Marshawn Lynch sat at his locker on Wednesday as Seattle's star running back talked for the first time since the start of training camp.
The Seahawks hope Lynch is on his feet and on the field come Sunday in the season opener at Arizona and not just a spectator on the bench.
''The goal is to (play). But I stay ready,'' Lynch said. ''So if I do, I do, and if I don't, I don't.''
Lynch is a bit of a question mark going into Sunday's game with a sore back that has kept him out of the last two preseason games and most of practice during that stretch. Back spasms popped up following Seattle's exhibition win at Denver on Aug. 18 and, while he's receiving treatment, the problem still exists.
Seattle coach Pete Carroll said the team will take a day-to-day approach with Lynch for the rest of this week. Lynch went through the team's walkthrough on Wednesday morning but was limited in practice.
''We really won't know until the end of the week unless something changes,'' Carroll said. ''The...