Seahawks stars Russell Wilson and Chris Carson have been positioned on injured reserve on Friday. The earliest both participant can return to the sector is for Seattle’s Week 10 sport towards the Packers.
Wilson just lately had surgical procedure to restore a ruptured tendon within the center finger of his throwing hand sustained throughout Seattle’s Week 5 loss to the Rams. The harm has a typical restoration timetable of six weeks. Carson has been coping with a neck harm which stored him out of Seattle’s sport towards Los Angeles. Carson ran for 232 yards and three touchdowns in the course of the Seahawks’ first three video games.
With Wilson out, Seattle is shifting ahead at quarterback with Geno Smith, who went 10 of 17 with 131 yards with a landing and an interception towards the Rams. Smith, a nine-year veteran who beforehand frolicked with the Jets and Chargers, has a 12-19 profession report as an NFL beginning quarterback.
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Wilson sustained the harm when his hand hit the helmet of Rams defensive sort out Aaron Donald. The Seahawks’ beginning quarterback since 2012, Wilson has led the Seahawks to 100 regular-season wins, two Tremendous Bowl appearances and a win over the Broncos in Tremendous Bowl XLVIII. Wilson has been named to every of the final 4 Professional Bowls. His streak of 149 consecutive video games performed will come to an finish.
With Carson out, Alex Collins will proceed to obtain the majority of Seattle’s carries. A former Raven, Collins has extension expertise towards the Seahawks’ upcoming opponent. On “Sunday Evening Soccer” in Week 4 of the 2018 season, Collins scored a key touchdowns at Heinz Discipline to assist the Ravens to a 26-14 victory.
Primarily based on Wilson’s harm, the Seahawks’ projected win complete has dipped from 8-8 to 7.8 wins, in line with CBS Sports activities knowledge scientist Stephen Oh. Seattle’s playoff odds have fallen from 42.7 p.c to 22.2.
Seattle is at present 2-3 and in final place within the NFC West division. The Seahawks’ subsequent three video games are at Pittsburgh on Sunday night time and at dwelling towards the 2-2 Saints and the 0-4 Jaguars.