Seattle Seahawks Have Too Many Injuries, Missing Russell Okung & Others

August 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

This is a heck of a way to get a team ready for the season.
As the Seahawks prepare to play the Minnesota Vikings in the only preseason game that vaguely resembles the real thing, the Hawks don’t look much like what they hoped they would look like.
With 10 key players now injured or just coming off injuries, the Seahawks are simply not at full strength, and this game against a powerhouse Vikings team might resemble the 35-9 butt whooping by the Vikings last season.
The Hawks figure to be without four offensive linemen, two linebackers, and two defensive ends.
They’re already down to their third left tackle—last year it took until the second game of the season for that to happen—with Russell Okung (high ankle sprain) and Ray Willis (knee surgery) both out indefinitely.
That’s not a good thing for quarterback Matt Hasselbeck, but it will be a great test for Mansfield Wrotto, who played fairly well after replacing Okung in the first q...

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