Former Seahawks defensive lineman Alan Branch has inked a deal with the Buffalo Bills.
The Seattle Seahawks overcame a 14-0 deficit and a poor performance in the red zone to knock off the Washington Redskins and move on to play the Atlanta Falcons next Sunday.
Jason Jones is on IR with torn knee cartilage, but cornerbacks Marcus Trufant and Walter Thurmond could return from hamstring injuries. Leading receiver Sidney Rice also is a game-time call with a sore knee.
Dropped passes and poor rush defense were the reasons the Seahawks lost 13-6 in San Francisco in Week Seven. Seattle will have to be better in both departments if it is going to win this time.
Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner — facing league suspensions — will play in Chicago on Sunday, but Marcus Trufant, Red Bryant and Leroy Hill might not.
With Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner facing possible suspensions next week, the Hawks also might lose Red Bryant to plantar fasciitis and/or Leroy Hill to a bum ankle.
After missing the Detroit game with a high ankle sprain, an injury that typically shelves players for a month or longer, the second-year receiver appears ready to go this week.
After shutting down Cam Newton and the explosive Carolina Panthers, holding them to 190 yards and three points, Seattle now ranks No. 1 in the league in yards allowed and No. 2 in scoring defense.
Jeff Fisher and his Rams staff out-coached Pete Carroll’s crew, the Rams’ special teams dominated the game and Seattle’s rookie-led passing attack once again came up short as St. Louis held on for a 19-13 win.