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RENTON - Seahawks rookie offensive lineman John Moffitt will be out for the rest of the season because he needs to undergo surgery to repair his right knee, after he suffered an injury in the first quarter of Sunday's game.
Moffit was chosen in the third round out of Wisconsin and had started all nine games for Seattle this season. He suffered injuries to medial-collateral ligament (MCL) and post-collateral ligament (PCL). His anterior-cruciate ligament (ACL) is OK, which means his recovery should proceed faster.
Moffitt was replaced in Sunday's game by Lemuel Jeanpierre. Paul McQuistan also may be a consideration to take Moffitt's spot going forward.
"We'll figure that out," coach Pete Carroll said.
The injury comes at a time as Seattle's offensive line has shown improvement, allowing only two sacks over the previous two games.
"He has been working so hard at it, and has been such a big part, too," Carroll said of Moffitt. "Good characte...
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RENTON -- Paul McQuistan will start at right guard in place of rookie John Moffitt, who suffered a season-ending knee injury in the first quarter of Sunday's game.Lemuel Jeanpierre played the final three quarters at right guard against Baltimore. McQuistan had been practicing at left guard before this week, when he now switches sides.McQuistan started three games at left guard...
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Published 03:50 p.m., Monday, November 14, 2011
Rookie right guard John Moffitt will be lost for the season after tearing the MCL and PCL ligaments in his...