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Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas get MRIs; both expected to play in Super Bowl

A day after All-Pro defensive backs Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas vowed to play in the Super Bowl despite elbow and shoulder injuries, respectively, both stars got magnetic resonance imaging exams.

Carroll didn’t have the results of those Monday afternoon, and we didn’t get access to players today. ESPN later reported Sherman has a sprained elbow.

Both Sherman and Thomas are expected to play in the Super Bowl.

The Seahawks didn’t practice Monday. They are off Tuesday then practice Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The team leaves for Arizona on Sunday, arriving early that afternoon.


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Healing is indeed a slow process: Nine Seahawks miss practice, four days before game vs NY Giants

That’s a lengthy list, longest one yet for a Wednesday.

Yet coach Pete Carroll says there is light at the end of the Seahawks’ seemingly deep, dark abyss of aches and pains.

Max Unger took what the coach described before practice as a personal day, and Carroll expects his two-time Pro Bowl center to practice Thursday on the road to potentially playing Sunday against the New York Giants for the first time in more than a month since he sprained his foot. Marshawn Lynch got his normal, Wednesday rest.

Carroll had expected Kam Chancellor and Russell Okung to practice half

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Updates on Lofa Tatupu and LeRoy Hill

For those of you who are concerned, both injuries appear to be minor. Hill has a groin strain and Tatupu has a mild hamstring strain.

“We believe that it’s very minor and we hope that we caught it,” head coach Jim Mora said of Hill’s injury.

As for Tatupu’s injury, Mora said, “It doesn’t appear to be anything serious. We were playing it safe at that point, especially with Lofa.”