Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/9/14
Seattle Seahawks cornerback Brandon Browner was a surprise limited-participant in practice on Wednesday due to a strained hamstring, according to ESPN.com's Terry Blount. Browner played in all four of Seattle’s preseason games without any problems. This particular injury popped up somewhat mysteriously leaving his availability for this weekend in question. It is possible head coach Pete Carroll is just playing it safe with his Pro-Bowl cornerback, but the timing is a little bit too close for comfort if you are a Seahawk fan. With the first week of the regular season already upon us, Seattle will likely rest Browner for the rest of the week. If they end up having to play without their enormous 6’4” corner, Seattle will be forced to rely on the inexperience of Walter Thurmond III—who had an amazing preseason that led to the eventual release of Antoine Winfield—and second-year cornerback Jeremy Lane, who showed real promise in limited action last season. Obviously Seattle feels very good about the depth they have in their secondary, but Browner brings a certain level of physicality to the Seahawks defense that is unrivaled by teammates. His absence would not go unnoticed by opponents.   Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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