Chris Carson out of practice again after failing to make “positive progress”

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Seahawks running back Chris Carson returned to practice last week on a limited basis and seemed to be heading in the right direction. But Carson did not practice Wednesday, and coach Pete Carroll sounded ominous when asked if Carson had a setback.

“What I would say is he didn’t make the positive progress that we would have hoped,” Carroll said, via Tim Booth of the Associated Press. “We’re still working with him. I don’t have a good update for you. Just have to wait a couple more days, and we’ll have more.”

Carson played the first four games and gained 261 yards on 60 touches with three touchdowns. The Seahawks placed him on injured reserve with a neck injury Oct. 15, and he missed the past five games.

The Seahawks have Alex Collins, Travis Homer, DeeJay Dallas and Rashaad Penny at the position.

“I’m anxious to see us mix our guys a little bit more and more runs will allow us to do that. Alex had 10 carries in the game. That’s not enough to really get a guy working,” Carroll said. “(Travis) Homer has got some style to him. Deejay does a nice job in a number of areas and we need Rashaad to come to life. This is an important time for Rashaad to help us.”

5 responses to “Chris Carson out of practice again after failing to make “positive progress”

  1. Neck injury for a big bruising back? Yeah I’d say his days as a starter are pretty much toast. Worst part is they absolutely wasted a pick on Penny. That dude is made of glass. The dynasty Seattle had in place is gone. Should’ve started Geno against the Packers but the Hawks are doing everything possible to secure Wilson’s “legacy” so he’ll stay with them. What’s weird is people trash Rodgers for having 1 SB win but Wilson is in that same category, which is Eli Manning has more hardware.

  2. The time for Rashaad to come to life has long since passed. Need to just let this one go, Pete.

  3. Being an NFL running back is like clocking into a job where those test dummies sit in cars for crash test research…but instead, you are the crash test dummy…best wishes for Carson….

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