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NFL Injury Report:
Seahawks running back Robert Turbin has returned to practice following his
activation from the PUP list, according to Danny O' Neil from ESPN Seattle. Turbin
missed the first 10 days of training camp with a sore foot and has been
anxiously awaiting doctor’s clearance to get back on the field. With the
Seahawks drafting running back Christine Michael out of Texas A&M in the
second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, Turbin’s absence is now even more notable.
drafted in the fourth round of the 2012 NFL draft out of Utah State. He spent
last year as the No. 2 back behind Marshawn Lynch, frequently showcasing his
rugged running style and receiver-like hands. However with the addition of
Michael, it is unclear exactly where Turbin will fit into the backfield this
year. He has proven to be a very capable receiver in his short tenure with
Seattle and he also excels in pass-protection. This makes him a likely
candidate for third-down responsibilities.
muddying the situation, however, is the fact that Turbin is also a big back
with excellent speed and a great feel for the Seahawks one-cut-and-go running
scheme. It’s clear that Marshawn Lynch is the lead back in this group, but Turbin
and Michael will surely earn a good amount of playing time if they can remain
With the way
coaches in Seattle are raving about these two young backs, it is also quite
possible that Pete Carroll considers them the heir-apparent in Seattle. It
would come as no surprise if team management was already anticipating the
possibility of a Marshawn Lynch injury with his style of running. Plus with the
pieces the Seahawks have in place, an insurance plan at running back may be the
difference between making the playoffs and having a monumental letdown.
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