Found October 24, 2011 on Seahawks Insider:
PLAYERS: Pete Carroll
TEAMS: Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll held out hope that cornerback Walter Thurmond could return this season from an ankle injury. However, Carroll confirmed to reporters this afternoon that Thurmond will have ankle surgery and has been placed on the season-ending injured reserve list. “He’s got a pretty torn up ankle, with a high-ankle sprain that’s serious and also a fracture,” Carroll said. “And so we’re going to lose him for … Read more »

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