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MINNEAPOLIS - DECEMBER 2: Tarvaris Jackson #7 of the Minnesota Vikings carries the ball during the NFL game against the Detroit Lions at the Metrodome on December 2, 2007 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Stephen Dunn/Getty Images)
Share: Tarvaris Jackson RENTON — Barring a setback, it appears as if Tarvaris Jackson will return to his role as the team’s starting quarterback this week against Dallas. At least that’s what Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday. “He’s definitely in my mind, he’s starting unless he can’t at this point,” Carroll said. “So it’s a different way of looking at it this week than last week.” Jackson, nursing a strained pectoral, was limited in practice last week. Carroll estimated that backup Charlie Whitehurst took about 85 percent of the snaps in preparation for the Bengals game. Whitehurst started despite Jackson being active, but was replaced by Jackson after three possessions. Jackson went on to throw for a career-high 323 yards in a 34-12 Bengals win. How will Carroll approach practice this week? “We’re going to kind of gauge it as he takes it,” Carroll said. “Our trainers are ready to kind of watch him and model it after what he’s capable of doing.” Carroll sai
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