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Wednesday Practice Report: Seahawks Running Back Thomas Rawls "Looked Sharp"

A closer look at Wednesday's practice report for the Seahawks and Eagles ahead of their Week 11 game at CenturyLink Field.

Thomas Rawls (fibula) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice for the Seahawks, with Seattle head coach Pete Carroll indicating earlier in the day that if the second-year running back makes it through the week, he should be ready to "play considerably" this weekend against the Philadelphia Eagles. Rawls, who has been sidelined since Week 2, returned to practice in limited fashion on Wednesday and Thursday of last week before being upgraded to full last Friday.

"We've got to wait and see how Thomas does the rest of the week," said Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell. "He's progressing well. He looked sharp out here in practice and he's full-go every snap that he's out here. He's in great shape. … But we're excited if we get him all the way to the end of the week, and we know the tenacity that he brings in the run game. That's something that we really like, something that we're hoping that we get back to, and the toughness mentality that he brings, the way he finishes runs, hard to bring down. Those are all things that we're looking forward to having."

On Rawls, assistant head coach/offensive line coach Tom Cable added: "You just want him to come back and be himself. Don't try to do more than who you are. Don't try to be something spectacular, whatever you're dreaming about. Just do your job. Fit in the way you have in the past and let's get you in shape and get you going."

Offensive tackle Bradley Sowell (knee) and tight end Luke Willson (knee) also worked out in full for the Seahawks on Wednesday. Each player is in line to suit up for this weekend's game against Philadelphia after missing missing time in recent weeks, with Sowell sitting the past three games and Willson absent from the last four. Quarterback Russell Wilson (knee) was also a full participant on Wednesday.

"I thought he was close last week and the decision was right to wait one more week," Cable said of Sowell. "Now he's back. Practiced today, looked fine."

Tight end Jimmy Graham (knee), meanwhile, sat out on Wednesday. Graham, who spent the offseason rehabbing from a torn patellar tendon, also sat out to start the practice week last week but went on to play in this past weekend's game. Graham has said the injury he suffered last season will require constant maintenance and Wednesday's practice likely served as a day off for the tight end who has yet to miss a game this season. Also sitting out for Seattle was defensive end Michael Bennett (knee), who won't play this week, and linebacker Kevin Pierre-Louis (hamstring), who is unlikely to play this week after suffering a setback this past weekend at New England.

For the Eagles, starting cornerback Nolan Carroll suffered a concussion in this past weekend's win over the Atlanta Falcons and has started the week in the concussion protocol, sitting out practice on Wednesday. Leading receiver Jordan Matthews (back) and safety Terrence Brooks (hamstring) were also sidelined to start the work week.

Here's a closer look at Wednesday's practice report for both teams:

Seattle Seahawks

Did Not Participate in Practice

DE Michael Bennett (Knee)

LB Kevin Pierre-Louis (Hamstring)

TE Jimmy Graham (Knee)

Full Participation in Practice

RB Thomas Rawls (Fibula)

T Bradley Sowell (Knee)

TE Luke Willson (Knee)

QB Russell Wilson (Knee)

Philadelphia Eagles

Did Not Participate in Practice

S Terrence Brooks (Hamstring)

CB Nolan Carroll (Concussion)

WR Jordan Matthews (Back)

Limited Participation in Practice

TE Zach Ertz (Hamstring)

Full Participation in Practice

G Allen Barbre (Hamstring)

LB Kamu Grugier-Hill (Hamstring)

CB Leodis McKelvin (Hamstring)

Get to know the faces of the Philadelphia Eagles' offensive and defensive units heading into the team's Week 11 matchup with the Seattle Seahawks.

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