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MINNEAPOLIS - AUGUST 28: Charlie Whitehurst of the Seattle Seahawks looks to hand off against the Minnesota Vikings during a preseason NFL game at Mall of America Field at the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome on August 28, 2010 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)
Share: RENTON — Thursday at the VMAC means it’s time for the Seahawks’ starting quarterback to speak with the media. And even though coach Pete Carroll has left open the possibility that Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral) could play this week, it was Charlie Whitehurst who was made available to answer questions from reporters, another indication that he will likely make his second consecutive start in Jackson’s place. If that’s the case, Whitehurst is hoping things go a little better against the Bengals than they did against the Browns last week. The Seahawks, of course, posted one of their worst offensive performances in franchise history, managing just 137 total yards in a 6-3 loss at Cleveland. Whitehurst completed just 12 of 30 passes for 97 yards and an interception, resulting in a miserly quarterback rating of 35.0. “It wasn’t a lot of good there,” Whitehurst said. “But you try to take it and learn from it. Once you do that, you move on and try to get better from there. So ...
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