Seattle Seahawks injury report week 17: Seattle vs. San Francisco


It’s the last week of the regular season and the Seattle Seahawks injury report is empty. They are healthy and ready for the playoffs.

It’s been a topsy-turvy road to get to the final week of the season. Due to injury, Seattle has lost their depth at running back, had gaps in their defensive line, and lost the heart and soul of the Legion of Boom for the season.

To start, I have to mention the injury to WR Tyler Lockett in last week’s game. Lockett broke his leg and has been put on IR, ending his season. The team seems hopeful he will be back in time for training camp next season. Lockett had become a staple of the passing game over the last few months and will be sorely missed.

Looking at week 17, the Seahawks will still be without RB C.J. Prosise. This week, head coach Pete Carroll said Prosise is still “weeks away” from playing. It seems doubtful Prosise will return this season.

RB Thomas Rawls injured his shoulder during last week’s loss to Arizona. Carroll said it is a slight shoulder bruise, and Rawls is expected to play this week.

Also injured in last Saturday’s game was S Kam Chancellor. Chancellor hurt his ankle and didn’t practice on Wednesday, yet practiced fully on Thursday. With Earl Thomas being out for the rest of the season, losing Kam would have been a disaster to the Legion of Boom. Luckily, he will play on Sunday.

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In other news, the Seahawks have given a 3-year extension to DE Michael Bennett. Bennett, a team leader and fan favorite, had been quite vocal about wanting a new contract over the last year. Most assumed the deal would get done before Bennett hit free agency, but having it announced this week could be a huge boost in moral for not just Bennett, but the entire team.