The Seahawks will have their leading receiver available Sunday. Despite battling a groin injury this week, Doug Baldwin is active for Seattle's Week 4 contest against the Indianapolis Colts.
Baldwin, who left last week's game with the injury after catching 10 passes for 105 yards and a touchdown, was listed as questionable Friday, but showed enough in pregame warmups to be declared active.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and Baldwin both expressed optimism that the receiver would be able to play, but his status was still in question heading into Sunday.
"Doug made it through practice today, did a nice job," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Friday. "We've got to make sure all the way up to game time that he's feeling good enough to carry out a full game plan and all of that. We're prepared if he's not able, but he looked good today and he's very confident that he's got a chance. But we will wait all the way until Sunday evening until we make that declaration."
As expected, running back C.J. Prosise is out with an ankle injury. Prosise ran on Friday for the first time since sustaining the injury, Carroll said, but was listed as doubtful. With Prosise sidelined, running back J.D. McKissic is active for the first time this season, and could take on a lot of the third-down responsibilities usually reserved for Prosise.
"I think you'll see J.D. McKissic jump up, as well as Chris (Carson) and all the other guys sharing the duties and stuff," Carroll said. "But J.D. is a guy who has been groomed to be in that spot."
While McKissic and Eddie Lacy are active, along with starter Chris Carson, running back Thomas Rawls is inactive for Sunday's game.
Cornerback Neiko Thorpe will miss a second straight week with an ankle injury. Thorpe was listed as questionable, but Carroll didn't sound optimistic about the special teams standout's chances when asked Friday.
While the Seahawks will be without two key special teamers in Thorpe and Dewey McDonald, who was placed on injured reserve earlier in the week with a knee injury, they are getting back another key special teamer, linebacker D.J. Alexander. Alexander missed last week's game with a hamstring injury.
"I'm pleased D.J. Alexander made it back," Carroll said. "He'll be ready to go this week and that's a really big addition back into the special teams group. It's something we really needed and missed him and excited to have him back."
Here are the inactives for both teams:
RB C.J. Prosise
CB Neiko Thorpe
FS Tedric Thompson
RB Thomas Rawls
G Mark Glowinski
G Jordan Roos
T Isaiah Battle
QB Andrew Luck
RB Marlon Mack
CB Chris Milton
S T.J. Green
ILB Anthony Walker
C Ryan Kelly
WR Chester Rogers
Take a look back through history at the Seahawks' matchups against the Colts as the two teams ready to face off during Week 4 at CenturyLink Field.