Monday, October 27, 2008

Injury Updates

by: Mike Parker

Danny O'Neil reported in his blog that Matt Hasselbeck is in Los Angeles today seeing a specialist about his back and leg problems. Holmgren hasn't been specific about whether or not the QB will return Sunday against the Eagles, but he's been quoted as saying it's "possible."

Meanwhile, Deion Branch is likely out for another game because of what appears to be increased soreness in the heel injury he sustained against the Giants. With that kind of injury, it's especially nerve-wracking because of how close it is to the Achilles' tendon, so Branch is probably going to be out indefinitely. Don't be surprised to hear him placed on IR if things don't start looking up.

Lofa Tatupu will also see limited time in practice this week because of a groin injury suffered Sunday, and Patrick Kerney got a little dinged up in the shoulder that he had surgery on during the offseason. Neither Lofa's nor Pat's injuries sound like anything to be concerned about, but I seem to recall saying that before about other players.

At any rate, as soon as we know what's up, you'll know what's up - good or bad. -END-