The Seahawks will not have Shaquill Griffin and Quinton Dunbar against Rams. (Getty)
The Seahawks and the Los Angeles Rams enter a key division showdown. They will not have a few key starters, and once the game time passes, they may miss more games.
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On Friday, the Seahawks excluded starting cornerback Shaquill Griffin and starting center Ethan Pocic from the game and ruled that defender Brian Mohn had a defensive tackle. (Bryan Mone). Griffin injured a hamstring, Posic had a concussion, and Moen injured his ankle. Later they listed cornerback Quinton Dunbar as a suspicious player, thus excluding him.
Before Dunbar was ruled out, head coach Pete Carroll said on Friday that Dunbar was unlikely to travel. He did not practice this week, and Carroll said they have been doing rehabilitation work for Dunbar̵
“It will take some time to take advantage of the repair. He has made good progress, but not enough progress to participate in the game.” Carroll said.
With these two men, Tre Flowers will get a starting nod at the perimeter cornerback. Who starts opposite is a question mark.
Seattle may have four choices among Ryan Neal, DJ Reed, Linden Stephens and Neiko Thorpe. Neal plays a role mainly in safety this season, but has experience in cornerbacks, while Stephens does not have much performance in the NFL, Reid mainly plays a role in nickel and safety, but it is said that he can handle outdoor games. Carroll said Thorpe is ready to participate in the game, he was injured due to a hip injury. He is also the captain of the Seattle special team.
Carroll said: “We are really happy to have him back.”
With Pocic’s departure, Kyle Fuller will begin his first professional football career as a center forward. Carroll said he is a strong physical player, ready to go.
Carroll said: “He has always been on the verge of getting in and playing,” he pointed out that some offensive forward players, such as Jordan Simmons two seasons ago, have scored against the Rams. success. “… Kyle will be ready to go. He will do well for us.”
Long-term injury reports continue, and seven players are listed as suspicious players. Those seven are guards Chris Carson and Carlos Hyde, defensive end Benson Mayowa and Alton Robinson, receivers Freddie Swain (Freddie Swain) and Penny Hart (Penny Hart) and guard KJ Wright.
Carroll said that after missing the last two weeks, the two best guards seem to be the game time decision. Carson injured his foot and Hyde injured his hamstring. Hyde (Hyde) practice on Friday, Carson (Carson) ran some, Carroll (Carroll) think Carson (Carson) has a better chance to play.
“We think that if we don’t pass Chris early, Chris has a chance, so that’s why we decided not to put him on the court today. He still works hard, all of this,” Carroll said. “Carlos, this is his opportunity to show (he is ready), he looks good today. We will have to see how it goes.”
Wright is the team’s starting guard, and even though he suffered an ankle injury in the loss to Buffalo Bills last week, he should still be able to play.
“We waited until today (let him practice), today he looks pretty good, so he is likely to participate in the game,” Carroll said.
Mayowa is one of the top passers in the team and is likely to be out again. Carroll said that he “didn’t quite do this.”
Carol said: “When we check on him tomorrow morning, we will see how the situation is, but he has not yet returned to the practice range, so he has a long way to come back.”
The good news for the Seahawks is that left back Mike Iupati and Nickel Horn Ugo Amadi withdrew from injury reports after missing the last few games.
In addition, the recently signed defensive tackle Damon “Snacks” Harrison may play with Mone. Carroll did not specifically say that he will be activated from the practice team, but he said he was excited to see his performance after he gradually recovered his strength in the past few weeks.
He said: “He really worked very hard to go on. I really hope he can achieve some success and have the fun of playing football again, so that he can return to a part of football.” “…The style of play he brought is very Suitable for us.”
You can listen to Carroll’s entire Friday press conference on the Seahawks official YouTube page here.
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