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Seahawks C Unger ready to go; DE Clemons fined

Post by Eric Williams on Oct. 12, 2012 at 2:30 pm with 40 Comments »
October 12, 2012 2:30 pm

After sitting out most of the week with a hip issue, Seattle Seahawks center Max Unger returned to practice on Friday.

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said Unger should be ready to play against New England on Sunday. Unger fully participated in practice, and is listed as probable on the team’s injury report.

“Max is ready to go,” Carroll said. “He’s fine. He’s got to get through tomorrow, but he should be in good shape.”

Unger confirmed to reporters after practice that he was ready to go.

“Yeah, I’m good,” Unger said.

However, defensive tackles Clinton McDonald (groin) and Jaye Howard (foot) likely will not play on Sunday. McDonald is listed as doubtful on the team’s injury report, and Howard is listed as out.

Carroll also clarified offensive lineman John Moffitt’s condition. The second-year pro aggravated a knee injury that cut short his rookie season last year, and will miss his third game this Sunday.

But Carroll said he expects Moffitt to be available in a few weeks, looking to the Detroit game on Oct 28 as a possible return for the University of Wisconsin product.

“It was a little more serious than we thought,” Carroll said. “So we’re just making sure we’re taking care of him. We’re okay on the depth chart right now, so it’s working out that we can buy the time and not force him back too soon.

“I think he’s got a couple weeks at the most before he’s coming back. Next week doesn’t help because we have a short week coming up, but after that we have a chance to get him.”

Running back Marshawn Lynch also fully participated in his second straight practice, and is listed as probable.

Chris Clemons was fined $15,750 for roughing the passer, unnecessarily driving Carolina quarterback Cam Newton to the ground after he threw the ball down the field, according to the league. Clemons drew a personal foul penalty on the play.

Former Seahawks safety Lawyer Milloy was in the locker room saying hello to some of his former teammates today. Milloy got his NFL start in New England, winning a Super Bowl with the Patriots. But he has more relationships with players in the Seattle locker room because this was his final stop before retiring in 2010 – so the Tacoma native’s rooting interest is torn.

“I think they always have a shot as long as Tom Brady has the ball,” Milloy said. “I have more relationships here in this locker room because I’m recently removed from a couple years ago.

“But this (Seattle) is the home team, so I always lean more toward the home team. That’s one thing about being retired, is that I’m non-denominational. I’m just an NFL fan. And I can’t get fined for the things I say, but also don’t want to lose relationship and friendships.”

Nudged a little, Milloy put his allegiance with the Seahawks.

“The reason why I’m swinging more toward the Seahawks is because at home, I put my money on them at all time,” said Milloy, smiling. “And I’m not going to say another deciding factor for me is I got the Seahawks defense on my fantasy football team.”

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  1. We need Unger and I’m glad he’s going to be ready to rock. With that new contract, you can tell this organization views him as a key building block and am so glad the people who thought Chris Spencer was better didn’t get their way when they wanted him resigned and for Max to stay at guard, as he’s much better at C than G, IMO.

  2. I also have the Seahawks Defense on my Fantasy Team and I think I will be just fine this week.

  3. bird_spit says:

    I was one that wanted spencer at G..I still think the starting RG would be spencer if spencer could have followed the leadership of Unger.

  4. I’ll agree with all that, Bobby. Though often I wonder how much of the credit really should go to Tom Cable. He seems to make all his players better. I never was too impressed with Unger at G but he’s a good C. Meanwhile I can’t wait to get Moffitt back, I think we saw our best run game against Dallas when he was blocking for Marshawn. I’m still waiting to see Carpenter and Moffitt both in there and see the culmination of Tom Cables rebuilt O line.

  5. These fines r out of control! How about the hit steve put on Atwater on that interception return back in the day! I wonder how much that fine would be? Give me a break! Glad to here unheralded is ready to go

  6. tacomahawk73 says:

    $50 fine on JIRISH for roughing the blog!

  7. If were giving out fines for roughing the blog I’m bankrupt here real soon :-)

  8. Good one t hawk 73. Instant classic!

  9. that’s complete and total baloney about the clemons fine.

    a full 10k less for ending someones season after the play.

