Walter Thurmond joins suspended corners Brandon Browner and injured Marcus Trufant on the sideline, and WR Charly Martin was place on IR. The good news: Sidney Rice will play.
James Carpenter returned to practice after missing the last two games with a concussion, but will he or John Moffitt start between Russell Okung and Max Unger?
The Seattle Seahawks released little-used wide receiver Charly Martin on Tuesday, seemingly making room for cornerback Walter Thurmond to come off the Physically Unable to Perform list.
The Seattle Seahawks have just four healthy wide receivers, and that has some people calling for the team to trade for Kansas City wide receiver Dwayne Bowe by today’s deadline. But the Hawks just need to use the guys they are already paying.
The Seahawks could go into Sunday’s match up against the Minnesota Vikings with just four healthy wide receivers.
On Sunday, all eyes will be on Pete Carroll’s big, bad Seattle Seahawks secondary and Jim Schwartz’s talented and sometimes brutal Detroit Lions defensive line.
A hamstring injury shut Baldwin down for most of the preseason, and he caught just three passes for 13 yards in the first two games. Now, a shoulder injury has him questionable for the Monday night game against Green Bay. Coach Pete Carroll told reporters Saturday that Baldwin banged the shoulder Thursday and will be a game-time decision.
It’s only the second week, and player fragility seems poised to stall any offensive progress and possibly derail the Seattle Seahawks’ season.
Due to a three-headed quarterback battle early in camp, injuries to receivers throughout and some late roster shuffling, the air game figures to be a little flat to start the season.