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Wednesday Practice Report: Thomas Rawls Fully Participates, "Should Be Fine" For Week 17

A closer look at Wednesday's practice report for the Seahawks and 49ers before the two teams meet in Week 17 at Levi's Stadium.

A shoulder injury kept Thomas Rawls from finishing this past Saturday's 34-31 loss to the Cardinals, but the second-year pro was back on the practice field Wednesday as Seattle readies for its regular-season finale against the San Francisco 49ers. 

Rawls, Seattle's starting running back, was a full participant to start Week 17, with Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll noting before Wednesday's practice that the shoulder setback Rawls suffered is "very slight."

"He's going to practice today and he feels good," Carroll said. "He's looking forward to being able to work through the week. We've got to see what happens, but what bothered him is very slight and he should be fine."

Rawls also met with the media in the Seahawks' locker room at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center on Wednesday and said he's looking forward to this weekend's game against the NFC West rival Niners at Santa Clara's Levi's Stadium. 

"I'm excited to go this week," Rawls said. "Right after that game I knew that my injury wasn't that bad and that I'd be back out there."

"I'm feeling good," he later added. "I'm feeling great. I'm practicing today, we're going to see how the week goes, and I'm excited to get back out there."

Fellow running back C.J. Prosise, meanwhile, sat out Wednesday's practice while he continues to recover from a shoulder injury of his own that has kept him out of Seattle's past five games. Carroll said Prosise is "still a couple weeks away," meaning any potential return of the team's third-round pick out of Notre Dame would come during the Seahawks' playoff run.

"He's doing well. He's working out and all," Carroll said of Prosise. "It's still a couple weeks away from a chance and we don't know anymore than that. We've got to wait. It'll be those days of that week two weeks from now before we'll know what's going on."

Strong safety Kam Chancellor, who momentarily left this past weekend's game against Arizona with an ankle injury, sat out of practice on Wednesday. Tight end Jimmy Graham (not injury related) also sat out Wednesday.

For the 49ers, veteran offensive lineman Joe Staley (hamstring), a five-time Pro Bowler, returned to practice this week and is optimistic about returning to the lineup following a three-game stay on the sideline. 

Here's a closer look at Wednesday's practice report for the Seahawks and 49ers:

Seattle Seahawks

Did Not Participate in Practice

RB C.J. Prosise (Shoulder)

TE Jimmy Graham (Not Injury Related)

S Kam Chancellor (Ankle)

Full Participation in Practice

RB Thomas Rawls (Shoulder)

San Francisco 49ers

Limited Participation in Practice

DT Glenn Dorsey (Knee/Ribs)

LB Eli Harold (Toe)

CB Dontae Johnson (Groin)

C Marcus Martin (Ankle)

T Joe Staley (Hamstring)

G Andrew Tiller (Ankle)

Full Participation in Practice

DT Quinton Dial (Elbow)

RB Shaun Draughn (Ribs)

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