The Seahawks left themselves light at defensive tackle when they cut down to 53 players, choosing instead to keep 10 offensive linemen and J.D. McKissic.
It almost came back to bite them Sunday vs. San Francisco, as Carlos Hyde ripped off two big runs as he became the first back to go over 100 rushing yards twice against Pete Carroll’s defense in Seattle. So Carroll decided to beef up the middle again, calling up Garrison Smith from the practice squad to replace David Bass.
It’s the first of what could be two or three moves in the trenches this week.
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The game against the Falcons could be a barometer of where the Seahawks stand in the NFC.
Russell Wilson looks fine, and more injury updates.
Five Seahawks who are key to the final 12 games.
Frank Clark is playing a lot more this year, and DeShawn Shead has played every snap.
The Seahawks are producing more sacks this year despite blitzing at the same frequency as last year.
Dan Quinn said he has “a lot of gratitude” for Pete Carroll and the Seahawks setting him up to coach the Falcons.
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