Two NFC West rivals play each other in Week 6 when the Seahawks play the Cardinals at Lumen Field. Both teams are 2-3. Here is who is hurt and what the weather will be like.
The Cardinals have to be feeling worse about their season than do 12s, right? I mean, Seattle went full rebuild (or “re-tool,” if you will) this offseason when they traded Russell Wilson and released Bobby Wagner. And let’s be honest, Seattle misses Wagner a whole lot more than they do Wilson right now. (Thanks, Geno Smith!)
But Arizona was pretty set. They did lose Chandler Jones but they also extended a lot of their young players. This includes quarterback Kyler Murray who doesn’t look like he could lead a team to a Super Bowl at this point.
Who is hurt for the Seahawks and Cardinals in Week 6
But Arizona should be able to run the ball really well against the Seahawks as Seattle’s run defense is atrocious. This is where things get a bit weird. Arizona will be without starting running back James Conner (ribs) and his backup, Darrel Williams (knee). But Seattle will likely be without defensive tackle Al Woods (knee) who is by far the best interior lineman Seattle has had this season.
Arizona will also be without kicker Matt Prater (right hip) and backup cornerback Trayvon Mullen, Jr. (hamstring). Prater missed Week 5 too and Arizona’s replacement kicker made one of his two field goals.
But for the real team, the Seahawks, they won’t have receiver Penny Hart (hamstring). And besides Woods, the other player listed as doubtful is right guard Gabe Jackson. Likely, Phil Haynes will step in for Jackson.
The Seahawks also have defensive end Shelby Harris (hip), cornerback Artie Burns (groin), receiver Dee Eskridge (illness), safety Joey Blount (calf) and receiver Marquise Goodwin (knee/back/everything else) listed as questionable.
12s could not ask for better weather in Seattle tomorrow. The winds should be light out of the NNW at 5 MPH or less. The temperature will see a high of 80 degrees and it will be sunny. So whoever wins the game, it won’t be because the other team suffered some kind of weather-related issue.