  10. Wow Eric! new video camera? The HD qulaity looks awesome! Thanks!!!

  11. ThickRich says:

    Just found the clip on YouTube Irish it was Mike Harden that he decked out. It was so sweet to see that again

  12. GeorgiaHawk says:

    “When are you gonna come down”
    “When are you going to land”
    “The Seahawks have been doing so good”
    ” that perhaps they will command”
    “I know they are young and talented”
    “I know they can make mistakes too”
    “I’m not a present for your friends to open ”
    “This teams too young to be singing the blues”

    “So goodbye NFC west”
    “Where the dogs of NFL howl”
    “You can’t plant me in your penthouse”
    “I’m going back to my plough”

    “Back to the howling old owl in the woods”
    “Hunting the horny back toad”
    “Oh I’ve finally decided my future lies”
    “Beyond the Seattle Seahawk road”

    “What do you think you’ll do then”

    “I bet well’ll shoot down Brady’s train.”
    “It’ll take me a couple of vodka and tonics
    To set me on your feet again”

    “Maybe Flynn will be a replacement”
    “There’s plenty time for that to be found ”
    “Bloggers who ain’t got a penny ”
    “Sniffing for tidbits like you on the ground”

  13. Instant classic Georgia!

  14. GeorgiaHawk says:

    Mom passed away today. three weeks ago she was working in her garden. So sad, and yet still she passed so painlessly. What a wake up call this is!

  15. yakimahawk says:

    GeorgiaHawk, very sorry. Lost my dad 3 years ago, our thoughts and prayer’s to you and your family, God Bless.

  16. Sorry, Georgia. Mine passed away when I was 16 and I have come to the conclusion that no matter what age you are when you lose a parent… it SUCKS!!! Best wishes!!!

  17. Sorry to here about your mom. God bless you and your family.

  18. bird_spit says:

    Sorry for your lose GA.

    Life is to short fellas ( ladies too ). Enjoy every minute.

    Go Hawks!

  19. G hawk – my father passed2 yrs ago and for me it took awhile to go through the grief and loss period. Hang in there big guy and remember she truly is allways with you. There is a part of her that is the man you have become. Go hawks and thank you for sharing that with us! Your a seahawk brother and allways will be!

  20. montanamike2 says:

    Sorry for your loss georgia
    I’m glad she went peacefully.

  21. Greendog- my bad -for some reason I thought it was Atwater. We were some young bucks back then. Steve sure did lay the wood on that play!

  22. Georgiahawk, my brother. Sorry for your loss bro. Take it easy.

  23. My condolences to you, GeorgiaHawk. Wise words from JIRISH — your mom will always be with you.

  24. Palerydr says:

    Sorry to hear about your loss Georgia. Even when you know it’s coming it doesn’t make it any easier. Don’t take this the wrong way but I believe a drink or 6(pack) might be in order. Remember to celebrate all the good things/times she was to you and yours.

  25. SandpointHawk says:

    Condolences to you and yours Georgia. I am saddened to hear of your sudden loss.

  26. DanielleMND says:

    My condolences, Georgia.

  27. Sparky12 says:

    GeorgiaHawk: A man loves his sweetheart the most, his wife the best, but his mother the longest

    Sorry for your loss.

  28. confucious says:

    Sorry for your loss Georgia. Peace be with you.

  29. jawpeace says:

    So sorry GeorgiaHawk, I just lost my mom suddenly back in June. I know she loved Jesus and is with Him, but I still have sad days and I miss her. After every Hawk game we would call each other and talk about the game. Getting teary eyes just writing this. So I am going to stop and say my God give you comfort in this hard time.

  30. adding my condolences as well – sorry to hear the sad news GeorgiaHawk.

  31. hawkfaninoklahoma says:

    sorry to hear about your mom God bless and keep you and yours.

  32. sluggo42 says:

    My wife and u pass along our condolences as well Georgia , we lost grandma last week, and there are no words that help that much…
    God Bless…
    Doug and Monica…

  33. sluggo42 says:

    My wife and I… Sorry…

  34. GeorgiaHawk says:

    Wow, I just read all your wonderful comments. Thanks so much. This is like an extended family here, even with the fighting, lol.

    Now kick some Brady ass! Go Seahawks!!!!

  35. jollygoodfellow55 says:

    Sunday’s weather prediction plus the 12th man definitely favors the Seahawks against Brady and the Pats. Go Seahawks!

  36. Georgia – some of us, like you, view this blog as an extended family, to a certain degree, that’s probably why it hurts when there are excessive rants of personal attacks and things of that nature.

    With that being said, I believe every person on this blog is good and we all have the same goal in mind (to win a Super Bowl) and you can tell they are “good” when something like this happens to “our own (you).”

    Again, I’m sorry and best wishes in the near future…

  37. God bless Georgia. I lost my Mom 3 months ago and I still don’t know what to do. Take care Bro.

  38. I’m so sorry for your loss GHawk. Hang in there, brother.
    My condolences to you and yours. God Bless.

  39. tazzmann says:

    i agree these fines are out of control i’m all for the safty of the players but really this is football not ballet

  40. even though we get along about as well as Harbaugh and Carroll, I’m sorry to hear about your mom, my dude. That’s something most everyone has to go through, but it’d be impossible to get through it without support from friends and family, even if your friends and family are people on a seahawks fan site.

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