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.
Coach Pete Carroll said they know whether they will activate cornerback Walter Thurmond from the PUP list, but the coach did not reveal the decision.
Safety Kam Chancellor was limited in practice Tuesday because of an ankle injury. Coach Pete Carroll also mentioned an elbow injury after Sunday’s game, but the ankle seems to be the issue that could keep him out, if anything does.
The bad news: Right guard John Moffitt, who has missed the last two games with a bad knee, will miss at least two more.
Mebane, who has been a major force for Seattle’s second-ranked defense, missed practice Thursday with a calf injury, but he practiced Friday and is probable for the game vs. the Panthers.
With right guard John Moffitt doubtful because of a knee injury and 2011 first-round pick James Carpenter expected to play for the first time this season, it looks like the Seahawks will roll out their fourth line combination in four games.
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.
Lynch practiced for a second straight day on Friday, but coach Pete Carroll said the running back would be a game-time decision. The rest of the team is looking to fill in holes, but the offensive line is being looked to as an anchor.
The preseason seemed to be marred by injuries, more so than usual. Here’s the injury situation going into the NFL season.