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The Swartz Report From VMAC – November 7, 2013

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SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 18: Center Max Unger #60 of the Seattle Seahawks prepare to snap the ball against the San Francisco 49ers on October 18, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, California. The 49ers won 13-6. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Pro Bowl center Max Unger could miss the Seahawks Sunday game in Atlanta due to a concussion.

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For the second day in a row the Seahawks did not have pro bowl center Max Unger or defensive captain Red Bryant at practice.  They must pass a series of required concussion tests to have a chance of playing Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.

If Unger can’t go Seattle does have a man who’s started at center twice already this season in Lemuel Jeanpierre.  The Hawks would lose Unger’s complete understanding of the offense and communication skills.

Starting tackles Russell Okung and Breno Giacomini practiced for the second day in a row.  Okung will not be eligible to play until the Minnesota game November 17.  Giacomini was officially listed as “limited” in practice as he battles back from knee surgery.  Coach Pete Carroll has continued to say it would be asking a lot to expect Giacomini to play this weekend.

Strong safety Kam Chancellor showed up on the limited participation list with an ankle injury.  Fullback Derrick Coleman (hamstring), and defensive lineman Jordan Hill (bicep) did not participate for the second straight day.

Atlanta’s injury report finds wide receiver Roddy White a limited participant.  He told reporters he is “pretty sure” he will play against Seattle after missing three games with hamstring and ankle injuries.  White had an off-season twitter feud with the Seahawks brash cornerback Richard Sherman, who doesn’t appear interested in starting up the verbal joust again.

“It will be a fun game for us,” was all Sherman would offer up to Seattle media.

The Falcons are a disappointing 2-6 after many pundits had picked them to be a threat to win the NFC.  Sherman knows struggling teams are dangerous teams.

“A team like that has nothing to lose. When you have nothing to lose you go out there and have fun playing with no worries, no stress, no pressure.  I think that’s good for them.”

Bill Swartz, 1090TheFan

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