At this level within the NFL season, there aren’t too many groups which can be totally wholesome. And even those that appear to be have gamers which can be taking part in by means of nagging accidents.
With the playoffs a month away, it is now crunch time for lots of groups that have to make ultimate pushes. Which means having to make powerful selections on the subject of whether or not injured gamers can intestine it out or not. For the Seattle Seahawks in Week 14, that query is extra current than ever.
Geno Smith could not play vs 49ers
Not solely is Seattle coping with accidents to their beginning working again and the again that has been changing him; their quarterback additionally acquired injured throughout observe this week. Geno Smith is reportedly coping with a tweaked groin that may often have him out for 2 weeks.
Seattle goes to let him heat up earlier than Sunday’s recreation to see if he can carry out the essential features of quarterbacking. It would not assist that the Seahawks face a San Francisco 49ers workforce with a fierce line of defense that has rattled off 4 straight simple wins in opposition to powerful opponents, one among which was the Seahawks two weeks in the past.
If Smith would not go, Drew Lock will step in. That ought to give the Seahawks purpose to lean on the bottom recreation, but they could not be capable to as a result of each of their finest working backs are questionable for the sport.
Common starter Kenneth Walker III has been coping with an indirect damage for a couple of weeks. Though he is trending in the correct route, he will not be environment friendly till he is again to one hundred pc. The identical goes for Zach Charbonnet, the rookie who has began every of the final two video games however suffered a knee damage final week.
Whoever is on the market for Seattle on Sunday, it is already wanting like a misplaced explanation for a recreation in California.