The second-year linebacker played well in a spot start for Hill last week and figures to play a lot this week — whether he starts or not.
The Seattle Seahawks are down two of their top three corners this week, and could be without all three as soon as next week, leaving Walter Thurmond and a bunch of young guys to hold up the back end.
Seattle Seahawks offensive lineman Carpenter, whose knee is bothering him, was placed on the reserve/non-football illness list, and little-used wide receiver Braylon Edwards was waived/injured.
After the Seattle Seahawks defense let the Chicago Bears kick a field goal to send it to OT, Seattle quarterback Russell Wilson drove the Hawks 80 yards for their second road win of the season and their third win in Chicago in three seasons.
Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner — facing league suspensions — will play in Chicago on Sunday, but Marcus Trufant, Red Bryant and Leroy Hill might not.
The Seattle Seahawks have lost a couple they could have won and won a couple they could have lost, rookie QB Russell Wilson has taken great strides, and the defense and running game have been every bit as strong as fans thought they would be.
Seattle Seahawks rookie quarterback Russell Wilson and receivers Golden Tate and Sidney Rice finally have added the missing dimension for the Hawks, and their continued rise could result in a playoff spot.
The Seahawks pulled away in the fourth quarter for a 28-7 win that bumped their record to 6-4 heading into their bye week.
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.
While the defense struggled for a fourth straight week, quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks’ offense continue to take steps toward becoming a cohesive unit.