Rawls, Graham among several Seahawks not expected to play tonight against Vikings

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RENTON, Wash. — Running back Thomas Rawls and tight end Jimmy Graham are among several Seahawks not expected to play in Thursday’s preseason game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Graham is recovering from a torn patellar tendon in his right knee suffered last November in a game against Pittsburgh. Graham was activated off the physically unable to perform list last week and returned to limited practice.

Carroll said throughout the majority of the offseason that he hoped Graham would be ready for the start of the regular season. Graham had surgery almost immediately after the injury and his right knee was completely immobilized for 11 to 12 weeks.

Carroll also suggested that it’s possible Rawls could get some play time next week in the third exhibition game.

Pete Carroll says safety Kam Chancellor, defensive tackle Jordan Hill and offensive tackle J’Marcus Webb are also likely to sit out.

On the flip side, Seahawks digital media reporter John Boyle says Mike Morgan, Zab Brooks and Kasen Williams are all expected to play.

The Hawks are coming off a 17-16 buzzer beater win against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. Backup quarterback Trevone Boykin led a four-play, 88-yard drive in the final seconds, completing a Hail Mary touchdown pass to Tanner McEvoy with time expiring to set up the game-winning two-point conversion.

  • The Seahawks play the Minnesota Vikings Thursday at 7 p.m. on Q13 FOX, the exclusive home of your Seattle Seahawks. Pregame coverage begins with Q13 News at 4 & 5 followed by Seahawks Gameday.
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