensive tackle David King, who was doubtful with a groin injury, will not play.

Two notable injury question marks for Arizona, center Lyle Sendlein and receiver John Brown, are both active.

Here are the inactives for both teams:   

Seattle Seahawks

CB Tye Smith

RB Bryce Brown

C Drew Nowak

G Mark Glowinski

C/G Kristjan Sokoli

TE Cooper Helfet

DT David King

Arizona Cardinals

QB Matt Barkley

WR J.J. Nelson

CB Robert Nelson Jr.

LB Shaq Riddick

G/C Ted Larsen

T D.J. Humphries

NT Xavier Williams

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