Programming alert: How to rescan your TV to keep watching JOEtv with your antenna

Seahawks linebacker suffers ‘extensive’ groin injury, needs surgery

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.
Heath Farwell. From Getty Images

Heath Farwell. From Getty Images

SEATTLE –Seahawks linebacker and special teams captain Heath Farwell sustained “extensive damage” to his groin during Friday’s preseason game against the Bears and will need surgery, coach Pete Carroll said at a press conference Monday.

Farwell made 11 tackles and a sack this preseason before hurting his groin in Friday’s game. It is unknown how long we will miss because of the injury.

Farwell, a 32-year-old veteran from San Diego State, came over to the Seahawks in 2011 from the Vikings. Last season, he played in 16 games on the team, with 9 tackles at linebacker.

But as the special teams captain, Farwell’s loss could be more of inspirational and emotional blow to a team looking to be the first repeat Super Bowl champions since 2004-05 New England Patriots.

His spot could be filled by Brock Coyle, the Seattle Times reported, a 23-year-old rookie out of Montana who has 17 tackles this preseason.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

2 comments

  • Hotel23

    Can you please stop writing “secured”? First, it is redundant when used multiple times. And B: Its stupid. He HAD, or MADE…he’s not a flippin homeowner looking for a loan.

Notice: you are using an outdated browser. Microsoft does not recommend using IE as your default browser. Some features on this website, like video and images, might not work properly. For the best experience, please upgrade your browser.