Seahawks news: Jamal Adams, Pete Carroll, Richard Sherman, and Jordyn Brooks

Seattle is getting two veterans back to practice, but losing some younger players to injuries.
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Seahawks should have Jordyn Brooks back Week 1

In great news from Tuesday (on a day that otherwise brought some tidbits of bad news), linebacker Jordyn Brooks should be ready to play by Week 1. He practiced in full on Tuesday with no brace on his leg. Most reports stated that Brooks looked as he did before the injury. This is fantastic news as far as Seattle's ability to be aggressive. Brooks might not be great in coverage or in pass rush, be he is good against the run and is an excellent tackler.

It's also a bit miraculous that Brooks has been able to return so quickly from the knee injury he suffered late in the 2022 season. Most players might need a year off before returning. Brooks made it back in eight months and is in football shape. He is unlikely to play in preseason Week 3, I would assume, but the Seahawks still have two-and-a-half weeks before they start the season against the Los Angeles Rams.

Of course, Seattle got some not-great news on Tuesday as well as the team announced rookie receiver Jaxon Smith-Njigba suffered a broken bone in his wrist against the Dallas Cowboys and the injury would be operated on as early as Tuesday. Pete Carroll said the team is "optimistic" that Smith-Njigba can return by Week 1, but also put a timetable on his return of 3-4 weeks which means a Week 2 or 3 return seems more likely.

Plus, the Seahawks are really struggling with injuries at receiver. DK Metcalf and Tyler Lockett are healthy, but the depth includes unproven Jake Bobo and Cody Thompson, among others. Let's just hope that Metcalf and Lockett don't get hurt in Week 1.

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