RENTON, Wash. — The Seattle Seahawks have positioned sturdy safety Delano Hill on injured reserve due to a fracture in his hip.
Coach Pete Carroll introduced the transfer Tuesday and known as it a non-displaced fracture that Hill suffered in Sunday’s sport.
Hill began the previous two video games whereas Tedric Thompson was sidelined by chest and ankle accidents. With Thompson out, Seattle had moved Bradley McDougald to free safety with Hill enjoying sturdy safety.
Michael Dickson, Sebastian Janikowski and Tyler Ott make for an unlikely trio, nevertheless it’s one which has helped push the Seahawks into the playoffs.
“He was enjoying nice ball. The hopes for him coming again subsequent time round and being a giant issue for all of the enjoying time and competing and all that, it is there. He was enjoying his finest sport,” Carroll mentioned Tuesday. “He performed very well — hits, operating, tackling, all types of excellent stuff, pressuring. So very, very brilliant future for him and this can set him again for some time, nevertheless it’s not one thing he cannot recuperate from.”
On his 710 ESPN Seattle radio present on Monday, Carroll praised the way in which Hill performed and did not dismiss the opportunity of protecting him within the beginning lineup for Seattle’s wild-card sport towards the Dallas Cowboys, although Thompson is predicted to be again this week.
The statuses of left guard J.R. Sweezy and cornerback Shaquill Griffin stay unsure. Carroll mentioned Tuesday that Sweezy is transferring round nicely and not using a limp or a boot on his sprained foot, however he’ll be a game-day determination. Griffin sprained his ankle Sunday and can strive to follow later within the week, Carroll mentioned.
Akeem King stepped in at left cornerback for Griffin on Sunday and would begin in his place if wanted towards Dallas, Carroll mentioned.
The Seahawks re-signed receiver Malik Turner from their follow squad to fill Hill’s roster spot.