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November 9, 2012 at 1:27 PM

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LB K.J. Wright, G James Carpenter ruled out for Sunday's game

RENTON -- The Seahawks will be without linebacker K.J. Wright and guard James Carpenter, two starters ruled out for Sunday's game against the Jets.

Wright suffered a concussion on the first series of Sunday's game against Minnesota while Carpenter's head injury goes back more than a week.

"Both of those guys need a little bit more time," coach Pete Carroll said, "and so with the week coming up, we'll take great care of them and get them after the bye."

Mike Morgan will start in Wright's place at strongside linebacker while John Moffitt will be at left guard, starting at that spot for the second consecutive week.

Seattle has remained remarkably healthy, and Wright is the first defensive starter this season who won't be available for a game because of injury.

"Missing a frontline player like K.J., that's a big deal to us," Carroll said. "But it's not about who's stepping down, it's who's stepping up."

Defensive tackle Red Bryant missed the first two days of practice with a sore foot, but returned to practice on Friday and should be ready to play Carroll said. Safety Kam Chancellor had a sore quadriceps that kept him out of practice Wednesday and Thursday, but also seems ready to go.

SeahawksSeahawks injury report
WednesdayThursdayFriday
OUTOUTOUT
  LB K.J. Wright (Concussion)
  G James Carpenter (Knee Concussion)
Did not practiceDid not practiceDOUBTFUL
 DT Greg Scruggs (Oblique)DT Greg Scruggs (Oblique)
G James Carpenter (Concussion)G James Carpenter (Concussion)
RB Marshawn Lynch (Back/Wrist)RB Marshawn Lynch (Back/Wrist)
DE Red Bryant (Foot)DE Red Bryant (Foot)
LB K.J. Wright (Concussion)LB K.J. Wright (Concussion)
DT Clinton McDonald (Groin)DT Clinton McDonald (Groin)
S Kam Chancellor (Quadriceps)S Kam Chancellor (Quadriceps)
WR Braylon Edwards (Knee)
 CB Richard Sherman (Illness)
Limited in practiceLimited in practiceQUESTIONABLE
DT Jason Jones (Ankle)DT Jason Jones (Ankle)DT Clinton McDonald (Groin)
 WR Braylon Edwards (Knee)
Full participationFull participationPROBABLE
WR Doug Baldwin (Ankle)WR Doug Baldwin (Ankle)WR Doug Baldwin (Ankle)
G John Moffitt (Knee)G John Moffitt (Knee)G John Moffitt (Knee)
C Max Unger (Finger)C Max Unger (Finger)C Max Unger (Finger)
  DT Jason Jones (Ankle)
  WR Braylon Edwards (Knee)
  RB Marshawn Lynch (Back/Wrist)
  DE Red Byrant (Foot)
  S Kam Chancellor (Quadriceps)
  CB Richard Sherman (Illness)
jet-mark-1-cl.gifJets injury report
WednesdayThursdayFriday
OutOutOUT
Did not practiceDid not practiceDOUBTFUL
RB Joe McKnight (Ankle)RB Joe McKnight (Ankle)RB Joe McKnight (Ankle)
DL Kendrick Ellis (Knee) DL Kendrick Ellis (Knee)
Limited in practiceLimited in practiceQUESTIONABLE
LB Bart Scott (Toe)LB Bart Scott (Toe)LB Bart Scott (Toe)
OL Brandon Moore (Hip)OL Brandon Moore (Hip)OL Brandon Moore (Hip)
OL Nick Mangold (Ankle)OL Nick Mangold (Ankle)OL Nick Mangold (Ankle)
DB Eric Smith (Knee)DB Eric Smith (Knee)DB Eric Smith (Knee)
RB Bilal Powell (Shoulder)RB Bilal Powell (Shoulder)RB Bilal Powell (Shoulder)
TE Jeff Cumberland (Wrist)SS LaRon Landry (Heel)DL Sione Pouha (Low back)
DL Sione Pouha (Low Back)DL Sione Pouha (Low Back)
 DL Kendrick Ellis (Knee)
Full participationFull participationPROBABLE
DB LaRon Landry (Heel)
QB Mark Sanchez (Low back)QB Mark Sanchez (Low back)QB Mark Sanchez (Low back)
OL Matt Slauson (Knee)OL Matt Slauson (Knee)OL Matt Slauson (Knee)
LB Calvin Pace (Shin)LB Calvin Pace (Shin)LB Calvin Pace (Shin)
DL Mike DeVito (Finger)DL Mike DeVito (Finger)DL Mike DeVito (Finger)
WR Clyde Gates (Shoulder)WR Clyde Gates (Shoulder)WR Clyde Gates (Shoulder)
 TE Jeff Cumberland (Wrist)TE Jeff Cumberland (Wrist)
 DL Damon Harrison (Thumb)DL Damon Harrison (Thumb)
  WR Jeremy Kerley (Heel)
  SS LaRon Landry (Heel)


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Wright is a huge loss because he is arguably our best linebacker. I expect alot of... MORE
Losing KJ definitely hurts us, but I don't think Morgan will do too badly. There's a... MORE
As much as it hurts not having K.J. on the field I am happy to see the league taking... MORE

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