Seahawks’ tight end Zach Miller has been cleared by team doctors to return from
the Physically Unable to Perform list, according to NFL.com's Dan Hanzus.
Miller has been healing from a plantar fascia tear that he suffered during the
playoffs last season. It is still unclear if he will be available for Friday’s
game against the Green Bay Packers. Seahawks’ head coach Pete Carroll is
previously on record stating he had hoped to have Miller play in Seattle’s
third preseason game, making a potential return for the Green Bay game ahead of
acquired by the Seahawks to become a fixture in the receiving game. With
Russell Wilson at the helm, he may finally have that chance. It seemed the two
were finally beginning to develop chemistry toward the end of last season, as
Miller led the Seahawks in receiving yards for both of their playoff games
including a season-high 142 yards in their loss to Atlanta.
be happy to have their pro bowl tight end back on the field given his veteran
experience. The Seahawks drafted tight end Luke Willson in the sixth round of
the 2013 NFL Draft. So far, his flashes of excellence in training camp have coaches
raving over his potential. Miller will be counted on to mentor Willson with the
hopes of becoming a formidable duo with the rookie on the field.
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