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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 — Seahawks coach Pete Carroll stopped short of guaranteeing that Charlie Whitehurst will start at quarterback against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday. But it appears as if that will be the case, as Carroll said Tarvaris Jackson will be listed as doubtful to play with a strained pectoral muscle. Carroll still left open the possibility of Jackson recovering well enough to make a case to start the game. But expect to see Whitehurst come 10 a.m. Sunday. “We prepared all week long to get Charlie ready to start, and that’s what we’re thinking right now,” Carroll said. “But we’re going to still see what Tarvaris does the next couple of days. He threw well yesterday, he feels OK today. So we’ll go all the way up to game time to see where he is. But we prepared Charlie and we’re ready to do that.” Will Jackson be available even if he doesn’t start? The Seahawks gave third-stringer Josh Portis as many reps as they could this week, and he figures to be...
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